US debut at Portland Opera

March 2023

Maria Badstue makes her US debut at Portland Opera conducting the production of THUMBPRINT by Kamala Sankaram.

Performances on March 18 (premiere), 20, 22 & 24 2023
Newmark Theatre



Theater & Orchester Neubrandenburg/Neustrelitz, Samuel Barber´s VANESSA

Performances on January 28 (premiere), February 18 , March 17, April 2 + 22 & May 13

Maria Badstue returns to Theater & Orchester Neubrandenburg / Neustrelitz conducting the production VANESSA by Samuel Barber in the spring of 2023.

Landestheater, Grosses Haus, Neustrelitz

Maria Badstue to make French debut with Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice / SACRE DE PRINTEMPS

November 19 2022

Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice

Carl Nielsen Maskarade, Ouverture
Alireza Farhang Concerto pour flûte et orchestre (création mondiale, commande d’État)
Igor Stravinsky, Le Sacre du printemps

Opéra Nice Côte d'Azurhttps


Italian debut with Orchestre di Padova e del Veneto

October 27 2022
Orchestre di Padova e del Veneto

Bartok, Romanian Folk Dances
Respighi, Gli Uccelli
Haydn, Symphony no. 94 `Surprise´

Vara Konserthus with Dame Evelyn Glennie

October 21 2022, Vara Konserthus

Svenska Kvinnoorkestern
Soloist Evelyn Glennie
Conductor Maria Badstue

Jill Jarman – Mindstream
Aviya Kopelman – Black Widow
Andrea Tarrodi – Empireo, i arrangemang för stråkorkester, piano och slagverk
Evelyn Glennie/Philip Sheppard – Orologeria Aureola

Conductor´s Week in Stavanger, August 8 - 13 2022

August 8 -13 2022

Norway’s largest and most popular conducting course,The Conductor’s Week (in Norwegian "Dirigentuka") is available to international participants.

Over 100 participants and a teaching staff of 15-20 acclaimed conductors and educators.

TAKI Alsop Fellows at Ravinia Festival, July 29, 30 & 31 2022

July 29, 30 & 31 2022

Ravinia Festival with Marin Alsop
`Breaking Barriers Festival´


Conductor´s Conference in Oslo

June 17 - 19

Panel debate about the future of conducting education in the Nordic countries

HC Andersen mini operas at COPENHAGEN OPERA FESTIVAL


Maria Badstue will lead three mini operas based on fairy tales by HC Andersen.

August 22 & 28 2021
Den Røde Plads / BLOX Copenhagen

Music: Thomas Claussen
Director: Johanne Holten
Conductor: Maria Badstue

Soloists, Nina Sveistrup, Mathilde Wallevik a.o

DSQ Festival with Danish String Quartet

Mahler `Das Lied von der Erde´ at DSQ Festival with Danish String Quartet and soloists Magnus Vigilius (tenor) and Sophie Haagen (mezzo). Concerts are sold out but will be streamed live on the Danish String Quartet Facebook and Youtube channels.