Dalia Stasevska’s charismatic and dynamic musicianship is establishing her as a conductor of exceptional versatility.
Recent engagements have included Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Gothenburg Symphony, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and, last Summer, she opened the 2016 Helsinki Festival where she conducted both the Helsinki Philharmonic and the Finnish Radio Symphony orchestras in a programme featuring two new commissions by Magnus Lindberg (Two Episodes) and Lauri Porra.
In 2017/18 Dalia returned to the Oslo Philharmonic, Gothenburg Symphony orchestra to celebrate the Finnish 100th Independence Anniversary, and debuted with Gürzenich-Orchester Köln, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Orchestra of Opera North and Aalborg Symphony Orchestra. She continued her relationship with the Trondheim Symfoniorkester.
A passionate opera conductor, Dalia returned to Finnish National Opera in autumn 2017 for a revival of The Cunning Little Vixen following her triumphant debut there. She also made her debut with Norwegian Opera in spring 2018 conducting Lucia di Lammermoor directed by David Alden. In 2016/17 she conducted the Finnish National Ballet and their production of Seven Brothers by Eero Ojanen.
Away from the concert stage, Dalia is a keen supporter of young musicians. In her Finnish homeland she founded the Kamarikesä Festival in Helsinki, of which she is also the Artistic Director.
Dalia Stasevska was born into a Finnish-Ukrainian family of painters. Originally educated as a violinist, violist and composer at the Tampere Conservatoire and the Sibelius Academy. As a conductor her teachers include Jorma Panula, Leif Segerstam, Hannu Lintu, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Susanna Mälkki, Mikko Franck and Sakari Oramo.