Anna-Maria Helsing

Anna-Maria Helsing has gained an outstanding reputation with leading Scandinavian orchestras and opera houses. From 2010-2013 she was Chief Conductor of the Oulu Symphony – the first ever female conductor at the head of a Finnish symphony orchestra. Within a short time she has conducted all the major Finnish and Swedish orchestras including the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Tampere Philharmonic, Tapiola Sinfonietta, Finnish National Opera Orchestra and Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. She has also conducted opera at the Tampere Opera and at the Savonlinna Opera Festival.

Anna-Maria Helsing has conducted the Iceland Symphony Orchestra several times since her debut in spring 2015, and she also conducted the opera Magnus Maria, by Icelandic composer Karólína Eiríksdóttir, in several Nordic cities including at the Reykjavík Arts Festival in Harpa.