Stefan Parkman conducts Monteverdi's Vespro della beata vergine with the Academic Chamber Choir, Drottningholm Barockensemble and soloists in the New Year's concert of University Uppsala on 1 and 2 January.
Theatre of Voices performs under the direction of Paul Hillier at Grand Hall of Elbphilharmonie Hamburg on 13 January music by John Cage, Leoninus, Heiner Goebbels, Johann Johannsson, Bernd Franke, Arvo Pärt, Steve Reich and the first performance of A Western by Michael Gordon.
Grete Pedersen and The Norwegian Soloists' Choir are awarded the Diapason d'Or 2018 in the category choir music for their album of J.S. Bach Motets (BIS Records).
The Basque National Orchestra performs for the first time under its sought-after chief conductor Robert Trevino in Germany and Austria from 4 - 8 December. The challenging programmes will be completed by
internationally renowned soloists, Mojca Erdmann (soprano) and Vadim Gluzman (violin):
Linz 4.12.2018 | München 6.12.2018 | Bregenz 8.12.2018
Grete Pedersen conducts the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra on 5 December with J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio (cantatas I-III) together with the Stavanger Symphony Chorus and soloists.
Risto Joost conducts the Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal at Stadthalle on 25 November with a Arvo Pärt-Mozart programme together with the Konzertchor
der Volksbühne Wuppertal and Solisten featuring Arvo Pärt: Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten and Fratres (version for orchestra) and Mozart: Symphony G minor KV 183 and Missa C major KV 257.Read more
Kaspars Putnins conducts the NDR Radio Choir in Hamburg at its first performance at Grand Hall Elbphilharmonie on 20 November and on 21 November in
Lüneburg within the NDR festival "My Polish Heart". They perform music by Penderecki, Szymanowski and Roman Padlewski. NDR Kultur broadcasts the concert live: https://www.ndr.de/ndrkultur/programm/epg1482_display-all_date-2018-11-20.htmlRead more
Risto Joost conducts the Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra in Ostrava on 12 November, Wroclaw on 15 November and Szczecin on 18 November featuring Smetana's Overture The Bartered Bride, Dvorak's Violin Concerto, Janacek's Suite from the Cunning Vixen as well as his Sinfonietta.