The roots of Tomas Djupsjöbacka’s musicianship lie in chamber music. He is a founding member and cellist of the string quartet Meta4, which regularly performs in key music capitals and concert halls around the world. Tomas is also member of the distinguished Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
In the last few years Tomas has developed a keen interest in conducting. He studied at the conducting class of the Sibelius Academy, graduating in 2017 and has attended masterclasses with Jorma Panula as well. Tomas receives regular private coaching from New York Metropolitan Opera Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Djupsjöbacka has appeared as a conductor with most of the orchestras in Finland; he made his subscription debut with the Finnish Radio Orchestra in 2016 with an all-Mozart program. Tomas Djupsjöbacka was announced Principal Guest Conductor of the Lapland Chamber Orchestra starting in autumn 2019. He is also conductor of the Helsinki University Orchestra (YS) since 2017.