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Susanna Malkki Appointed Principal Guest Conductor to LA Philharmonic for 2017-18 >>

Another victory for women in classical, Finnish conductor Susanna Malkki has been appointed the principal guest conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. She will be the third maestro to hold the post.

Christel Lee

Violinist Christel Lee Wins 11th International Jean Sibelius Competition >>

Last week, Korean American-Canadian Violinist Christel Lee was announced the first-prize winner of the 11th International Jean Sibelius competition in Helsinki, Finland. The widely sought-after prize is only attainable in five-year intervals, starting in 1965 (only eight years after the competition’s namesake, Finnish composer and violinist Jean Sibelius, died).

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