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.
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.
Anna-Maria Helsing has been appointed as Principal Guest Conductor of BBC Concert Orchestra from April 2020 to September 2022. She will be conducting four projects per season with the orchestra.
Paul Hillier conducts the Chamber Choir Ireland in Dublin on 3 November with the programme The Seven Ages of Man featuring compositions by Isaac, Ferrabosco, Fayrfax, McNeff, Skempton, Ferrabosco, Fennessy and Bergman.
Risto Joost is at the podium of Pärnu City Orchestra in Pärnu on 15 November to conduct Beethoven Symphony No. 2 and arias by Eino Tamberg's opera Cyrano de Bergerac with three soloists.
Grete Pedersen directs A German Requiem by Brahms with The Norwegian Soloists' Choir, Ensemble Allegria, Norwegian Wind Ensemble and soloists in four concerts in Hamar, Sandefjord, Fredrikstad and Oslo from 30 October - 3 November.
Risto Joost conducts the Oulu Sinfonia, Chamber Choir Tuiran Oulu and soloists in Oulu on 31 October. The programme includes the Fauré Requiem, Toru Takemitsu Requiem for strings and Aulis Sallinnen Four Songs.
The Arcis Saxophone Quartet is on US tour again from 22 to 28 October with five concerts in Washington, Oregon and Idaho.