The Eggner Trio performs at Musikverein Graz on 30 January Schubert's Trio B flat major op. 99 and Trio E flat major op. 100 (original version) within the trio's 20th anniversary.
Stefan Parkman conducts the 70th anniversary concert of the WDR Rundfunkchor in Köln on 2 February with milestones of choral music. The concert will be broadcasted on livestream: https://www1.wdr.de/orchester-und-chor/rundfunkchor/konzerte/jubilaeumskonzert-114.ht
Risto Joost gives his debut with the Prague Radio Symphony on 5 February with Schumann's Konzertstück for 4 horns and orchestra op. 86, Arvo Pärt's Symphony No. 3 and Sibelius' Lemminkainen Suite op. 22.
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. https://www.grammy.com/grammys/artists/florian-helgath
Grete Pedersen conducts the Norwegian Soloists Choir at White Light Festival of Lincoln Center New York in two concerts on 10 and 11 November within the project "150 psalms".
Risto Joost conducts Tonu Korvits' Moorland Elegies with the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir in four concerts in Estonia from 1-4 November.
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".