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.
Kaspars Putniņš conducts the Danish National Vocal Ensemble in Copenhagen on 30 January and 1 February in two concerts. The programme contrasts Brahms’ Kanon op. 113, Schumann’s Die Lotusblume and Die Capelle with works by Guo Wenjing, Niels Gade, Toru Takemitsu and Toshio Hosokawa.
The French Insula Orchestra gives its international debut at the Mozart Week Salzburg under the direction of Laurence Equilbey on 1 February. The programme at the
Mozarteum features Schubert’s Symphony No. 4 c minor and Mozart’s Missa C major Coronation Mass together with the Choeur Accentus and soloists.Read more
Paul Hillier conducts a programme of works of the renowned, Ukrainian composer Galina Grigorjeva in Tallinn on 18 January. The high-level concert brings together two top vocal groups, the Estonian Philharmonic
Chamber Choir and Theatre of Voices as well as the Estonian YXUS Ensemble.
The recording is available on the Estonian Classic Radio archive.Read more
Ole Edvard Antonsen performs with the Bremen Philharmonic Alexander Arutjunjan’s Trumpet Concerto in three concerts in Bremen on 11, 12 and 13 January under Hans Graf.
Laurence Equilbey gives her debut with the MDR Symphony Orchestra and MDR Radio Choir on 25 December in Leipzig. The Christmas concert includes works by Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Berlioz, Franck, Fauré and Bizet.
Stefan Parkman conducts J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio BWV 248 with the WDR Radio Symphony, WDR Radio Choir Cologne and soloists at the Köln Philharmonie.