The BBC Concert Orchestra has extended the tenure of Anna-Maria Helsing as its Principal Guest Conductor until 2024. She conducts four programmes per season. On 6 September 2021 Helsing gives her debut with this orchestra at BBC Proms.
Florian Helgath conducts the Zürcher Sing-Akademie with music by Alfred Schnittke, Josef Rheinberger, Charles Hubert Parry, Knut Nystedt, Giuseppe di Bianco and Burkhard Kinzler on 11 June, 19:30 at Rheinau Klosterkirche. The video is available afterwards yet. Here the link: https://www.sing-akademie.ch/concerts.php
Sony Classical | deutsche harmonia mundi releases the first album of Dorothee Oberlinger and Edin Karamazov with their highly acclaimed programme for recorder and lute by J.S. Bach on 11 June.
Grete Pedersen and The Norwegian Soloists' Choir lately received the renowned Spellermann Prize for their album Lament (compositions by Lars Petter Hagen, Nils Henrik Asheim and Arne Nordheim) on BIS Records.
Les Vents Francais perform in Neumarkt on 9 and 10 June, Espinho festival on 12 June and in Oviedo Auditorio on 13 June music by Mozart, Klughardt and Poulenc.
Tõnu Kaljuste has been appointed as Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir as of 1 August. His first project of the tenure are concerts on 7 and 8 August in Tallinn and Viljandi with music by Veljo Tormis on the occasion of his 91st birthday.
Risto Joost gives his debut with Dortmund Philharmonic on 8 June, 20:00 (CET) with Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream (excerpts) and Sibelius: Violin Concerto
(soloist: Alexander Prushinskiy). (Available until 9 June, 23:59). The Violin Concerto will be streamed live from Konzerthaus Dortmund, Mendelssohn will be available at a later stage. https://www.theaterdo.de/produktionen/detail/9-philharmonisches-konzert-skandinavische-weiten/Read more
Anna-Maria Helsing revisits the Iceland Symphony Orchestra on 20 May in Reykjavik to conduct Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto E minor, Paul Creston: Fantasy for trombone and orchestra as well as arias by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini, Bizet, Sigfús Einarsson etc.
On 7 May Kaspars Putnins conducted the Swedish Radio Choir in Stockholm, Engelbrektskyrkan in an A cappella concert with music by Arvo Pärt, Brahms, J.S. Bach,
Gavin Bryars and Tõnu Korvits. Here the video: https://www.berwaldhallen.se/play/radiokoren-putnins-bach/Read more
The multipercussionist Christian Benning presents a solo performance in Dachau, Ludwig-Thoma-Haus on 18 and 30 May with music by Iannis Xenakis, Isaac Albeniz,
Mark Glentworth, Casey Cangelosi, Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovic, Wolfgang Reifeneder as well as own compositions and arrangements.Read more