Warner Classics has released a further album of Les Vents Francais with music by Philippe Hersant and Thierry Escaich.
On 4 May Edin Karamazov gives a lute recital at Hulencourt Festival in Genappe, Belgiuum, performing music by J.S. Bach, Giovanni Zamboni and Alessandro Piccinini.
Tonu Kaljuste conducts Orchestra and Choir of the Norrlandsopera in Umea on 16 May featuring Schönberg: Chamber Symphony No.1 op. 9, Brahms: Five Songs op. 104, Alma Mahler/Staffan Storm: Five Songs, Brahms: Schicksalslied and Schönberg: Kol Nidre.
As part of New Music Dublin 2019 Grete Pedersen conducts the Chamber Choir Ireland on 3 March for an A cappella concert of contemporary music which includes
works by Kaija Saariaho, Orjan Matre, Louis Andriessen, Deirdre McKay, Rhona Clarke, Maja Linderoth as well as Irish and Norwegian Folk Tunes.Read more
Tonu Kaljuste conducts the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir at the Perth Festival in two concerts on 15 February with Arvo Pärt's Kanon Pokajanen and on 16 February featuring "Nordic Lights" with music by Rautavaara, Veljo Tormis, Pärt, Britten and Raymond Murray Schafer.
The Estonian Broadcasting Company ERR has nominated Risto Joost as Musician of the Year 2018. The annual award honors Risto Joost for his activities of the advancement of music.
Florian Helgath conducts ChorWerk Ruhr in the Opening concert of the vocal festival Chor@Berlin on 21 February featuring the programme „The Sound of Silence“.
Deutschlandfunk Kultur broadcasts the concert live at 20:00 (CET). https://www.deutschlandfunkkultur.de/konzert.1090.de.html?drbm:date=2019-02-21Read more
Paul Hillier conducts Ars Nova Copenhagen and Theatre of Voices joined by special guests to celebrate his 70th birthday in a concert in Copenhagen on 9 February. The ensembles perform music by Maxwell Davies, Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, MacMillan, Cage, Strawinsky among others.
Kaspars Putnins conducts the Swedish Radio Choir in Stockholm on 9 February featuring music by J.S. Bach and Sven-David Sandström.