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.
Risto Joost conducts the Odense Symphony, joined by Philharmonic Choir Odense and soloists, in an all-in Mozart concert on 6 April. The programme includes Symphony KV 16a 'Odense', Vesperae solennes de Confessore and 'Coronation Mass' KV 317.
Theatre of Voices performs the programme "The Great Beauty", consisting of soundtracksy by Arvo Pärt, David Lang and Johan Johansson in Le Mans (F) on 27 April. The five singers will be joined by violinist Niklas Walentin and pianist Christina Bjørkøe.
Laurence Equilbey conducts the inaugural concert of the new Paris concert hall, La Seine Musicale, with the Insula Orchestra, Choeur Accentus and soloists on 22 April. The programme features works by Mozart, Beethoven, Weber and Berlioz.
The new CD by the Arcis Saxophone Quartet featuring J.S. Bach's Italian Concerto F Major, Gershwin's 'Porgy and Bess Suite' and Franco Donatoni's Rasch II will be released on 7 April on Genuin/Deutschlandradio.
Stefan Parkman conducts J.S. Bach's Matthew Passion (Mendelssohn version) with the WDR Symphony and Radio Choir in Köln Philharmonie on 7 April.
Risto Joost conducts a complete Mozart programme with the MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony and Choir in two concerts in Magdeburg and Leipzig Gewandhaus on 1 and 2 April with Symphony 'Jupiter', motet "Ave verum corpus" and Mass C minor.