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    • 24 Dec 18
    • Helsinki Metropolitan Orchestra

      Sibelius, Rachmaninoff, Strauss

      Sasha Mäkilä, conductor
      Alina Sorjonen, piano


    • 28 Dec 18
    • Helsinki Metropolitan Orchestra

      Sibelius, Rachmaninoff, Strauss

      Sasha Mäkilä, conductor
      Alina Sorjonen, piano


    • 30 Dec 18
    • Helsinki Metropolitan Orchestra

      Sibelius, Rachmaninoff, Strauss

      Sasha Mäkilä, conductor
      Alina Sorjonen, piano



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Latest News
  • 14th International Sasha Mäkilä Conducting Masterclass in Pärnu, Estonia – places available!

    Because of recent cancellations we have extended the application deadline until June 30th, or until the course is full – APPLY ASAP! 14th International Sasha Mäkilä Conducting Masterclass in Pärnu, Estonia July 16-21, 2018 with Pärnu City Orchestra http://plo.ee/en/makila Ten participants will get an intense masterclass experience over six days in Pärnu, Estonia, working with […]

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  • Sasha Mäkilä starts as the Artistic Director of Helsinki Metropolitan Orchestra

    Starting in fall 2017 Sasha Mäkilä serves as the Artistic Director of the Helsinki Metropolitan Orchestra. Helsinki Metropolitan Orchestra (HMO) was founded in the summer of 2017 by 60 enthusiastic players – professionals, students and amateurs – together with conductor Sasha Mäkilä and pianist Alina Sorjonen. The orchestra serves the whole Helsinki metropolitan region and […]

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  • 13th International Sasha Mäkilä Conducting Masterclass in Helsinki, Finland

    13th International Sasha Mäkilä Conducting Masterclass February 19-23, 2018 Helsinki Metropolitan Orchestra Ten participants will get an intense masterclass experience over five days in Helsinki, Finland, working with maestro Sasha Mäkilä and the musicians of Helsinki Metropolitan Orchestra (http://www.metorchestra.fi/). The course consists of four rehearsals and a public concert at the hall of Helsinki Conservatory, […]

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  • Sasha Mäkilä named Principal Guest Conductor of the Krasnoyarsk Symphony Orchestra

    Conductor Sasha Mäkilä has been named the Principal Guest Conductor of the Krasnoyarsk Symphony Orchestra. In his position Mäkilä will lead 3–4 subscription concerts annually as well as special projects, such as chamber orchestra concerts and school concerts. Mäkilä will work on developing the orchestra together with chief conductor Vladimir Lande. Mäkilä has studied conducting […]

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  • Metropolia Onegin garners critical praise

    The Metropolia University production of Evgeny Onegin garnered critical praise despite tough competition from the FNO production of the same opera which premiered just two days later. Both productions were mentioned by YLE Russian News, and the newspaper Töölöläinen decided to review both of them in a single review. Two more reviews can be found […]

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