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.
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.
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.
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.
Stefan Parkman conducts J.S. Bach's Matthew Passion (Mendelssohn version) with the WDR Symphony and Radio Choir in Köln Philharmonie on 7 April.
Risto Joost conducts a complete Mozart programme with the MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony and Choir in two concerts in Magdeburg and Leipzig Gewandhaus on 1 and 2 April with Symphony 'Jupiter', motet "Ave verum corpus" and Mass C minor.
Paul Hillier leads J.S.Bach's Matthew Passion with the Finnish Baroque Orchestra, Suomen Laulu Choir and six soloists (Else Torp, Iris Oja, Mati Turi among others) in Helsinki on 13 April.
The Eggner Trio rerturns to Nottingham and Wigmore Hall for two concerts on 30 and 31 March performing two trios by Haydn: No. 24 in D and No. 21 in C as well as the Dvorak Trio in F minor op. 65.