Les Vents Francais perform at Mozartfest Würzburg a programme with music by Saint-Saens, Mozart, Beethovenm, Glinka and Rimski-Korsakov on 26 May.
Risto Joost conducts the opening concert of the MDR Musiksommer in Görlitz on 1 June with the MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony, Choir and soloists in a Mozart programme presenting the motet "Exsultate, jubilate", Clarinet concerto and "Coronation Mass" C major.
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.
Tonu Kaljuste's recording of Arvo Pärt's Symphonies No.1-4 for ECM Records with the Wroclaw Philharmonic has won the ICMA Award 2019 in the category Contemporary Music.
Grete Pedersen's album The wind blows with music by Alfred Janson together with The Norwegian Soloists' Choir at BIS Records has been chosen as 'Record of the year 2018' by Gramophone.
Anna-Maria Helsing conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra in Watford with music by Susan Spain-Dunk, Albert Roussel, Saint-Saens and Augusta Holmes on 18 January.
Risto Joost conducts the Kuopio Symphony in Finland on 17 January with Lepo Sumera's Music for Chamber Orchestra, Samuel Barber's Cello Concerto and Brahms' Symphony No. 1.