Kaspars Putnins conducts the Swedish Radio Choir in Stockholm, Engelbrekt Church on May 5 with music by Ravel/Gottwald, Debussy, Saint-Saens, Wikander, Sven-David Sandström and Daniel-Lesur.
Risto Joost conducts Tonu Korvits' Moorland Elegies with the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir in four concerts in Estonia from 1-4 November.
Florian Helgath, RIAS Kammerchor and Capella de la Torre receive the ECHO Klassik 2017 for their album Da Pacem: Echo der Reformation in the category
Ensemble/Orchestra (Deutschlandradio Kultur/Deutsche Harmonia Mundi/Sony Music). The prize will be awarded in Hamburg on 29 October.Read more
Grete Pedersen has been awarded the renowned Norwegian Telenor Cultural Prize 2017 in September for her engagement in the Scandinavian cultural environment, dedicated to an outstanding artistic personality each year.
Kaspars Putnins conducts the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir at the contemporary festival Üle Heli in Tallinn on 27 October featuring two first performances by Lauri-Dag Tüür and Liisa Hirsch and works by Märt-Matis Lill, Ülo Krigul and Veljo Tormis.
Risto Joost conducts the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir and soloists in Ljubljana on 26 and 27 October in Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 2 "Lobgesang".
Risto Joost conducts the Tapiola Sinfonietta in Espoo on 13 October presenting Lepo Sumera, Music for Chamber Orchestra, György Ligeti Violin Concerto and Mozart's Symphony No. 41, ‘Jupiter’.