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 conducts the Avanti! Chamber Orchestra at Summer Sounds Festival in Porvoo Finland on 1 July. The programme features works by Eva Dahlgren and Emma Salokoski.
Risto Joost and the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra perform at MDR Musiksommer in Bautzen on 7 July a Bach-Pärt programme featuring Brandenburgisches Konzert No. 3 and 5, Violin Concerto E Major as well as Tabula rasa and Silouan's Song.
Stefan Parkman conducts the WDR Rundfunkchor in the jazz programme Late Night Serenade joined by the jazz singer Simin Tander in Aachen at the Chorbiennale on 7 July as well in Cologne on 8 July.
Florian Helgath conducts the RIAS Kammerchor in Jüterbog on 15 July within the Brandenburgische Sommerkonzerte joined by Capella de La Torre. The programme includes works by Schütz, Gabrieli and Praetorius.
Risto Joost conducts the SWR Symphony and SWR Vokalensemble at Rheinvokal Festival in Koblenz on 20 July at Festival in Schwäbisch Gmünd on 22 July. The programme includes Messiaen: O sacrum
convivium, Louange à L'Eternité, Mozart: Requiem (fragment) and G.F. Haas: Sieben Klangräume.Read more
Florian Helgath conducts at Ruhrtriennale the project Memoria presenting compositions by Tomas Luis de Victoria, John Cage, Morton Feldman in three concerts with ChorWerk Ruhr and soloists in Essen from 25 - 27 August.