The album Dialoge with music by J.S. Bach by Dorothee Oberlinger and Edin Karamazov is nominated for the International Classical Music Awards 2022 in the category Baroque Instrumental. The shortlist will be set on 14 December. The winners will be announced on 20 January 2022.
The album with music by Schnittke: Concerto for choir, Three sacred hymns and Arvo Pärt: Seven Magnificat Antiphons of the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and Kaspars Putnins for BIS Records is nominated for the Grammy in the category Best Choral Performance and International Classical Music Awards 2022 in the category Choral Music. The winners will be announced on 31 January and 20 January 2022.
NDR Kultur broadcasts two interviews with Grete Pedersen and Kaspars Putnins further to their concerts at chor.com Hannover 2021 with The Norwegian Soloists' Choir and Collegium Vocale Gent on 24 November, 21:00-22:00 (CET):
On 9 November Martina Batič conducts the Choeur de Radio France with Rachmaninov All-Night Vigil op. 37 in Paris, Eglise Saint-Eustache. Further performances:11.11. L' Abbatiale Saint-Yved de Braine, 13.11. L'Abbatiale Notre-Dame-en-Vaux de Chalons-en Champagne.
Kaspars Putnins conducts the NDR Vokalensemble in two concerts in Hannover on 13 November and Hamburg on 14 November. The programme features music by Brahms, Schumann, Toshio Hosokawa and Jonathan Harvey.
Anna-Maria Helsing conducts the revival of La Traviata (direction: Oriol Tomas) at the Icelandic Opera in four performances: 06./07.11. Reykjavik, 13./14.11. Akureyri.
Grete Pedersen and The Norwegian Soloists' Choir guest at chor.com Hannover on 25 September in two concerts
performing music by Orjan Matre, Eivind Buene, Knut Nystedt and Norwegian folksongs. Here the link of radio broadcast on 2 October, 19:05 (CET) https://www.deutschlandfunkkultur.de/programmvorschau.282.de.html?cal:month=10&drbm:date=02.10.2021Read more
Theatre of Voices is nominated for the Nordic Council Music Prize as ensemble from Denmark. The winner is to be announced on 2 November.
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 Williams in livestream/video: https://www.berwaldhallen.se/play/the-baltic-seasons-nystart-for-gransoverskridande-samarbete/ (available until 15 October)Read more