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.
Florian Helgath, RIAS Kammerchor and Capella de la Torre receive the ECHO Klassik 2017 for their album Da Pacem: Echo der Reformation in the category
Ensemble/Orchestra (Deutschlandradio Kultur/Deutsche Harmonia Mundi/Sony Music). The prize will be awarded in Hamburg on 29 October.Read more
Grete Pedersen has been awarded the renowned Norwegian Telenor Cultural Prize 2017 in September for her engagement in the Scandinavian cultural environment, dedicated to an outstanding artistic personality each year.
Kaspars Putnins conducts the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir at the contemporary festival Üle Heli in Tallinn on 27 October featuring two first performances by Lauri-Dag Tüür and Liisa Hirsch and works by Märt-Matis Lill, Ülo Krigul and Veljo Tormis.
Risto Joost conducts the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir and soloists in Ljubljana on 26 and 27 October in Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 2 "Lobgesang".
Risto Joost conducts the Tapiola Sinfonietta in Espoo on 13 October presenting Lepo Sumera, Music for Chamber Orchestra, György Ligeti Violin Concerto and Mozart's Symphony No. 41, ‘Jupiter’.
Risto Joost conducts the season opening concert of the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra on 7 October. The programme features Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde, Jaan Rääts, Concerto No. 2 for chamber orchestra and arias by W.A. Mozart. Kai Rüütel and Mati Turi are soloists.