Chief Conductor: Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Principal Guest Conductor: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Karina’s 2023/24 guest engagements include her debut with the New York Philharmonic as well as return engagements with the Boston Symphony and The Cleveland Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin and NDR Elbphilharmonie.
Throughout the 23/24 season Karina will be the featured Artist-in-Focus at Vienna’s Musikverein, conducting four different orchestras; the Wiener Symphoniker, ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien, London Philharmonic and the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic.
Her engagements as Chief Conductor of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic include concert performances of Siegfried and The Makropoulous Case at the Concertgebouw as well as Mahler's Symphony No.1, Rachmaninov's The Bells, Shostakovich's Symphony No.8 and several premieres.
In her role as Principal Guest Conductor of the London Philharmonic Karina will tour to Athens, Munich and Vienna in addition to her London appearances.
Her first recording with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic for Pentatone of Bartók’s Four Pieces and Concerto for Orchestra has been nominated for a Grammy Award.
Since winning the Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award in 2016 Karina has become a guest conductor with leading orchestras around the world, including Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Philadelphia, LA and San Francisco as well as the Bavarian Radio, Orchestre de Paris, London Symphony, Vienna Symphony, Munich Philharmonic and Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. She recently finished a four-year appointment as Principal Guest Conductor of the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin.
She was the first woman to conduct the First Night of the BBC Proms in London in 2019, with the BBC Symphony Orchestra. She was also the first woman to ever conduct the Nobel Prize Concert with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic in 2018.