German Brass’ Christmas and New Year’s tour

German Brass is currently on tour in Germany and Austria with a Christmas programme, including works by J.S. Bach, A. Vivaldi and traditional songs from all around the world. As part of this tour with 17 concerts, from 29th November  until 31th January  the ensemble will perform in the major German concert halls and churches, as the Frauenkirche in Dresden, the Berlin Philharmonie, the Thomaskir...

2015 Grammy Nomination for RIAS Kammerchor

We are proud to announce that the RIAS Kammerchor has been nominated in the category ‘Best choral performance’ of the Grammy awards 2015 for the recording of J.S. Bach’s “St Matthew Passion, BWV 244” conducted by René Jacobs, together with the tenor Werner Güra, the baritone Johannes Weisser, the Akademie Für Alte Musik Berlin and the Staats- und Domchor Berlin. The album has been rel...

ICMA Nomination for EPCC and Rias Kammerchor

The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir (EPCC) and the RIAS Kammerchor have been nominated in the choral category of the ICMA awards 2015 for the best record of the year. The nominated CD by EPCC "Poulenc. Stabat Mater" includes works by Francis Poulenc "Stabat Mater" and "September répons des Ténèbres", performed together with soprano Carolyn Sampson, Cappella Amsterdam and the Estonian Nation...

“The book of madrigals”, new DVD by amarcord

We are pleased to introduce the new DVD "The book of madrigals" by amarcord produced by Accentus Music. The secular repertoire from the Renaissance fits amarcord's five singers perfectly. At the Villa Godi in Northern Italy this award-winning ensemble has recorded some of the most beautiful and famous madrigals of the 16th century, tying with the present the feelings of love, sorrow, erotic allusi...

“Vox Cosmica”, new album by Hirundo Maris

The ensemble Hirundo Maris, formed by Arianna Savall and Petter U. Johansen, has just released its new album “Vox Cosmica” with the record label Carpe Diem.

“Vox Cosmica” reflects the music of the composer, medieval philosopher and mystic Saint Hildegard of Bingen. The warm voice of the soprano Arianna Savall, contrasting with the characterful voice of the tenor Petter U. Johansen, brin...

German Brass presents the best of its 40 years on a new album

Founded in 1974 as a pioneer of German wind-metal ensembles, German Brass has released a new album "Das Beste - 40 Jahre" as a compilation of its best works during 40 years of existence.

"Das Beste - 40 Jahre” includes some of the most successful arrangements of the ensemble, like Toccata and Fugue in d minor by J. S. Bach, Hungarian Rhapsody no. 2 by F. Liszt, Ride of the Valkyries by R. Wag...

Tour in China of the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir

The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir will be on tour in China from October 25th until November 3rd 2014 with concerts all over the country.

The tour starts at the National Library Concert Hall in Beijing with a program that includes works by Arvo Pärt, Claude Debussy, Cyrillus Kreek and Veljo Tormis. The choir, conducted by its new principal director Kaspars Putniņš and the Estonian condu...

Upcoming concerts of the Leipzig Quartet in Alcalá and Salamanca

We are pleased to announce the next concerts of the Leipzig Quartet in Alcalá de Henares and Salamanca. On the 8th October at 19:30h the quartet will offer a concert at the University of Alcalá de Henares with the soprano Christiane Oelze, with a commemorative program of the centenary of World War I. The next day the quartet will travel to Salamanca to give a concert at 20:30h at the Teatro Lice...

“Invocation”, new recording by Herbert Schuch

The pianist Herbert Schuch has added a new recording to his large discography: "Invocation ", published by the label Naive, which includes works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Tristan Murail , Franz Liszt, Maurice Ravel and Olivier Messiaen. In words of Herbert Schuch, the programme is based on the sound of the bells, that evokes the relationship between man and his spiritual dimension.

Herbert Schu...

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