By David Salazar
Conductor Tarmo Peltokoski has been named the Principal Guest Conductor of the Rotterdam Philharmonic.
This announcement follows another recent one that named the maestro as the Music and Artistic Director of the Latvian Symphony Orchestra. He was also made the first Guest Conductor of the Deutsche Kammerphilharomonie Bremen at the beginning of 2022. He has also led productions of operas at the Finnish National Opera.
The 22-year-old conductor will return to lead the Rotterdam Philharmonic in a program featuring music by Strauss, Gershwin, and Sibelius.
In 2022-23, Peltokoski is set to lead performances with such ensembles as the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, RSB Berlin, the Hallé, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Düsseldorfer Symphoniker, Göteborgs Symfoniker, San Diego Symphony and the Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse.
He will also conduct a production of “Tristan und Isolde” at the Eurajoki Bel Canto Festival.