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Biography

Current Position       

  • St. Michel Strings Chamber Orchestra (Finland) – Music Director

 

Current Activities

  • Saimaa Sinfonietta
  • Kymi Sinfonietta
  • Great Mountains Music Festival (South Korea): residency for St. Michel Strings Chamber Orchestra

 

Prior Positions

  • Cleveland Orchestra – Assistant Conductor
  • Orchestre National de France – Assistant Conductor
  • Orchestra of Russian National Library (St. Petersburg)- Conductor

 

Recent Activities

  • Norrkoping Orchestra
  • Tampere Orchestra
  • Savonlinna Opera Festival
  • Royal Northern College of Music Symphony Orchestra
  • Turku Philharmonic Orchestra

 

Noteworthy               

  • World premier of Finnish composer Kalevi Aho’s Historical Scenes with the Sibelius Academy Chamber Orchestra
  • World Premier of the opera The Lovers of Mankind bySami Klemola and Timothy Page, commissioned for the 100th anniversary of the Helsinki University of Technology, at the Musica Nova Festival (Helsinki)
  • Helsinki Skaala Opera - the Finnish premiers of Philip Glass’s Les Enfants Terrible and In the Penal Colony
  • Tonnhalle Orchester Zurich –worked with David Zinman in Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier Filmmusik accompanying screening of Robert Wiene’s 1925 silent film Der Rosenkavalier

 

Other activities: in Finland the Vaasa City Orchestra, Joensuu City Orchestra, Jyvaskyla Sinfonia, La Tempesta Chamber Orchestra; in Russia, St. Petersburgh Chamber Philharmonic, Karelian State Symphony Orchestra, Hermitage Camerata Chamber Orchestra, Tambov Symphony Orchestra, St. Petersburg Congress Orchestra, and the St. Petersburg State Conservatory Orchestra; elsewhere, Orchestre National d’Ile France; Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra; Cyprus Symphony Orchestra; Taipei Philharmonic Orchestra.

 

Website http://www.sashamakila.com

 

For a complete biography, please contact William Reinert Associates 

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