Finnish conductor of both symphony orchestra and opera.
Anna-Maria Helsing: Principal Guest Conductor of BBC Concert Orchestra until 2024
The BBC Concert Orchestra has extended the tenure of Anna-Maria Helsing as its Principal Guest Conductor until 2024. She conducts four programmes per season. On 6 September 2021 Helsing gave her debut with this orchestra at BBC Proms.
Upcoming highlights are her debuts with the Royal Philharmonic (London, UK), Musikkollegium Winterthur (Switzerland) and revisits with the Finnish Radio Symphony, Iceland Symphony, Sinfonia Lahti, Odense Symphony, Kuopio Symphony, Västerås Sinfonietta, Sinfonia Nord (Iceland), Leevi Madetoja: The Ostrobothnians at Vaasa Opera among others.
Anna-Maria Helsing feels a special affinity with the sound and style of modernism and contemporary music.
Upcoming highlights are her return visits to the Philharmonia Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, Finnish Radio Symphony, Tampere Philharmonic, Oulu Sinfonia, Iceland Symphony, Trondheim Symphony, Piteå Chamber Opera, Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra as well as her debuts with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Stavanger Symphony and London Sinfonietta.