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.
Paul Hillier conducts the Tenso Europe Chamber Choir at the Tenso Days Helsinki on 26 August as well as in Tallinn on 28 August. The programme features works by Frank Martin, Arvo Pärt, Josquin Desprez, Sven-David Sandström/Henry Purcell, Peter Maxwell Davies and others.
Laurence Equilbey conducts the Göteborg Symphony and Chorus and soloists in J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio, parts I-III on 8, 9 and 10 December.
Risto Joost conducts the Württembergische Kammerorchester Heilbronn in two concerts in Heilbronn and Ulm on 26 and 27 April. The programmes features Sechs Lieder by Schubert (soloist: Mojca Erdmann), Heino Eller's Five pieces for string orchestra and Tchaikovsky's 'Souvenir de Florence'.
The Arcis Saxophone Quartet performs the new programme American Dreams with works by Steve Reich, Leonard Bernstein, Samuel Barber, George Gershwin and Antonin Dvorak in Wolfsburg on 10 June.
We are pleased to announce to have taken on the General management of the Norwegian conductor Grete Pedersen. The chief conductor of the Norwegian Soloists' Choir has gained an excellent reputation in the international choral scene.
The Arcis Saxophone Quartet performs in Hannover on 21 June featuring works by Ferenc Farkas, Astor Piazzolla, György Ligeti and Gabriel Pierné.