Two of the newest albums of Les Vents Français, Concertante! (with works by Danzi, Mozart, Devienne and Pleyel) and Moderniste (with music by Phillippe Hersant and Thierry Escaich) have been nominated for the award Opus Klassik 2019 in the category Ensemble/Orchestra.
Dorothee Oberlinger and Edin Karamazov perform the J.S. Bach programme for flute and lute in Blaibach Konzerthaus on 10 September.
Anna-Maria Helsing conducts the world premiere of the opera Pictures of Life by Olli Kortekangas at Korsholm Music Festival on 1 August with the Vaasa Orchestra and Seinäjoki City Orchestra, Vaasa Opera Choir and soloists.
Grete Pedersen and The Norwegian Soloists' Choir present an A capella programme at Koorbiennale in Haarlem on 29 June with music by J.S. Bach, György Kurtag, Eivind Buene, Robert Heppener, Helmut Lachenmann and Arnold Schönberg.
The Arcis Saxophone Quartet is performing at Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in Ueckermünde on 7 July a programme with music by Ferenc Farkas, Bartok and Gershwin.
Risto Joost is at rostrum of Leigo Festival Orchestra at Leigo Festival on 3 August to conduct a programme by Dvorak, Brahms and Bizet.
Les Vents Francais perform three wind concertos by W.A. Mozart, Franz Danzi und Francois Devienne at Audi Sommerkonzerte in Ingolstadt on 4 July with the Munich Chamber Orchestra.
The Arcis Saxophone Quartet performs the programme American Dreams in Muri on 28 June with music by Steve Reich, Antonin Dvorak, Leonard Bernstein, Samuel Barber and George Gershwin.