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 conducts the Östgöta Wind Symphony in Linköping on 7 November. The programme features music by Ravel, Debussy, Francaix, Sampo Kasurinen, Ingvar Karkoff and Ann-Sofi Söderqvist.
Kaspars Putnins conducts Collegium Vocale Gent with Arvo Pärt: Kanon Pokajanen in five concerts in Paris, Brussels, Antwerp, Gent and Brugge from 22-26 October.
Edin Karamazov performs a lute recital in Budapest, Franz Liszt Academy on 25 October with a programme of J.S. Bach, Giovanni Zamboni and Leo Brouwer.
On 1 October, the chief conductor of the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Kaspars Putniņš was given the Annual Award of the Cultural Endowment of Estonia for the devoted activity in the music life of Estonia.
The ceremony took place at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre in Tallinn within the Music Day Gala.Read more
Risto Joost conducts the Trondheim Symphony in Trondheim on 24 October with opera arias by Mozart and music from Lehár to Bernstein.
Risto Joost is at the rostrum of Norwegian Opera Orchestra in Oslo on 18 October to conduct Magnus Lindberg Tempus fugit, Barber Violin Concerto and Sibelius Symphony No. 1.