Risto Joost is at rostrum of Leigo Festival Orchestra at Leigo Festival on 3 August to conduct a programme by Dvorak, Brahms and Bizet.
Anna-Maria Helsing conducts the world premiere of the opera Pictures of Life by Olli Kortekangas at Korsholm Music Festival on 1 August with the Vaasa Orchestra and Seinäjoki City Orchestra, Vaasa Opera Choir and soloists.
Risto Joost conducts the Brno Philharmonic at Spilberk Festival in Brno on 14 August performing music by Berlioz, Offenbach, Dvorak, Smetana among others.
On 24 May Grete Pedersen conducts Haydn's The Seasons with the Slovenian Philharmonic & Choir and soloists in Ljubljana.
Anna-Maria Helsing conducts the Norrbotten Chamber Orchestra in Pitea on 18 June. The programme features music by Wojciech Kilar, Aaron Copland, Jalo K. Mutanen and Ville Ruotsalainen.
Florian Helgath conducts the RIAS Kammerchor at Istanbul International Music Festival in two concerts on 12 June with music by J.S. Bach, Vivaldi and Händel together with the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin as well as on 14 June with an A cappella programme by Brahms.
Kaspars Putnins conducts the RIAS Kammerchor with the first performance of Lera Auerbach's Goetia 72 – in umbra lucis in Berlin on 24 May.The concert will be broadcasted
live on Deutschlandfunk Kultur at 20:03-22:00 (CET):
Kaspars Putnins conducts the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir in a gala concert in Tallinn on 15 June at the 800th anniversary of the Danish flag with Concerto Copenhagen. The programme features music by J.S. Bach, Händel, Telemann and Arvo Pärt.
Anna-Maria Helsing conducts the Gothenburg Symphony joined by the Iceland Dance Company for the world premiere of Anna Thorvaldsdottir's dance performance Aion in Gothenburg on 24 May.