Ondine Records releases in April 2017 the recording of Tonu Korvits' "Moorland Elegies" by Risto Joost, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, who performed the premiere of this highly poetic cycle, full of visionary fantasies in 2015.
The new album of Les Vents Francais with a Beethoven focus will be released on 7 April by Warner Classics: Apart from variations on Mozart's "La ci darem la mano" various duos and trios for wind instruments or horn and piano are featured.
Anna-Maria Helsing gives her debut with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra in Oslo on 4 May with Rachmaninov's The Rock, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3 and Symphony No. 7.
Anna-Maria Helsing conducts the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra on 21 April presenting the first performance of Jaakko Kuusisto's Bassoon concerto, Sibelius' Rakastava and Elgar's 'Enigma Variations'. The concert has been broadcasted on livestream and is available here: yle.fi/aihe/tapahtuma/2017/04/21/214-friday-series-13
Risto Joost conducts the Odense Symphony, joined by Philharmonic Choir Odense and soloists, in an all-in Mozart concert on 6 April. The programme includes Symphony KV 16a 'Odense', Vesperae solennes de Confessore and 'Coronation Mass' KV 317.
Theatre of Voices performs the programme "The Great Beauty", consisting of soundtracksy by Arvo Pärt, David Lang and Johan Johansson in Le Mans (F) on 27 April. The five singers will be joined by violinist Niklas Walentin and pianist Christina Bjørkøe.
Laurence Equilbey conducts the inaugural concert of the new Paris concert hall, La Seine Musicale, with the Insula Orchestra, Choeur Accentus and soloists on 22 April. The programme features works by Mozart, Beethoven, Weber and Berlioz.
The new CD by the Arcis Saxophone Quartet featuring J.S. Bach's Italian Concerto F Major, Gershwin's 'Porgy and Bess Suite' and Franco Donatoni's Rasch II will be released on 7 April on Genuin/Deutschlandradio.