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.
Anna-Maria Helsing gives her debut with the Philharmonia Orchestra at Royal Festival Hall on 10 November within the series 'Music of Today'. The programme includes
Johannes Schollhörn Fantasia (UK premiere), Harrison Birtwistle Virelai, Edmund Finnis in situ and Betsy Jolas Lassus Ricercare (UK premiere).Read more
Florian Helgath conducts the RIAS Kammerchor in an A cappella concert in Geneva on 23 October. The programmes features Brahms' Liebesliederwalzer op. 52 and Neue Liebeslieder op. 65 and Nik Bärtsch's AIM - Ich gehe.
Risto Joost conducts the first performance of Tonis Kaumann's Danse Macabre, Mahler's Symphony No. 1 (arrangement by Klaus Simon) and Mozart's Piano Concerto C minor KV 491 with the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra in Tallinn on 8 October.
Tonu Kaljuste is on the rostrum of the RTE National Symphony Orchestra Ireland in Dublin on 28 October joined by the RTE Philharmonic Choir featuring an Arvo Pärt programme: Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten, Tabula Rasa, Salve regina and Adam’s Lament.
Anna-Maria Helsing conducts the new production of Fredrik Högberg's chamber opera Stilla min eld with the Pitea Chamber Opera and Swedish chamber ensemble Norrbotten in Pitea on 15 October. Further performances: 18.10. Lulea, 22.10. Umea, 27.10. Sundsvall.
Risto Joost gives his debut with the Strasbourg Philharmonic joined by the Voces Musicales Chamber Choir of Tallinn on 28 September. He conducts works by
Heino Eller, Arvo Pärt and Eduard Tubin within Eesti! Musiques d'Estonie in Strasbourg. Further concert on 29 September.Read more