Joana Mallwitz

Joana Mallwitz

From the 2023/24 season, Joana Mallwitz will be the new Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of the Konzerthausorchester Berlin.

our new
principal conductor

Joana Mallwitz

“I’m really looking forward to getting to know Berlin and the Berlin audience.”

Joana Mallwitz

Initial spark: Schubert’s 'Unfinished Symphony’. “It became clear to me that I had to commit my life to being closely connected to this music.”

Joana Mallwitz

“Each piece must travel from the head to the heart and into the body.”

Joana Mallwitz

“I’m really looking forward to getting to know Berlin and the Berlin audience.”

Joana Mallwitz

Joana Mallwitz –
At a glance

  • Studied conducting and piano in Hanover
  • Kapellmeister in Heidelberg
  • 2014 Europe’s youngest General Music Director at the Theater Erfurt
  • 2018 General Music Director at the Staatstheater Nuremberg
  • 2019 “Conductor of the Year” award
  • 2020 Festival debut with “Così fan tutte” in Salzburg
  • 2023 Principal Conductor of the Konzerthausorchester Berlin
Joana Mallwitz

“I am particularly pleased to be able to work with the Konzerthausorchester.”

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Back to the beginning!

Three first symphonies to kick things off. Exciting format premieres. Learning more about Joana Mallwitz in “Mostly Mallwitz” – with dynamic performances throughout the season as she conducts the Konzerthausorchester in a range of works from Mozart to Dennehy.

Expedition Concerts

Joana Mallwitz’s explorations of the inner workings of major orchestral works. Initially, she expresses her enthusiasm on the piano, employing diverse approaches each time. Then she moves to the conductor’s podium, leading the Konzerthausorchester to bring out the complete essence of the piece.

Just listen to this!
Joana Mallwitz
Joana Mallwitz
Joana Mallwitz
Joana Mallwitz

Night Sessions

Joana Mallwitz

Brand new and always at 9.30 p.m. Moderated and conducted by Joana Mallwitz, performed by the Konzerthausorchester. Each time with a different theme, from improvisation to timing. And each time showcasing a guest with a surprising, exciting, different perspective on the piece.

All Night Sessions

Mostly Mallwitz

Joana Mallwitz

Get to know the many facets of our new principal conductor on five days in November – whether in an espresso concert or concert parkour, the “Night Sessions” premiere or a family concert. And on 25 November, there will be dancing!

All dates Mostly Mallwitz

Im Gespräch mit Sebastian Nordmann

Rehearsal work, scores & defining moments - Joana Mallwitz has answered questions you might like to ask her yourself.

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Capital debut of Joana Mallwitz

Joana Mallwitz and the Konzerthausorchester Berlin 2020 with Schubert's "Great" C major Symphony.

to the stream

Full program at the Konzerthaus Berlin

Click here for all concerts with chief conductor Joana Mallwitz.



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