Risto Joost gives his debut with the Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice in Venice on 7 and 8 January with Ildebrando Pizzetti's Piano Concerto Canti della stagione alta (soloist: Alberto Ferro) and Jean Sibelius' Symphony No. 5.
Paul Hillier conducts the NDR Rundfunkchor Hamburg in two concerts on 20 and 21 December in Hamburg with German, English and Latin Christmas songs, church songs
with old melodies from Sweden and Finland as well as own arrangements. NDR Kultur broadcasts the concert on 25 December from 20:00-22:00 (CET).Read more
Anna-Maria Helsing conducts the Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra in Kokkola on 17 December with works by Arcangelo Corelli, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Jean Sibelius and Peteris Vasks among others.
Risto Joost conducts the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra in Amsterdam on 15 December featuring a Baltic programme: Arvo Pärt Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten, Peteris Vasks Violin Concerto 'Distant light' and Arvo Pärt Symphony No. 4 'Los Angeles'.
The Trio Chausson will be heard in Reutlingen on 13 December with a German-French programme: Haydn: Trio G minor Hob. XV: 1, Beethoven: Trio D minor op. 70, 1 „Ghost“, Hector Berlioz: Un Bal from "Sinfonie fantastique" (trio version) and Cécile Chaminade: Trio No. 2 A minor op. 34.
Stefan Parkman conducts a G.F. Händel portrait with WDR Symphony and Radio Choir Cologne in Cologne on 10 December. The programme features excerpts of Music
for the Royal Fireworks, Messiah, Judas Maccabaeus as well as the opera Xerxes and Rinaldo. WDR3 broadcasts the concert on 18 December, 20:05-22:00.Read more