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.
Tonu Kaljuste gives his debut with the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI Torino on 6 February, 20.30 hours. The programme features Claudio Ambrosini, Canzon XIII,
Canzon I, Sonata XIX ,Einojuhani Rautavaara, Cantus Arcticus op. 61, Sofia Gubaidulina Offertorium for violin and orchestra as well as the Italian first performance of Arvo Pärt’s Swansong and is live transmitted on RAI 3: http://www.rai.tv/dl/RaiTV/popup/player_radio.html?v=3Read more
Peter Sadlo performs with the Bavarian State Orchestra Ferran Cruixent’s percussion concerto Focs d’Artifici under Omer Meir Wellber in Munich on 2 and 3 February.
Kaspars Putniņš conducts the Danish National Vocal Ensemble in Copenhagen on 30 January and 1 February in two concerts. The programme contrasts Brahms’ Kanon op. 113, Schumann’s Die Lotusblume and Die Capelle with works by Guo Wenjing, Niels Gade, Toru Takemitsu and Toshio Hosokawa.
The French Insula Orchestra gives its international debut at the Mozart Week Salzburg under the direction of Laurence Equilbey on 1 February. The programme at the
Mozarteum features Schubert’s Symphony No. 4 c minor and Mozart’s Missa C major Coronation Mass together with the Choeur Accentus and soloists.Read more
Paul Hillier conducts a programme of works of the renowned, Ukrainian composer Galina Grigorjeva in Tallinn on 18 January. The high-level concert brings together two top vocal groups, the Estonian Philharmonic
Chamber Choir and Theatre of Voices as well as the Estonian YXUS Ensemble.
The recording is available on the Estonian Classic Radio archive.Read more
Ole Edvard Antonsen performs with the Bremen Philharmonic Alexander Arutjunjan’s Trumpet Concerto in three concerts in Bremen on 11, 12 and 13 January under Hans Graf.