Four singers of Theatre of Voices perform the vocal parts of Kaija Saariaho's opera Only the sound remains at Teatro Real Madrid from 23 October to 9 November: https://www.teatro-real.com/en/season-18-19/opera/only-the-sound-remains
Florian Helgath conducts the production Earth Diver with music by Heinrich Schütz and Nikolaus Brass with ChorWerk Ruhr and B'Rock Continuo in Antwerp from 11-14 October.
Further to the highly acclaimed CD recording of Arvo Pärt's four symphonies on ECM Records with the Wroclaw Philharmonic, Tonu Kaljuste conducts a promotional concert with the CD programme and Arvo Pärt's Swansong for orchestra in Wroclaw on 5 October.
Anna-Maria Helsing conducts the first performance of Anders Niska's The Magnificent Sisters' Symphony (semi-stage performance) with Royal Stockholm Philharmonic at Konserthuset Stockholm on 6 October.
Anna-Maria Helsing returns to the Finnish Radio Symphony in an Anniversary concert in Helsinki on 12 October "Iceland and Estonia 100 years" with music of
dreams and dreaming by Dvorak, Prokofjew, Anna Thorvaldsdottir and Jüri Reinvere. Finnish Radio broadcasts the concert in livestream at 18:00 (CET): yle.fi/aihe/tapahtuma/2018/10/12/1210-friday-series-3-iceland-and-estonia-100-yearsRead more
Paul Hilllier conducts the Coro Casa da Musica in a programme with Gabrieli, Gesualdo, Ockeghem, Ortiz and Ligeti's Three phantasies in Porto on 23 September.
The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and Kaspars Putnins were awarded the Gramophone Award in the category Choral for their album with music by Alfred Schnittke and Arvo Pärt at BIS Records.