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.
Coviello Classics has released the first album by Nuria Rial and Edin Karamazov with works for soprano and guitar by Manuel de Falla, Enrique Granados and Lorenzo Palomo.
On occasion of the Beethoven year, Sony Classical is releasing two hits of the giant as single tracks online by German Brass on 18 December: Moonlight Sonata (1st movement) and Pathétique Sonata (2nd movement):
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Anna-Maria Helsing gave her debut with the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra on 21 January, 19:30 (CET). The streaming concert will feature Stravinsky Suites No. 1 & 2,
Pulcinella and Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 with Christian Ihle Hadland as soloist: https://vimeo.com/503204338Read more
Here the video of the inaugural concert of Kaspars Putnins with Swedish Radio Choir as Artistic Director to be broadcasted on 22 January featuring music by György
Ligeti, Sofia Gubaidulina, Gundiga Smite and Arvo Pärt and an interview with Kaspars Putnins (available until 22 February):