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
Risto Joost is at rostrum of the Orquestra Sinfônica de Porto Alegre on 14 November conducting the Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 and Bruckner Symphony No. 4.
The Arcis Saxophone Quartet is performing in Munich on 31 December the programme "American Dreams" at Gasteig, Carl-Orff-Saal featuring Steve Reich's New York Counterpoint, Dvorak's string quartet "American" op. 96, Leonard Bernstein's Suite from West Side Story and George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess Suite.
The new album of Les Vents Francais with a Beethoven focus will be released on 7 April by Warner Classics: Apart from variations on Mozart's "La ci darem la mano" various duos and trios for wind instruments or horn and piano are featured.
Ondine Records releases in April 2017 the recording of Tonu Korvits' "Moorland Elegies" by Risto Joost, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, who performed the premiere of this highly poetic cycle, full of visionary fantasies in 2015.
Florian Helgath conducts the NDR Choir in Hamburg on 10 June with the programme "As if angels are calling me" with works by Brahms, Webern, Mahler, Krenek and Schönberg.
Risto Joost conducts on 9 June Benjamin Britten's Chamber Opera Curlew River with members of the MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony and Choir with soloists.
Fascinated by the traditional Japanese NO theatre, Britten combined in his church parable characteristic play and music style of far-eastern theatre with elements of the medieval mystery play and Gregorian singing. bit.ly/2s8Xta4Read more