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Yury Revich Played In Luxembourg

  • 04/02/2016
Yury Revich Played In Luxembourg

Yury Revich (r.), Sabine Weyer and ICMA President Remy Franck
(c) ICMA/Nicole Junio

Together with the Luxembourgish pianist Sabine Weyer, ICMA Artist of the Year 2015, Yury Revich, gave a stunning recital at Ettelbrucks’ Cape in Luxembourg, on February 3. The musicians began their demanding program with a passionate reading of Robert Schumann’s Violin Sonata op. 105, followed by a full-bodied Richard Strauss Sonata. A glittering account of Ravel’s Second Sonata, sensitively played Debussy preludes and a hot-blooded Tzigane got rave applause from the audience. The concert was attended by ICMA President Remy Franck.

Liebreich setzt ‘Kultura Natura’ unter das Motto der Spiritualität

  • 26/01/2016
Liebreich setzt ‘Kultura Natura’ unter das Motto der Spiritualität

Alexander Liebreich
(c) Bruno Fidrych

Alexander Liebreich, seit 2012 und jetzt bis 2019 verlängerter Chefdirigent und Künstlerischer Leiter des Nationalen Sinfonieorchester des Polnischen Rundfunks (NOSPR) in Katowice, hat jetzt erste Informationen zu der Edition 2016 des von ihm geleiteten Festivals Kultura Natura bekannt gegeben. Es steht unter dem Motto Spiritualität und findet vom 13.-22. Mai statt. Read More →

ICMA 2016 – The winners

  • 20/01/2016

The Jury of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) announced today the Awards for 2016. Soprano Dame Felicity Lott is honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Composer, trombonist and conductor Christian Lindberg is Artist of the Year, cellist Pablo Ferrandez Young Artist of the Year. For the first time the new Discovery Award for musicians from 12 to 18 is awarded to flutist Nikolai Song, born in 2002, of Korean-Russian parentage. Read More →

Katowice Is Now A UNESCO City of Music

  • 12/12/2015
Katowice Is Now A UNESCO City of Music

The new Katowice Concert Hall
(c) Sammy Hart

Katowice in southern Poland has been awarded the status of UNESCO City of Music. The Silesian city boasts such prestigious ensembles as the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra with its recently-opened concert hall, the Silesian Philharmonic, the Silesian Quartet, and the Camerata Silesia Choir. Katowice is also the venue of thirty music festivals. It will host the International Classical Music Awards ICMA in 2018. Katowice is the first Central and Eastern European city to win the title.

ICMA Finalists For 2016

  • 09/12/2015

The ICMA Jury is progressing in the voting for the Audio and Video Awards 2016. Today we are able to publish the Finalists, in other words the three productions of which one will be the winner. Read More →

Grammy-Nominierung für CD mit ICMA-Preisträger Joseph Moog

  • 08/12/2015
Grammy-Nominierung für CD mit ICMA-Preisträger Joseph Moog

Krzysztof Penderecki & Joseph Moog
(c) Martin Hoffmeister

Die von dem Pianisten und zweimaligen ICMA-Preisträger Joseph Moog sowie der Deutschen Radio Philharmonie unter der Leitung des Dirigenten Nicholas Milton eingespielte CD mit Klavierkonzerten von Edvard Grieg und Moritz Moszkowski wurde in der Kategorie ‘Best Classical Instrumental Solo’ für den Grammy nominiert. Sie wurde auch für den ICMA 2016 nominiert.

ICMA Board Meeting in Paris

  • 07/12/2015
ICMA Board Meeting in Paris

. From the left: Remy Franck, Serhan Bali, Nicola Catto, Martin Hoffmeister and Michelle Debra.

The members of the ICMA Executive Board met in Paris last weekend in order to analyze the current voting process and prepare the Award Ceremony in San Sebastian on April 1, 2016.  The Board validated the list of finalists for the Award 2016 which will be officially published next Wednesday, December 9.

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