The recording of Tigran Mansurian's Requiem of the Munich Chamber Orchestra and RIAS Chamber Choir for ECM Records with the preparation of the choir by Florian Helgath has been nominated for a Grammy in the category Best Choral Performance.
Risto Joost conducts the MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony and Choir with a Wagner Gala on 22 May in Leipzig Gewandhaus featuring excerpts of »Der fliegende
Holländer«, »Tannhäuser«, »Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg« and »Parsifal«.Read more
Kaspars Putnins returns to conduct the Swedish Radio Choir for an A cappella concert in Stockholm on 29 April with a programme featuring Schumann, Toshio Hosokawa and Jonathan Harvey.
The Norwegian star trumpeter Ole Edvard Antonsen performs within the opening concert of the Bodenseefestival with the SWR Symphony
Freiburg Haydn's trumpet concerto in Friedrichshafen on 23 April as well as two concerts in Munich on 24 April and Reutlingen on 25 April with the concertos by Alexander Arutjunjan and Haydn joined by the Württembergische Philharmonie.Read more
The new CD by Paul Hillier, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and Theatre of Voices with a portrait of Galina Grigorjeva for Ondine Records has been chosen as CD of the week by www.klassik-heute.de.
The Danish vocal ensemble Theatre of Voices and Paul Hillier perform in Fürth on 19 March the exciting programme Hamlet’s Tears. Works by John Dowland are
juxtaposed by compositions by Arvo Pärt and Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen. The concert will be broadcasted on 7 April, 20:03 at BR Klassik.Read more
The Trio Chausson will be heard in Klagenfurt on 17 March with Beethoven’s Trio D major op. 70/1 Ghost, Brahms‘ Trio c minor op. 101 and Wagner’s Isoldes Liebestod (transcription)