News

Grammy nomination for Mansurian Requiem

The recording of Tigran Mansurian's Requiem of the Munich Chamber Orchestra and RIAS Chamber Choir for ECM Records with the preparation of the choir by Florian Helgath has been nominated for a Grammy in the category Best Choral Performance.


ECHO Klassik 2017 for CD Da Pacem

 

Florian Helgath,  RIAS Kammerchor and Capella de la Torre receive the ECHO Klassik 2017 for their CD Da Pacem: Echo der Reformation in the category Ensemble/Orchestra (Deutschlandradio Kultur/Deutsche Harmonia Mundi/Sony Music). The prize has been awarded in Hamburg on 29 October. 


Calendar

February 2018

24 February 2018, 20:00, München, Prinzregententheater

Domenico Scarlatti
Stabat mater for soli, choir and instruments

Johann Sebastian Bach
Motet "Jesu, meine Freude", BWV 227

Ildebrando Pizzetti
Messa di Requiem per solo coro a cappella 


Frank Martin

Mass for double choir


choir: Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks and soloists

lute: Björn Colell
violone: Günter Holzhausen
organ: Max Hanft

conductor: Florian Helgath

 

2 February 2018, 20:00, Weiden, Max-Reger-Halle
3 February 2018, 19:00, Neumarkt, Historischer Reitstadel

9 February 2018, 20:00, Antwerpen, deSingel

11 February 2018, 17:00, Essen, Philharmonie

 

Gioachino Rossini

Petite Messe Solennelle

 

soloists: Gabriela Scherer soprano, Anke Vondung alto, Tilman Lichdi tenor, Michael Volle bass, Yaara Tal & Andreas Groethuysen piano duo, Max Hanft harmonium
choir: ChorWerk Ruhr
conductor: Florian Helgath

 

January 2018

12 January 2018, 19:30,  Warsaw, Philharmonic Hall

13 January 2018, 18:00, Warsaw, Philharmonic Hall

 

Francis Poulenc

- Sept Chansons for choir a cappella, FP 81 [14’]

Bohuslav Martinů
- Romance z pampelišek (The Romance of the Dandelions), H.364 cantata for choir a cappella and soprano [14’]

Carl Orff

- Catulli carmina [36’]
orchestra: instrumental ensemble of Warsaw Philharmonic
choir: Philharmonic Choir Warsaw
soloists: Ingrida Gapova soprano, Peter Gijsbertsen tenor
conductor: Florian Helgath

December 2017

13 December 2017, 19.30 Uhr, Domkirke Odense
14 December 2017, 19.30 Uhr, Domkirke Odense

GEORG FRIEDRICH HÄNDEL: MESSIAH

 

orchestra: Odense Symphony
choir: Philharmonic Choir Odense

soloists: Frederikke Kampmann soprano, Astrid Nordstad alto, Jörn Lindemann tenor, Aleksander Nohr bass

conductor: Florian Helgath

 

3 December 2017, 17:00, Philharmonie Essen
4 December 2017, 20:00, Zeughaus Neuss

 

IN DULCI JUBILO

Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Das neugeborne Kindlein Weihnachtskantate für vier Singstimmen, drei Violinen, Violone und Basso continuo

Michael Praetorius (1571-1621)
In dulci jubilo
Vom Himmel hoch
Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Te deum: Herr Gott, dich loben wir
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme

Andreas Hammerschmidt (1611-1675)
Machet die Tore weit

Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672)
Weihnachts-Historie SWV 435 für Solo Stimmen, Chor, Instrumente und Basso continuo

 

orchestra: l'arte dell mondo

choir: ChorWerk Ruhr

soloists: Dorothee Mields soprano, Jan Kobow tenor, Björn Colell lute, Günter Holzhausen violone, Christoph Anselm Noll organ

conductor: Florian Helgath

 


November 2017

18 November 2017, 20:00, Zollverein Essen
19 November 2017, 17:00, Christuskirche Bochum

26 November 2017, 19:00, Philharmonie Mercatorhalle Duisburg

 

EIN DEUTSCHES REQUIEM

 

A ChorWerk Ruhr production in cooperation with Christuskirche Bochum and Kulturbüro Bochum.

More info: http://www.chorwerkruhr.de/de/projekte/102/

 

Johannes Brahms

 

soloists: Johanna Winkel soprano, Thomas E. Bauer baritone, Duo d’Accord – piano duo Lucia Huang & Sebastian Euler

choir: ChorWerk Ruhr

conductor: Florian Helgath

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October 2017

13 October 2017, 20:15, Laurenskerk Rotterdam

14 October 2017, 20:15, Muziekgebouw aan't Ij Amsterdam

15 October 2017, 17:00, Philharmonie Essen

 

Tour concerts

More info: https://www.rias-kammerchor.de/konzerte/konzertkalender/index_ger.html?startdate=2017-10-1&year:int=2017&month:int=10&oy:int=2017

 

Giovanni Gabrieli, Luca Marenzio, Orlando di Lasso, Heinrich Schütz, Claudio Monteverdi, Michael Praetorius and others

 

choir: RIAS Kammerchor

ensemble: Capella de la Torre

leader: Katharina Bäuml

conductor: Florian Helgath

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17 October 2017, 20:00, Stadthalle Kleve

 

STABAT MATER

 

Works by Domenico Scarlatti, Ondrej Adámek, J. S. Bach 

 

choir: ChorWerk Ruhr

lute: Björn Colell

violin: Günter Holzhausen

organ: Christoph Anselm Noll

conductor: Florian Helgath

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September 2017

3 September 2017, 17:00, St. Dionysius, Bissendorf

 

DAS TREFFEN IN TELGTE ODER DIENT DIE POETEREY DER MUSIK? - tour concert

More info: http://bit.ly/2q26eFg

 

Heinrich Schütz, Claudio Monteverdi, Michael Praetorius and others

 

recitation: Helene Grass

choir: RIAS Kammerchor

ensemble: Capella de la Torre

leader: Katharina Bäuml

conductor: Florian Helgath

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9 September 2017, 19:30, Festsaal Wartburg, Eisenach

 

DA PACEM – DAS ECHE DER REFORMATION IN DER MUSIK

 

388. Wartburgkonzert Deutschlandradio Kultur

More info: http://www.wartburg.de/de/veranstaltungen/veranstaltungsplan/veranstaltungsdetails/id-388-wartburgkonzert.html

 

Giovanni Gabrieli, Luca Marenzio, Orlando di Lasso, Heinrich Schütz, Claudio Monteverdi, Michael Praetorius and others

 

choir: RIAS Kammerchor

ensemble: Capella de la Torre

leader: Katharina Bäuml

conductor: Florian Helgath

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14 September 2017, 21:00, Reinoldikirche, Dortmund

 

STABAT MATER: Concert in the context of chor.com

More info: https://chor.com/workshops/event.php?vnr=44-106

 

Works by Domenico Scarlatti, Ondrej Adámek, J. S. Bach 

 

choir: ChorWerk Ruhr

lute: Björn Colell

violin: Günter Holzhausen

organ: Christoph Anselm Noll

conductor: Florian Helgath

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16 September 2017, 20:45, Orchesterzentrum NRW, Dortmund

 

Final concert of the graduates of "masterclass choir conducting with Florian Helgath" in the context of chor.com

More info: https://chor.com/workshops/event.php?vnr=e3-10c

 

Works by J. S. Bach, Johannes Brahms, Hubert Parry, Heinrich Kaminski, Francis Poulenc, Jaakko Mäntyjärvi 

 

choir: ChorWerk Ruhr

organ: Beate Röllecke

conductors: Graduates of masterclass with Florian Helgath

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17 September 2017, 18:00, Dom St. Marien zu Freiberg

 

In the course of Silbermann-Tage: tour concert

More info: http://bit.ly/2pBGm1d

 

Giovanni Gabrieli, Luca Marenzio, Orlando di Lasso, Heinrich Schütz, Claudio Monteverdi, Michael Praetorius and others

 

choir: RIAS Kammerchor

ensemble: Capella de la Torre
leader:
Katharina Bäuml

conductor: Florian Helgath

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23 September 2017, 20:00, Asamkirche Maria de Victoria, Ingolstadt

 

SACRAL MUSIC AROUND 1600


Works by Gregor Aichinger, Orlando di Lasso and Claudio Monteverdi

 

choir: Züricher Sing-Akademie

musicians: Hofkapelle München

conductor: Florian Helgath

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30 September 2017, 14:00, Maaghalle, Zürich

 

Concert in the context of opening party of the new Maaghalle

 

Works by Frank Martin, Johannes Brahms and Kurt Widorski

 

choir: Zürcher Sing-Akademie

orchestra: Tonhalle Orchester Zürich

conductor: Florian Helgath

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August 2017

31 July 2017, 11:30, National Taiwan Hospital, Taipei
1 August 2017, 19:30, National Concert Hall, Taipei
2 August 2017, 19:30, Nantou County Performance Hall, Nantou

4 August 2017, 19:30, Yunnan Shengli Tang Culture & Art Centre, Kunming (China)

 

Works by Brahms, Frank Martin, Knut Nystedt/J.S. Bach, Carl Rütti, Kurt Widorski and Ivo Antognini

 

choir: Zürcher Sing-Akademie
conductor: Florian Helgath

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11 August 2017, 20:00, Concertgebouw Bruges

 

EARTH DIVER

More info: http://www.mafestival.be/NL/programma/MAfestival_2017/2017081120transparant

 

Heinrich Schütz

Nikolaus Brass

 

production: Muziektheater Transparent

concert & direction: Wouter Van Looy

film: Wim Catrysse

light: Wim Maeseele

light & scenography: Peter Quasters

text: Paul Verrept
vocalist: David Moss
choir: ChorWerk Ruhr
violin: Lies Wyers
organ: David Van Bouwel
conductor: Florian Helgath
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25 - 26 August 2017, 20:00, Maschinenhalle Zeche Zollern, Dortmund

27 August 2017, 15:00, Maschinenhalle Zeche Zollern, Dortmund

 

MEMORIA

 

A ChorWerk Ruhr production for Ruhrtriennale 2017

More info: http://www.chorwerkruhr.de/de/projekte/99/

 

Tomás Luis de Victoria, John Cage, Morton Feldman and others

 

celesta: Sebastian Breuing

choir: ChorWerk Ruhr

conductor: Florian Helgath

 

July 2017

15 July 2017, 17:00, Nikolaikirche Jüterbog

 

ECHO DER REFORMATION - Brandenburgische Sommerkonzerte

More info: http://www.brandenburgische-sommerkonzerte.org/konzerte-kuenstler-details/echo-der-reformation.html

 

Orlando di Lasso, Heinrich Schütz, Samuel Scheidt, Claudio Monteverdi and others

 

choir: RIAS Kammerchor

musicians: Capella de la Torre

direction: Katharina Bäuml

conductor: Florian Helgath

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June 2017

4 June 2017, 18:00, Opera Dortmund

 

EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH - Opera by Philip Glass

 

A coproduction by ChorWerk Ruhr in cooperation with the Opera Dortmund and the Schauspiel Dortmund in cooperation with ChorWerk Ruhr / supported by NRW Kultursekretariat Wuppertal.

 

with: Bettina Lieder, Ileana Mateescu, Eva Verena Müller, Tamara Weimerich, Andreas Beck, Ks. Hannes Bock

choir: ChorWerk Ruhr

musicians: Dortmunder Philharmoniker

direction: Kay Voges

stage: Pia Maria Mackert

costumes: Mona Ulrich

video: Lars Ullrich

dramaturgy: Georg Holzer, Alexander Kerlin

conductor: Florian Helgath

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10 June 2017, 19:30, Elbphilharmonie

 

ALS OB MICH ENGEL RIEFEN

 

More info:  http://www.ndr.de/orchester_chor/chor/konzerte/Sonderkonzert-des-NDR-Chors-in-der-Elbphilharmonie,chorromantik100.html

 

choir: NDR Chor

conductor: Florian Helgath

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29 June 2017, 20:00, Anneliese Brost Musikforum Ruhr, Bochum

 

SONNENGESANG

 

A production by ChorWerk Ruhr in cooperation with the Bochumer Symphoniker.

 

violoncello: Sebastian Klinger

drums: Mitglieder der Bochumer Symphoniker

celesta: Sebastian Breuing

choir: ChorWerk Ruhr

conductor: Florian Helgath

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May 2017

4 May 2017, 18:30, Opera Dortmund

13 May 2017, 18:30, Opera Dortmund

 

EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH - Opera by Philip Glass

 

A coproduction by ChorWerk Ruhr in cooperation with the Opera Dortmund and the Schauspiel Dortmund in cooperation with ChorWerk Ruhr / supported by NRW Kultursekretariat Wuppertal.

 

with: Bettina Lieder, Ileana Mateescu, Eva Verena Müller, Tamara Weimerich, Andreas Beck, Ks. Hannes Bock

choir: ChorWerk Ruhr

musicians: Dortmunder Philharmoniker

direction: Kay Voges

stage: Pia Maria Mackert

costumes: Mona Ulrich

video: Lars Ullrich

dramaturgy: Georg Holzer, Alexander Kerlin

conductor: Florian Helgath

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April 2017

22 April 2017, 18:00, Opera Dortmund

28 April 2017, 18:30, Opera Dortmund

 

EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH - Opera by Philip Glass

 

A coproduction by ChorWerk Ruhr in cooperation with the Opera Dortmund and the Schauspiel Dortmund in cooperation with ChorWerk Ruhr / supported by NRW Kultursekretariat Wuppertal.

 

with: Bettina Lieder, Ileana Mateescu, Eva Verena Müller, Tamara Weimerich, Andreas Beck, Ks. Hannes Bock
choir: ChorWerk Ruhr
musicians: Dortmunder Philharmoniker
direction: Kay Voges
stage: Pia Maria Mackert
costumes: Mona Ulrich
video: Lars Ullrich
dramaturgy: Georg Holzer, Alexander Kerlin
conductor: Florian Helgath
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29 April 2017, 19:30, Schloss Schwetzingen Orangerie
Madrigal by Luca Marenzio, Claudio Monteverdi and Salomone Rossi, as well as instrumental pieces by Giovanni Picchi and Nicolò Corradini

ensemble: Ensemble Daimonion
choir: Vocalconsort Berlin
conductor: Florian Helgath

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March 2017

5 March 2017, 17:00, Philharmonie Essen

 

PAULUS

 

A production by ChorWerk Ruhr in cooperation with the Philharmonie Essen.

More info: http://www.chorwerkruhr.de/de/projekte/

 

soprano: Johanna Winkel
alto: Marie Henriette Reinhold
tenor: Dominik Wortig
bass: Markus Eiche
choir: ChorWerk Ruhr
orchestra: Concerto Köln
conductor: Florian Helgath
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February 2017

17 February 2017, 20:00, Petri church, Mülheim/Ruhr

18 February 2017, 20:00, UNESCO Welterbe Zollverein, Salzlager, Essen

19 February 2017, 17:00, Christus church, Bochum

 

STABAT MATER

 

A production by ChorWerk Ruhr in cooperation with the Christus church Bochum and the culture office Bochum Education Project with the Singschule an der Petrikirche Mülheim an der Ruhr.

More info: http://www.chorwerkruhr.de/de/projekte/-94/

 

flute: Björn Colell

violin: Günter Holzhausen

organ: Christoph Anselm Noll

choir 1: Mädchenkantorei der Singschule

choir 2: ChorWerk Ruhr

conductor: Florian Helgath

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December 2016

3 December 2016, 19:00, ChorForum Essen

4 December 2016, 17:00, Konzert Theater Coesfeld

 

CANTATE POUR LE TEMPS DE NOEL

 

A production by ChorWerk Ruhr in cooperation with the Ensemble Resonanz and Chorforum Essen.

More info: http://www.chorwerkruhr.de/de/projekte/-93/

 

soloists: ChorWerk Ruhr

choir: ChorWerk Ruhr

orchestra: Ensemble Resonanz

conductor: Florian Helgath

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November 2016

30 November 2016, 20:00, Laeiszhalle Hamburg

 

CANTATE POUR LE TEMPS DE NOEL

 

A production by ChorWerk Ruhr in cooperation with the Ensemble Resonanz and Chorforum Essen.

More Info: http://www.chorwerkruhr.de/de/projekte/-93/

 

soloists: ChorWerk Ruhr

choir: ChorWerk Ruhr

orchestra: Ensemble Resonanz

conductor: Florian Helgath

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12 November 2016, 20:00, Philharmonie Berlin Kammermusiksaal

 

SUBSCRIPTION CONCERT: RIAS KAMMERCHOR

 

Marenzio, di Lasso, Schütz and others

More info: http://bit.ly/2cK9RGC

 

choir: RIAS Kammerchor

ensemble: Capella de la Torre

leader: Katharina Bäuml

conductor: Florian Helgath

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October 2016

23 October 2016, 17:00, Victoria Hall Geneva

 

Tour concert: RIAS Kammerchor

 

Johannes Brahms

Nik Bärtsch

More info: http://bit.ly/2cJBMb9

 

choir: RIAS Kammerchor

piano duo: Ufuk & Bahar Dördüncü

conductor: Florian Helgath

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2 October 2016, 18:00, Martin Luther Forum Ruhr Gladbeck

3 October 2016, 17:00, Stadthalle Betzdorf

 

DER GESANG DER NACHTIGALL

 

Clément Janequin

Jacob van Eyck

François Couperin

Josquin Desprez

Cipriano de Rore Uģis Prauliņš

More info: http://www.chorwerkruhr.de/de/projekte/-87/

 

recorder: Michala Petri

narrator: Angela Winkler

choir: ChorWerk Ruhr

conductor: Florian Helgath

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September 2016

21- 23 September 2016, 20:00, UNESCO World heritage Zollverein, Kokerei, Salzlager, Essen

24 September 2016, 19:00, UNESCO World heritage Zollverein, Kokerei, Salzlager, Essen

 

EARTH DIVER

 

In the context of Ruhrtriennale 2016

 

Heinrich Schütz

Nikolaus Brass

More info: http://www.chorwerkruhr.de/de/projekte/-90/

 

speaker: Phil Minton

choir: ChorWerk Ruhr

figured bass: B’Rock Orchestra

film: Wim Catrysse

concept and production: Wouter Van Looy

conductor: Florian Helgath

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4 September, 16:00, Lutherkirche Dinslaken

11 September, 15:00, Serbian orthodox church community, Dortmund

18 September 2016, 16:00, Synagogue in Bochum

 

Ruhrtriennale 2016

More info: http://www.chorwerkruhr.de/de/projekte/-89/

 

speaker: Meriam Abbas, Jele Brückner, Ismail Deniz, Sheri Hagen, Michael Loppold

choir: ChorWerk Ruhr

concept and artistic director: Björn Bicker, Malte Jelden

dramaturgy: Dorothea Neweling

production: Johan Simons

conductor: Florian Helgath

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29 September 2016, 20:00, Staatstheater Darmstadt

30 September 2016, 19:30, Saalbau Witten

 

DER GESANG DER NACHTIGALL

 

Clément Janequin

Jacob van Eyck

François Couperin

Josquin Desprezrtiz

Cipriano de Rore Uģis Prauliņš

More info: http://www.chorwerkruhr.de/de/projekte/-87/

 

recorder: Michala Petri

narrator: Angela Winkler

choir: ChorWerk Ruhr

conductor: Florian Helgath

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August 2016

14 August 2016, 15:00, Duisburg, Ditib Merkez Mosque Marxloh

21 August 2016, 16:00, House of Solution, Mülheim/Ruhr

28 August 2016, 14:30, Hindu Shankarar Sri Kamadchi, Hamm

 

URBAN PRAYERS RUHR

 

Ruhrtriennale 2016

More info: http://www.chorwerkruhr.de/de/projekte/-89/

 

speaker: Meriam Abbas, Jele Brückner, Ismail Deniz, Sheri Hagen, Michael Loppold

choir: ChorWerk Ruhr

concept and artistic director: Björn Bicker, Malte Jelden

dramaturgy: Dorothea Neweling

production: Johan Simons

conductor: Florian Helgath

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18 - 19 August 2016, 20:00, Jahrhunderthalle, Bochum

 

CARRÉ

 

Ruhrtriennale 2016

Stockhausen

 

choir: ChorWerk Ruhr

orchestra: Bochumer Symphoniker

conductors: Michael Alber, Florian Helgath, Matilda Hofman, Rupert Huber

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July 2016

21 July 2016, 20:00, Speyer Dom

 

MOZART REQUIEM – SIEBEN KLANGRÄUME

 

Mozart Summer Mannheim

Ligeti, Bach, Mozart, Haas

 

soprano: Sibylla Rubens

alto: Ingeborg Danz

tenor: Dominik Wortig

bass: Tijl Faveyts

violin: Günter Holzhausen

organ: Christoph Anselm Noll

choir: ChorWerk Ruhr

orchestra: Ensemble Resonanz

conductor: Florian Helgath

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June 2016

18 June 2016, 20:00, UNESCO World heritage Zollverein, Salzlager, Essen

19 June 2016, 18:00, Paterskirche, Kempen

26 June 2016, 17:00, Haus Kemnade, Dreieckshof, Hattingen

 

DER GESANG DER NACHTIGALL

 

Clément Janequin

Jacob van Eyck

François Couperin

Josquin Desprezrtiz

Cipriano de Rore Uģis Prauliņš

 

More info: http://www.chorwerkruhr.de/de/projekte/-87/

 

recorder: Michala Petri

narrator: Angela Winkler

choir: ChorWerk Ruhr

conductor: Florian Helgath

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May 2016

26 May 2016, 20:00, Liederhalle, Hegel-Saal, Stuttgart

 

CHORFEST STUTTGART

 

Opening concert

SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart

 

soloists: Yaara Tal and Andreas Groethuysen, piano

choir: SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart

conductor: Florian Helgath

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April 2016

26 April 2016, Philharmonie Essen

 

NOW! Prismen Festival for new music

Gondwana

 

To listen

WDR Concert 23 October 2015, Philharmonie Essen

 

choir: ChorWerk Ruhr

orchestra: Bochumer Symphoniker

conductor: Florian Helgath

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1 April 2016, 20:00, Nikolaikirche Leipzig

 

MDR Rundfunkchor and Conductor Florian Helgath celebrate Max Reger

 

Knut Nystedt: „Immortal Bach“

Johann Sebastian Bach: „Jesu, meine Freunde”

Johann Sebastian Bach: „Komm, Jesu, komm”

Max Reger: Geistliche Gesänge op. 110

 

choir: MDR Rundfunkchor

conductor: Florian Helgath

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March 2016

5 March 2016, 20:00, St. Nikolai am Klosterstern, Hamburg

 

Hillborg and the NDR Choir

 

Music by:

Anders Hillborg

Einojuhani Rautavaara

Lars Johan Werle

Sven-David Sandström

 

choir: NDR Choir

conductor: Florian Helgath

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February 2016

17 February 2016, 19:00, L’Auditorium de la Maison de la Radio, Paris

 

Florian Helgath conducts Chœur de Radio France

 

Maurice Duruflé – Requiem

Yves Castagnet

 

choir: Le Chœur de Radio France

conductor: Florian Helgath

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December 2015

17 December 2015, 15:05, SWR2 Radio

 

To listen

Christmas music from Jacobus Gallus up to Arnold Schönberg

 

choir: SWR Vokalensemble

conductor: Florian Helgath

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November 2015

5 November 2015, 20:15, Muziekgebouw aan’t IJ, Amsterdam

10 November 2015, 20:00, Kammermusiksaal, Philharmonie Essen

 

Nik Bärtsch conducts the RIAS Kammerchor

 

choir: RIAS Kammerchor

conductor: Florian Helgath

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August 2015

21- 22 August 2015, Church St. Johann, Rot

 

EINSIEDLERMESSE

 

Simon Mayr

Große Messe c-moll (1826)

Stabat Mater c-moll

 

soprano: Katja Stuber

alto: Marion Eckstein

tenor: Fernando Guimaraes

bass: Tareg Nazmi

choir: Orpheus Vokalensemble

orchestra; Concerto Köln

conductor: Florian Helgath

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