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    Theatre of Voices: Festival in Denmark

    Theatre of Voices is presenting its own festival in Holbaek on 30 July, Horbygaard Gods, Havestuen and Horby on 31 July and in Lovenborg on 1 August.
    The seven concerts will feature Italian Baroque & English Songs, music by Arvo Pärt to the film 'Songs from the Soil', C.E.F. Weyse & English Partsongs by Jonathan Battishill and John Wall Callcott, New American Music & Arvo Pärt as well as H.C. Andersen in music & English Partsongs & Romantic Songs.

    https://theatreofvoices.com/concerts/english-glees-and-dances

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    Theatre of Voices nominated for Nordic Council Music Prize 2021

    Theatre of Voices is nominated for the Nordic Council Music Prize as ensemble from Denmark. The winner is to be announced on 2 November.

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    Christian Benning Percussion Group in Bayreuth

    The Christian Benning Percussion Group performs two concerts at Festival Junger Künstler Bayreuth in Bayreuth on 16 August and in Kloster Speinshart on 17 August featuring music by Beethoven, Ravel, Zivkovic, de Mey, Cage, Marino, Engel and Corea.

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    Risto Joost conducts Noord Nederlands Orkest & Choir

    Risto Joost performs Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 with the Noord Nederlands Orkest & Noord Nederlands Concert Choir and soloists in an Open air concert in Biddinghuizen/Drachten on 22 August.

Tõnu Kaljuste: Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir

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.

Vox Clamantis: OPUS KLASSIK nomination

Vox Clamantis is nominated for OPUS KLASSIK with the album Cyrillus Kreek: The Suspended Harp of Babel for ECM Records in the category choir music. On 10 October the award celebration will take place at Berlin Konzerthaus.

Les Vents Francais: nomination for OPUS KLASSIK

Les Vents Francais are nominated for OPUS KLASSIK in category Chamber Music 19th century for their album Romantique with music by George Onslow, Louis Spohr and August Klughardt. The award presentation will take place at Konzerthaus Berlin on 10 October.

Florian Helgath: 2 nominations for OPUS KLASSIK

For the two albums Mozart: Requiem with Chorwerk Ruhr, Concerto Köln and soloists for Coviello Records as well as Praetorius & Italy with RIAS Kammerchor and Capella de la Torre for deutsche harmonia mundi  Florian Helgath has been nominated for OPUS KLASSIK in the category choir music. The award presentation will take place at Konzerthaus Berlin on 10 October.

Les Vents Francais: New Album at Warner Classics

Warner Classics releases another album of Les Vents Francais with Wind sonatas by Paul Hindemith on 2 April. Available as CD and digital.

Anna-Maria Helsing conducts Oulu Sinfonia

Anna-Maria Helsing conducts the Oulu Sinfonia on 8 April, 18:00 (CET) with music by Andrea Tarrodi, Kaija Saariaho, Debussy and Mendelssohn. Here the link of the livestream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uX_iGHpwxto

 

 

Grete Pedersen conducts world premiere of Bent Sorensen: Matthew Passion

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

Florian Helgath conducts Carmina Burana

Florian Helgath lately conducted Carl Orff's Carmina Burana in the version for choir, two pianos, percussion and soloists with the Zürcher Sing-Akademie. View the

video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIcFkSgrdiU

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Anna-Maria Helsing conducts Finnish Radio Symphony

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)

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Grete Pedersen: Mozart video

View a video of Grete Pedersen, The Norwegian Soloists' Choir and Ensemble Allegria with Mozart: Requiem: Kyrie & Dies irae: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ExjmAV5xCPY

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