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    Anna-Maria Helsing gives her debut at Göteborg Opera

    Anna-Maria Helsing conducts the New Year's concert at the Gothenburg Opera on 5 January with a complete Leonard Bernstein programme featuring Overture Candide and excerpts of Wonderful town, Candide and West Side Story.

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    Stefan Parkman conducts New Year's concerts in Uppsala

    Stefan Parkman conducts two New Year's concerts with the Drottningholm Barock Orchestra, Academic Chamber Choir Uppsala and soloists on 1 January, 16:00 and 2 January, 19:30 at Grand Auditorium of Uppsala University. The programme includes excerpts of J.S. Bach's B Minor Mass and Händel's Messiah.

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    Arcis Saxophon Quartett with American Dreams in Munich

    The Arcis Saxophone Quartet is performing in Munich on 31 December the programme "American Dreams" at  Gasteig, Carl-Orff-Saal featuring Steve Reich's New York Counterpoint, Dvorak's string quartet "American" op. 96, Leonard Bernstein's Suite from West Side Story and George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess Suite.

Florian Helgath: Grammy nomination for Mansurian Requiem

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Theatre of Voices on festival tour

The outstanding Danish vocal ensemble Theatre of Voices perfoms at the Lausitzer Musiksommer in Kamenz on 19 July and at the festival RheinVokal in Maria Laach on 20 July. Together with violin, viola and cello, the ensemble

performs early music by de Machaut, Hildegard von Bingen as well as contemporary music by Arvo Pärt and Gavin Bryars. The concert in Maria Laach will be recorded and broadcasted on 27 October between 20 and 23h on SWR2.

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Paul Hillier at the Diaghilev Festival

Paul Hillier was invited by the Diaghilev Festival Perm (Artistic Director: Teodor Currentzis) to conduct the Chamber Choir Ireland and the choir of Perm Opera, MusicAeterna. On 28 June he led an a cappella

programme with excerpts of Arvo Pärt's Kanon Pokajanen, motets by J.S. Bach, Brahms and Bruckner as well as contemporary Irish pieces.

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Trio Chausson gives its debut with Beethoven Triple Concerto

The French Piano Trio played from June 24 to 27, 2014 in four concerts the triple solo part of Beethoven's Concerto with the Schleswig-Holstein Symphony Orchestra.

The Flensburger Tagblatt wrote about the concert: "In ... the piece the three young musicians were focusing hearable on the delicate magic sound and a witty team play, in which they were feeding each other lines"
(Christoph Kalies, 27.06.2014).

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Debut at Aalto Theater Essen

Antony Hermus gave a highly acclaimed debut at the Aalto Theatre Essen with Madame Butterfly in June. The Music Director of the Anhaltisches Theater captured lately also the attention with his direction of the new productions of Lady Macbeth of Mzensk and Tosca in Dessau.

Ole Edvard Antonsen on summer tour

The famous trumpet star had been on tour in June 2014 at festivals and Open air concerts in Trondheim, Harstad, Hardanger and Lofoten island performing his programme "Musical Landscapes" with his jazz band.

New recording of Rachmaninov's "All-night Vigil" under Kaspars Putniņš

Latvian conductor Kaspars Putniņš and the Netherlands Radio Choir have recorded Rachmaninov’s "All-Night Vigil" op. 37 for BIS Records: "A wonderful legato is unfold,

elegant, ruled lines, added by a closed vertical quality: it is impressive how compact and safe chordal effects are set…The recording is very compelling, especially in the elegant ability to fine difference (www.klassik.com, Matthias Lange, 31.05.2014).

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