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.
Grete Pedersen conducted the world premiere of Bent Sorensen's Matthew Passion with the Norwegian Soloists' Choir and Ensemble Allegria at Oslo Church Music Festival on 12 March. NRK Klassiek broadcasts the recording on 1 April, 19:30-21:00. https://radio.nrk.no/serie/paa-konsert-radio/sesong/202104/MKKL16001321
On 10 February Anna-Maria Helsing was at the rostrum of the Finnish Radio Symphony performing at Musica Nova Festival Helsinki. The programme featured
music by Iannis Xenakis, Maija Hynninen, Lisa Streich and Roope Mäenpää: https://musicanova.fi/en/event/finnish-radio-symphony-orchestra-musica-nova-helsinki/ (available until 9 March)Read more
Dorothee Oberlinger and Edin Karamazov will perform the programme Bach a due at Festival de Música Antigua de Sevilla on 26 March.