The Latvian Radio Choir and Sigvards Klava are shortlisted for the ICMA Award 2020 in the category choral with their album Tchaikovsky: Liturgy of St. John Chrysostum at Ondine. The winners will be announced on 21 January.
Tonu Kaljuste conducts an Arvo Pärt portrait at Hamburg Elbphilharmonie on 3 February with the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Chor within the ECM festival Reflektor Manfred Eicher.
Risto Joost is at the rostrum of Tallinn Chamber Orchestra at ECM Festival in Hamburg Elbphilharmonie on 5 February to conduct the portrait Souvenance by and with Anouar Brahem for oud, bass clarinet, bass, piano and chamber orchestra.
The Arcis Saxophone Quartet performs with Raphaela Gromes, violoncello and Julian Riem, piano in Friedrichshafen on 7 February music by Ravel, Bernstein and Gershwin among others.
The album with music by Liszt and Pärt by Kaspars Putnins and the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir with Ondine has been nominated for the ICMA Award 2020. The winners will be announced on 21 January 2020.
Dorothee Oberlinger and Edin Karamasov perform music by J.S. Bach for recorder and lute in Glarus on 3 January and in Ravensburg on 12 January.
Anna-Maria Helsing conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra in London on 13 December featuring music by Purcell/Talbot, Mahler/Britten, Gerald Finzi, Korngold/Zemlinsky and Janacek/Stein.
Grete Pedersen conducts the Choeur de Radio France in Paris on 19 December in a Christmas programme with songs by Penderecki, Rachmaninow, Bruckner, Poulenc/Maitre, Nordqvist and Traditionals.
Tonu Kaljuste is at the rostrum of Swedish Radio Symphony and Choir in Stockholm on 18, 19 and 20 December to conduct the traditional christmas concerts with music by J.S. Bach, Britten, Olsson, Sköld, Vaughan Williams, Köhler, Pärt, Gardner, Bissell and Sibelius.
On 15 December the Eggner Trio returns to the Wigmore Hall London to perform trios by Schumann and Ravel.