For the two albums Mozart: Requiem with Chorwerk Ruhr, Concerto Köln and soloists for Coviello Records as well as Praetorius & Italy with RIAS Kammerchor and Capella de la Torre for deutsche harmonia mundi Florian Helgath has been nominated for OPUS KLASSIK in the category choir music. The award presentation will take place at Konzerthaus Berlin on 10 October.
Kaspars Putnins and the Swedish Radio Choir perform at Baltic Sea Festival in Stockholm on 16 September, 19:00 (CET) the programme Baltic Seasons with music by Kaija Saariaho, Britta Byström, Jan Sandström (The Great Enigma premiere), Peteris Vasks and Ralph Vaughan Wiilliams in livestream/video: https://www.berwaldhallen.se/play/the-baltic-seasons-nystart-for-gransoverskridande-samarbete/ (available until 15 October)
Theatre of Voices is nominated for the Nordic Council Music Prize as ensemble from Denmark. The winner is to be announced on 2 November.
Risto Joost conducts at the season opening of the Vanemuine Symphony Wagner's Ouverture Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Mahler: Rückert-Lieder and Symphony No. 2 in three concerts in Tartu on 3 September, Johvi on 4 September and Tallinn on 5 September.
The Christian Benning Percussion Group performs two concerts at Festival Junger Künstler Bayreuth in Bayreuth on 16 August and in Kloster Speinshart on 17 August featuring music by Beethoven, Ravel, Zivkovic, de Mey, Cage, Marino, Engel and Corea.
BR Klassik broadcasts the recent concert of Les Vents Francais in Neumarkt on 21 July, 18:05-19:30 with music by Mozart, Klughardt and Poulenc:
The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir performs in Tristan und Isolde at Festival d'Aix-en-Provence under Sir Simon Rattle and London Symphony on 2, 5, 8, 11 and
15 July as well as in Kaija Saariaho: Innocence (world premiere) under Susanna Mälkki and London Symphony on 3, 6, 10 and 12 July.Read more
Grete Pedersen and The Norwegian Soloists' Choir lately received the renowned Spellermann Prize for their album Lament (compositions by Lars Petter Hagen, Nils Henrik Asheim and Arne Nordheim) on BIS Records.
Sony Classical | deutsche harmonia mundi releases the first album of Dorothee Oberlinger and Edin Karamazov with their highly acclaimed programme for recorder and
lute by J.S. Bach on 11 June.Read more