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.
Florian Helgath conducts the Choeur de Radio France in an A Capella programme in Paris on 17 February featuring the Requiem and Four Motets by Maurice Duruflé.
The Trio Chausson gives four concerts at the Folle Journée Festival in Nantes from 3 to 7 February to feature works by Haydn, Schubert, Liszt, Bartok, Lili Boulanger and Astor Piazzolla.
Paul Hillier conducts the NDR Radio Choir Hamburg in three A cappella concerts with an exciting Nordic programme of works by Askell Masson, Jean Sibelius,
Edvard Grieg, Edward Elgar and Per Norgard. Concert dates: 29 January Lübeck, 30 January Schwerin and 30 January Hamburg.Read more
Anna-Maria Helsing conducts the Västeras Sinfonietta on 28 January performing Jacques Ibert Hommage à Mozart, Ravel Pavane, Honegger Pastorale d’été, Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 Italian among others.
Stefan Parkman conducts the WDR Radio Choir in a „Best of Stefan Parkman“ programme with Songs of Love and Spring in Köln on 23 January.
The programme includes works by Lars Edlund, Sven-David Sandström, Wilhelm Stenhammar, Debussy, Rossini and Rachmaninov.Read more
Anna-Maria Helsing gives her debut with the orchestra of the Norrlands Opera in Umea (Sweden) on 21 January to conduct Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Leevi Madetoja’s Symphony No. 3