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.
The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and its new chief conductor Kaspars Putniņš are on tour in China from 25 October to 1 November. The programme of the
four concerts in Peking, Shanghai, Xuzhou and Jinan includes works by Arvo Pärt, Cyrillus Kreek, Veljo Tormis and Claude Debussy.Read more
The Estonian conductor Risto Joost is first at the rostrum of the Sinfonia Finlandia Jyväskylä with the first performance of Pekka Kostiainen’s requiem. The concert takes place on 29 October in Jyväskylä with the participation of the Musica Choir and soloists.
The Estonian conductor is for the first time at the rostrum of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Chorus with two concerts in Edinburgh Queen's Hall and Glasgow City Halls
on 23 and 24 October. He presents a programme, that contrasts works by Arvo Pärt (Solfeggio and Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten) with Haydn's Symphony No 90 and the Harmoniemesse.Read more
The WDR Rundfunkchor performs under his new chief conductor two concerts unter the title "Peace & Light" on 12/13 September. The programme includes works by
Brahms Fest- und Gedenksprüche, Harvey's Plainsong for Peace and Light, Rautavaaras´ Suite de Lorca op. 72, Poulenc´s Un soir de neige as well as a new work by Sandström commissioned by the WDR. Next concert on 24 October within the Festival "Utopie jetzt!" in Mülheim/Ruhr. The broadcast of the concert will be sent on 18 October at 8pm on WDR 3.Read more
The Finnish conductor Anna-Maria Helsing gives her debut with the Kammerakademie Potsdam on 11 October conducting Jean Sibelius’ Suite Rakastava, Mendelssohn’s
Symphony No. 1 c minor and Mozarts Piano Concerto C major KV 457 in Potsdam.The concert will be recorded and broadcasted on 20 November at 20.04 hrs on rbb-Kulturradio.Read more
Rachmaninov Trio No 1 in G minor, Félicien David Trio No 3 in C minor, Schubert Notturno E flat major and Cécile Chaminade Trio No 2 in a minor.Read more