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    Risto Joost conducts Don Giovanni in Tartu

    Risto Joost conducts the new production of Don Giovanni at Tartu Opera Estonia on 27 November (direction: Elmo Nüganen). Further dates: 04.12./15.12.2021/12.01.2022.

     

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    Florian Helgath at rostrum of Aarhus Symphony

    Florian Helgath conducts the Aarhus Symphony & Choirs on 9 December with the world premiere of Thomas Agerfeldt-Olesens' Christmas Oratorio (soloist: Peter Lodahl, tenor) and J.S. Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 3.

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    Kaspars Putnins conducts Swedish Radio Choir

    Kaspars Putnins conducts the Swedish Radio Choir in Stockholm on 4 December. The programme features music by Robert Scbumann and Toshio Hosokawa. Swedish Radio 2 broadcasts the concert on 10 December, 19:00 (CET).

    https://www.radiokoren.se/konsert/radiokoren-kaspars-putnins-och-schumann-i-engelbrektskyrkan/

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    Risto Joost conducts Liepaja Symphony

    On 3 Dezember Risto Joost is at the rostrum of Liepaja Symphony in Latvia to conduct Heino Eller: Symphonic poem "Koit", Sibelius: Symphony No. 1 and the world premiere of Rihards Dubra: Concerto for harp and percussion.

Oberlinger & Karamazov Album nominated for ICMA Award

The album Dialoge with music by J.S. Bach by Dorothee Oberlinger and Edin Karamazov is nominated for the International Classical Music Awards 2022 in the category Baroque Instrumental. The shortlist will be set on 14 December. The winners will be announced on 20 January 2022.

EPCC Album: Nomination for Grammy & ICMA 2022

The album with music by Schnittke: Concerto for choir, Three sacred hymns and Arvo Pärt: Seven Magnificat Antiphons of the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and Kaspars Putnins for BIS Records is nominated for the Grammy in the category Best Choral Performance and International Classical Music Awards 2022 in the category Choral Music. The winners will be announced on 31 January and 20 January 2022.

Grete Pedersen & Kaspars Putnins: interviews from chor.com on 24 November

NDR Kultur broadcasts two interviews with Grete Pedersen and Kaspars Putnins further to their concerts at chor.com Hannover 2021 with The Norwegian Soloists' Choir and Collegium Vocale Gent on 24 November, 21:00-22:00 (CET):

https://www.ndr.de/kultur/sendungen/chormusik/Skandinavischer-Chorklang-und-slawische-Farben,sendung1194514.html

Paul Hillier at the Diaghilev Festival

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.

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Trio Chausson gives its debut with Beethoven Triple Concerto

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).

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Debut at Aalto Theater Essen

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.

Ole Edvard Antonsen on summer tour

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.

New recording of Rachmaninov's "All-night Vigil" under Kaspars Putniņš

Latvian conductor Kaspars Putniņš and the Netherlands Radio Choir have recorded Rachmaninov’s "All-Night Vigil" op. 37 for BIS Records: "A wonderful legato is unfold,

elegant, ruled lines, added by a closed vertical quality: it is impressive how compact and safe chordal effects are set…The recording is very compelling, especially in the elegant ability to fine difference (www.klassik.com, Matthias Lange, 31.05.2014).

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Fabrice Bollon: New CD release

A concert performance of Francesco Cilea’s opera L’Arlesiana with Fabrice Bollon and the Freiburg Philharmonic has been released by cpo records: "The eruptive, French music of Puccini’s contemporary develops a maximum of suggestive power by the Music Director of Freiburg, Fabrice Bollon. Bollon elicits a passion and Italianità of the orchestra playing with a high quality and conciseness and prominently set up in all sections. The interpretation is especially touching at its lyrical and pastoral character (Badische Zeitung, Alexander Dick, 26.04.2014).

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