Warner Classics has released a further album of Les Vents Francais with music by Philippe Hersant and Thierry Escaich.
On 4 May Edin Karamazov gives a lute recital at Hulencourt Festival in Genappe, Belgiuum, performing music by J.S. Bach, Giovanni Zamboni and Alessandro Piccinini.
Tonu Kaljuste conducts Orchestra and Choir of the Norrlandsopera in Umea on 16 May featuring Schönberg: Chamber Symphony No.1 op. 9, Brahms: Five Songs op. 104, Alma Mahler/Staffan Storm: Five Songs, Brahms: Schicksalslied and Schönberg: Kol Nidre.
Anna-Maria Helsing conducts the Swedish Västeras Sinfonietta on 6 November in a programme which contrasts Nordic pieces as Lotta Wennäkoski’s Hava and Sibelius’ Pelléas and Mélisande with Richard Strauss Le bourgeois gentilhomme.
Ole Edvard Antonsen performs with the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin on 2 November the "Bridge" Trumpet Concerto No. 1 by Swedish composer Rolf Martinsson. The concert will be broadcasted on 4 November, 20:03 by Deutschlandradio Kultur.
The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and its new chief conductor Kaspars Putniņš are on tour in China from 25 October to 1 November. The programme of the
four concerts in Peking, Shanghai, Xuzhou and Jinan includes works by Arvo Pärt, Cyrillus Kreek, Veljo Tormis and Claude Debussy.Read more
The Estonian conductor Risto Joost is first at the rostrum of the Sinfonia Finlandia Jyväskylä with the first performance of Pekka Kostiainen’s requiem. The concert takes place on 29 October in Jyväskylä with the participation of the Musica Choir and soloists.
The Estonian conductor is for the first time at the rostrum of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Chorus with two concerts in Edinburgh Queen's Hall and Glasgow City Halls
on 23 and 24 October. He presents a programme, that contrasts works by Arvo Pärt (Solfeggio and Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten) with Haydn's Symphony No 90 and the Harmoniemesse.Read more
The WDR Rundfunkchor performs under his new chief conductor two concerts unter the title "Peace & Light" on 12/13 September. The programme includes works by
Brahms Fest- und Gedenksprüche, Harvey's Plainsong for Peace and Light, Rautavaaras´ Suite de Lorca op. 72, Poulenc´s Un soir de neige as well as a new work by Sandström commissioned by the WDR. Next concert on 24 October within the Festival "Utopie jetzt!" in Mülheim/Ruhr. The broadcast of the concert will be sent on 18 October at 8pm on WDR 3.Read more