Florian Helgath conducts the MDR Leipzig Radio Choir in an A capella programme in Leipzig on 25 January featuring Hans Schanderl's Gitanjali No. 100, Einojuhani Rautavaara's The Cathedral as well as Charles Hubert Parry's "Songs of Farewell".
Risto Joost conducts Strawinsky's opera oratorio Oedipus Rex, Ildebrando Pizzetti's 2nd Preludio from: Tre Preludi sinfonici per L'edipo Re di Sofocle and Debussy's Trois Nocturnes with MDR Symphony, Radio Choir, soloists and
narrator in Erfurt on 1 February and 2 February in Leipzig. MDR Kultur/MDR Klassik broadcast the recording on 3 February, 19:30-22:00 (CET).Read more
The five-member ensemble presents on August 1 at the Kurfürstliche Palais Trier his latest programme Bach, Rhythm and more. A walk on the border between old and new, classical music and jazz, melody and rhythm. Concert review
The outstanding Danish vocal ensemble Theatre of Voices perfoms at the Lausitzer Musiksommer in Kamenz on 19 July and at the festival RheinVokal in Maria Laach on 20 July. Together with violin, viola and cello, the ensemble
performs early music by de Machaut, Hildegard von Bingen as well as contemporary music by Arvo Pärt and Gavin Bryars. The concert in Maria Laach will be recorded and broadcasted on 27 October between 20 and 23h on SWR2.Read more
Paul Hillier was invited by the Diaghilev Festival Perm (Artistic Director: Teodor Currentzis) to conduct the Chamber Choir Ireland and the choir of Perm Opera, MusicAeterna. On 28 June he led an a cappella
programme with excerpts of Arvo Pärt's Kanon Pokajanen, motets by J.S. Bach, Brahms and Bruckner as well as contemporary Irish pieces.Read more
The French Piano Trio played from June 24 to 27, 2014 in four concerts the triple solo part of Beethoven's Concerto with the Schleswig-Holstein Symphony Orchestra.
The Flensburger Tagblatt wrote about the concert: "In ... the piece the three young musicians were focusing hearable on the delicate magic sound and a witty team play, in which they were feeding each other lines"
(Christoph Kalies, 27.06.2014).
Antony Hermus gave a highly acclaimed debut at the Aalto Theatre Essen with Madame Butterfly in June. The Music Director of the Anhaltisches Theater captured lately also the attention with his direction of the new productions of Lady Macbeth of Mzensk and Tosca in Dessau.
The famous trumpet star had been on tour in June 2014 at festivals and Open air concerts in Trondheim, Harstad, Hardanger and Lofoten island performing his programme "Musical Landscapes" with his jazz band.