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 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.
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.
Dorothee Oberlinger and Edin Karamazov perform the J.S. Bach programme for flute and lute in Blaibach Konzerthaus on 10 September.
Grete Pedersen conducts the MDR Leipzig Radio Choir at the day of world peace in Halle on 31 August and Nordhausen on 1 September. The programme features music by J.S. Bach, Brahms, Strauss, Frank Martin, Knut Nystedt etc.
The Arcis Saxophone Quartet performs at Musiksommer in Mainz on 24 August music by J.S.Bach, Dvorak, Bernstein, Gershwin and Barber and at Festival Merano on 25 August with Farkas, Bartok, J.S. Bach, Gershwin and Bernstein.
On 31 August Risto Joost conducts the gala concert with winners of the Operalia Competition and the Györ Philharmonic. The programme features overtures and arias by Verdi, Rossini, Puccini, Saint-Saens, Donizetti, Josef Strauß etc.
Here a portrait of the Arcis Saxophone Quartet: https://www.concerti.de/portraets/arcis-saxophon-quartett Enjoy reading!