Omer Meir Wellber at the Teatro Massimo di Palermo: ARTE Concert presents Ella Milch-Sheriff’s The Eternal Stranger and Beethoven’s Mass in C Major on 5 July (July 2020)

The festival Sotto una nuova luce of the Teatro Massimo in Palermo “opens” the cultural scene in Palermo after the Corona shutdown with scenic performances at the Teatro as well as open air events at the Teatro della Verdura – Omer Meir Wellber conducts the choir and orchestra of the Teatro Massimo. Ella Milch-Sheriff’s monodrama “The Eternal Stranger” is followed ‘attacca’ by Beethoven’s Mass in C major. The concert will be streamed on ARTE Concert as well as Radio 3 RAI and Teatro Massimo TV LIVE on 5 July at 9:30 pm (MESZ). The stream will be available until 12 July worldwide and until the end of the year in Europe. READ MORE

Midori’s PSAs on the UN’s Website (June 2020)

Midori’s PSA videos with helpful tips for you and your children can now be viewed on the United Nations website. As part of her commitment as a UN peace ambassador, she sets a good example and communicates about the current situation in a child-friendly way.

For more information, also about Coronavirus COVID-19, click here to go to the UN website


Kent Nagano and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal release new recording (June 2020)

The Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and Kent Nagano released Krzysztof Penderecki’s St Luke Passion with BIS-Records on 6 June 2020 – this SACD was recorded on the opening night of the prestigious Felsenreitschule Salzburg Festival in July of 2018. The renowned polish composer and conductor Krzysztof Penderecki, who regretfully passed away in March 2020, was present in the audience the evening of the Salzburg concert.READ MORE

Jan Vogler releases new recording with “Three Continents” and Shostakovich with Sony Classical (June 2020)

The renowned cellist and Intendant of the Dresden Music Festival Jan Vogler released his new album with SONY Classical on 19 June 2020 – combining the cello concerto “Three Continents” by Nico Muhly (USA), Sven Helbig (D) and Zhou Long (CHN) and Shostakovich’s Second Cello Concerto, the recording features an exciting combination of musical tradition and innovative awakening.READ MORE