For the reopening of the famous Tholey monastery in Saarland, Vox Clamantis can be heard on 22 September, 19:00 (CET) featuring music by Arvo Pärt and Cyrillus Kreek. The concert will be sent in livestream (available until 21 October):
The album Trip to America of German Brass has been nominated for the OPUS Klassik 2020 award in the category "classic without limits".
The winners will be elected at Berlin Konzerthaus on 18 October.
Risto Joost returns to the rostrum of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra on 6, 8 and 9 October to conduct music by Wagner, Mozart, Nico Muhly and Ravel. The concert on 9 October, 18:00 (CET) will be streamed live: https://helsinginkaupunginorkesteri.fi/en/hko-screen
Warner Classics has released a further album of Les Vents Francais, Romantique with music by George Onslow, Louis Spohr and August Klughardt.
Anna-Maria Helsing conducts the new production of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide at the Vaasa Opera in Finland on 9 January. Further performances take place on 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 and 31 January, 6 and 7 February.
Tonu Kaljuste gives his debut with the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI Torino on 6 February, 20.30 hours. The programme features Claudio Ambrosini, Canzon XIII,
Canzon I, Sonata XIX ,Einojuhani Rautavaara, Cantus Arcticus op. 61, Sofia Gubaidulina Offertorium for violin and orchestra as well as the Italian first performance of Arvo Pärt’s Swansong and is live transmitted on RAI 3: http://www.rai.tv/dl/RaiTV/popup/player_radio.html?v=3Read more
Peter Sadlo performs with the Bavarian State Orchestra Ferran Cruixent’s percussion concerto Focs d’Artifici under Omer Meir Wellber in Munich on 2 and 3 February.
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