Grete Pedersen is nominated for the Nordic Council Music Prize 2019. Since 1990, the prize has been awarded alternately each year to a living composer and to individual artists or ensembles from Scandinavia. Many well-known Nordic musicians and composers such as Mari Boine, Bjork, Palle Mikkelborg, Kaija Saariaho and Eric Ericsson were awarded the prize.
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.
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.
Florian Helgath conducts two concerts with Zürcher Sing-Akademie, orchestra and soloists in Winterthur and Zürich on 8 and 10 May presenting Schubert's Mass E flat major and Fritz Stüssi's oratorio Vergehen und Auferstehen.
On 4 May Edin Karamazov gives a lute recital at Hulencourt Festival in Genappe, Belgium, performing music by J.S. Bach, Giovanni Zamboni and Alessandro Piccinini.
Paul Hillier conducts the Hungarian Radio Choir in Budapest on 30 April with the programme "500 years of British Sacred Music".
Risto Joost conducts the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra at the World Music Days in Tallinn on 5 May with works by Liisa Hirsch, Jaan Rääts, Adam Porebski, Adrian Democ, Daeseob Han, Junghae Lee and Jonas Tarm.
Grete Pedersen conducts the Choeur de l'Orchestre de Paris at Philharmonie Paris on 27 April with Rachmaninov's Vesper op. 37.