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.
The Eggner Trio returns to the Wigmore Hall on 12 October for a further concert of its Haydn-Dvorák cycle performing the Haydn trios in E minor and G major as well as Dvorák's 'Dumky' Trio.
Anna-Maria Helsing returns to the Norrköping Symphony on 21 October to conduct Brahms' Symphony No. 1, Lalo's Cello Concerto and Britta Byström's "Segelnde Stadt".
Anna-Maria Helsing conducts the Tapiola Sinfonietta in Espoo on 16 and 17 November with the first performance of Outi Tarkiainen's saxophone concerto (soloist: Jukka Perko), Einojuhani Rautavaara's 'Cantus Arcticus' and Shostakovitch's Chamber Symphony in F op. 73a.
Risto Joost is at rostrum of the Orquestra Sinfônica de Porto Alegre on 14 November conducting the Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 and Bruckner Symphony No. 4.
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.