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.
Tõnu Kaljuste conducts the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Swedish Radio Choir in an entire Arvo Pärt programme in Stockholm on 9 May with following pieces: Dopo la Vittoria, Salve Regina and Adam’s Lament.
Antony Hermus has been appointed as Principal Guest Conductor of the Noord Nederlands Orkest from season 2015/16. In his first season he will conduct three programmes with Mahler Symphony No. 4, Strauss Vier Letzte Lieder and Philipp Glass Heroes Symphony.
Peter Sadlo will be heard with the Staatsorchester Wiesbaden on 22 April performing Paul Creston’s Concertino for marimba and orchestra at the Kurhaus Wiesbaden.
On the occasion of this year's Musikmesse, Peter Sadlo receives the highly regarded international award Frankfurt Music Prize. The presentation will be held in the
Frankfurter Römer on 17 April 2015. The board of Trustees described Sadlo as a musical all-rounder who, through his creative work and international renown, has become an ambassador of cultural variety.Read more
The Eggner Trio gives its debut in Innsbruck on 14 April with Mendelssohn Trio d minor op. 49, Werner Pirchner Trio Heimat? and Jean Sibelius Trio D major “Korpo-Trio”.
Risto Joost conducts J.S. Bach Matthew Passion with Noord Nederlands Orkest, Noord Nederlands Concertkoor and soloists in seven concerts in Netherlands from 26 March - 3 April. The final concerts of the tour will take place in Groningen on 2 and 3 April.