Stefan Parkman conducts Monteverdi's Vespro della beata vergine with the Academic Chamber Choir, Drottningholm Barockensemble and soloists in the New Year's concert of University Uppsala on 1 and 2 January.
Theatre of Voices performs under the direction of Paul Hillier at Grand Hall of Elbphilharmonie Hamburg on 13 January music by John Cage, Leoninus, Heiner Goebbels, Johann Johannsson, Bernd Franke, Arvo Pärt, Steve Reich and the first performance of A Western by Michael Gordon.
The Arcis Saxophone Quartet, cellist Raphaela Gromes and pianist Julian Riem will be heard in Kufstein on 23 October featuring Saint-Saens' Cello Concerto, Gershwin's 'Rhapsody in Blue' and Ravel's 'Rapsodie espagnole'.
Florian Helgath conducts Isabel Mundry's Mouhanad with the SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart within the opening concert of Donaueschingen festival on 19 October. SWR2
broadcasts the concert live at 20:03 (CET): https://www.swr.de/swr2/programm/sendungen/jetztmusik/fr-19/-/id=659442/did=22411560/nid=659442/sdpgid=1616396/1tnp6fr/index.htmlRead more
Further to the highly acclaimed CD recording of Arvo Pärt's four symphonies on ECM Records with the Wroclaw Philharmonic, Tonu Kaljuste conducts a promotional concert with the CD programme and Arvo Pärt's Swansong for orchestra in Wroclaw on 5 October.
Grete Pedersen's new recording The wind blows with music by Alfred Janson together with The Norwegian Soloists' Choir has been chosen as 'Record of the Month' by Gramophone.
Anna-Maria Helsing conducts the first performance of Anders Niska's The Magnificent Sisters' Symphony (semi-stage performance) with Royal Stockholm Philharmonic at Konserthuset Stockholm on 6 October.
Anna-Maria Helsing returns to the Finnish Radio Symphony in an Anniversary concert in Helsinki on 12 October "Iceland and Estonia 100 years" with music of
dreams and dreaming by Dvorak, Prokofjew, Anna Thorvaldsdottir and Jüri Reinvere. Finnish Radio broadcasts the concert in livestream at 18:00 (CET): yle.fi/aihe/tapahtuma/2018/10/12/1210-friday-series-3-iceland-and-estonia-100-yearsRead more