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.
The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir launches its own web channel www.epcc.tv on 30 April, 18:00 (CET) with a contemporary Baltic programme at Estonian Concert Hall Tallinn in collaboration with the Estonian National Symphony at the Estonian | Baltic Music Days.
Ondine has released another album of Risto Joost, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir featuring Tonu Korvits: You are Light and Morning (Sei la luce e il mattino) to great acclaim. Listen to the recording here: https://open.spotify.com/album/7lQZEVDNC125bR5szMUTGg
Anna-Maria Helsing returns to the Tampere Philharmonic on 29 April, 18:00 (CET) to conduct Franz Berwald: Symphony No. 3 and Leevi Madetoja: Symphony No.3.
Here the link to audio live broadcast: https://www.tamperefilharmonia.fi/konsertit/radiokonsertti-berwald-madetoja/Read more
On 15 April, 18:00 (CET) Anna-Maria Helsing conducts the Vaasa City Orchestra featuring Benjamin Britten: Les lluminations, Jonathan Dove: Sunshine (2016) and Haydn:
Symphony No. 92 Oxford. Video livestream (available until 29 April): https://www.vaasa.fi/en/see-and-experience/culture-in-vaasa-and-vaasa-region/vasa-city-orchestra/les-illuminations/Read more
On 6 May, 18:00 (CET) Anna-Maria Helsing conducts the Kuopio Symphony Orchestra as livestream
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUpW7STWgQwnv9Dvf0gMTfw. The programme includes Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto E minor op. 64 and Franz Berwald: Symphony No. 3 “Sinfonie Singulière” (1845).Read more
Warner Classics releases another album of Les Vents Francais with Wind sonatas by Paul Hindemith on 2 April. Available as CD and digital.