Anna-Maria Helsing conducts the Iceland Symphony in Reykjavik on 14 March with an Icelandic contemporary programme: Karolina Eiriksdottir: Toccata, Thorsteinn Hauksson: Symphony No. 2, Anna Thorvaldsdottir: Illumine and John Speight: Symphony No. 5.
Grete Pedersen and The Norwegian Soloists' Choir are awarded the Diapason d'Or 2018 in the category choir music for their album of J.S. Bach Motets (BIS Records).
The Arcis Saxophone Quartet celebrates its 10th anniversary in a special concert featuring all musical styles in Munich at Einstein on 16 December. Among the musical guests will be Ferhan & Ferzan Önder, Raphaela Gromes and Julian Riem.
The Basque National Orchestra performs for the first time under its sought-after chief conductor Robert Trevino in Germany and Austria from 4 - 8 December. The challenging programmes will be completed by
internationally renowned soloists, Mojca Erdmann (soprano) and Vadim Gluzman (violin):
Linz 4.12.2018 | München 6.12.2018 | Bregenz 8.12.2018
Florian Helgath conducts the WDR Funkhausorchester and ChorWerk Ruhr in the advent concert of the county North Rhine-Westphalia at Aachen cathedral on 15 December
with music by Georg Friedrich Händel, Jakob Arcadelt and Johannes Brahms. WDR television broadcasts the concert live at 20:15-21:45 (CET):Read more
Grete Pedersen conducts the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra on 5 December with J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio (cantatas I-III) together with the Stavanger Symphony Chorus and soloists.
Risto Joost conducts the Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal at Stadthalle on 25 November with a Arvo Pärt-Mozart programme together with the Konzertchor
der Volksbühne Wuppertal and Solisten featuring Arvo Pärt: Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten and Fratres (version for orchestra) and Mozart: Symphony G minor KV 183 and Missa C major KV 257.Read more