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.
Kaspars Putnins and the Swedish Radio Choir perform at Baltic Sea Festival in Stockholm on 16 September, 19:00 (CET) the programme Baltic Seasons with music by Kaija Saariaho, Britta Byström, Jan Sandström (The Great Enigma premiere), Peteris Vasks and Ralph Vaughan Wiilliams in livestream/video: https://www.berwaldhallen.se/play/the-baltic-seasons-nystart-for-gransoverskridande-samarbete/ (available until 15 October)
Theatre of Voices is nominated for the Nordic Council Music Prize as ensemble from Denmark. The winner is to be announced on 2 November.
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.phpRead more
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.
On 2 September Tõnu Kaljuste conducts the opening concert of the Arvo Pärt Festival in Tallinn with the Estonian National Symphony, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and soloists. The programme features Pärt: Litany, Cantique des degrés and Lamentate.
Les Vents Francais perform in Neumarkt on 9 and 10 June, Espinho festival on 12 June and in Oviedo Auditorio on 13 June music by Mozart, Klughardt and Poulenc.
Anna-Maria Helsing gives her debut at BBC Proms with the BBC Concert Orchestra on 6 September. The programme includes music by Einojuhani Rautavaara, Judith Weir, Arvo Pärt, Johann Johannsson, Olivier Messiaen, Mizzy Mazzoli and Samy Moussa.
Vox Clamantis perform two concerts within the Kultursommer Rheinland-Pfalz on 18 September at Via Mediaeval in Otterberg, on 19 September at Euro Classic in Zweibrücken. They present the programme Filia Sion & Estonian Folk Songs as well as Missa Syllabica with gregorian chants and music by Arvo Pärt.