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.
Grete Pedersen leitet die Norwegian Soloists' Choir Academy am 2. Oktober beim Usedomer Musikfestival in Usedom. Zu hören sind Werke von Brahms, Stenhammar, Alfven, Eriksson, Buene, Dyrud, Grieg.
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.