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Luzerner Sinfonieorchester to Host ICMA Gala In 2019

  • 22/03/2016
Luzerner Sinfonieorchester to Host ICMA Gala In 2019

LSO-Intendant Numa Bischof-Ullmann and ICMA President Remy Franck

The Luzerner Sinfonieorchester will host the ICMA Award Ceremony and Gala Concert 2019 at Lucerne’s famous concert hall KKL. The event will reunite the prominent award winners and representatives from the international musical industry at one of the most prestigious cultural places in Europe. Read More →

ICMA’s Gala Concert 2016 To Take Place In San Sebastian

  • 16/03/2016
ICMA’s Gala Concert 2016 To Take Place In San Sebastian

Dame Felicity Lott

The Gala concert of the International Music Awards 2016 takes place at the Kursaal in San Sebastian, on 1 April 2016, hosted by the Euskadi Orchestra (Basque National Orchestra) and Donostia 2016. The audience will experience two premieres: it is the first time that ICMA are able to present a world premiere performance, since our Artist of the Year, Christian Lindberg, has written a piece especially for this evening, The tale of Kundraan. Read More →

Rave Review For Javier Perianes At BSO Debut

  • 05/03/2016
Rave Review For Javier Perianes At BSO Debut

Dutoit & Perianes in Boston
(c) BSO

Accompanied by the Boston Symphony under ICMA Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Charles Dutoit, Spanish pianist Javier Perianes, who is scheduled to play at the ICMA Gala in San Sebastian, got a rave review in the Boston Globe for his performances of ‘Nights in the Gardens of Spain’: Read More →

‘das Orchester’ becomes a Jury Member of ICMA

  • 22/02/2016

The German music magazine ‘das Orchester’ has joined the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) as Jury Member. Published since 1953 eleven times a year by Schott Music in Mainz, ‘das Orchester’ reaches out into 45 countries with features about orchestral activities of all kind, festivals, world premiere performances, competitions and reviews of books, scores, CDs and DVDs. Read More →

Nikolai Song Honoured At Next Generation Festival Bad Ragaz

  • 19/02/2016
Nikolai Song Honoured At Next Generation Festival Bad Ragaz

Nikolai Song & Remy Franck
(c) Christine Kocher

The 13 years old flutist Nikolai Song, winner of the first ICMA Discovery Award, was honoured by ICMA President Remy Franck at the Next Generation Festival in Bad Ragaz, Switzerland, where the young musician performed during two concerts. Read More →

Next Generation Festival Bad Ragaz Announces 25% Increase In Ticket Sales

  • 19/02/2016
Next Generation Festival Bad Ragaz Announces 25% Increase In Ticket Sales

Ensemble Esperanza
(c) Christine Kocher

The Next Generation Festival organized at the Grand Resort in Bad Ragaz, Switzerland, is ending tonight with performances by the vocal sextet Sjaella and the Ensemble Esperanza, a chamber orchestra created in 2015 by the International Music Academy in Liechtenstein. The sixth edition of Next Generation registered a significantly growing number of visitors. For the 14 concerts, Intendant Drazen Domjanic announced a total increase of 25%. The ICMA Jury held its General Assembly during the festival.

A Very Fit ICMA Jury Met At The Grand Resort In Bad Ragaz

  • 15/02/2016
A Very Fit ICMA Jury Met At The Grand Resort In Bad Ragaz

ICMA Jury members in Bad Ragfaz

The Jury of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) held its General Assembly this weekend during the Next Generation Festival at the Grand Resort in Bad Ragaz, Switzerland. The Jury decided upon the Special Awards for the coming years and took important steps in order to get stronger promotion possibilities for young artists. Read More →

Yury Revich To Play A Strad from 1709

  • 09/02/2016

ICMA Young Artist of the Year 2015 communicated today: « And finally it’s official: My new friend and a partner in crime is the golden period Stradivari 1709. » The precious instrument is on a loan by the Goh Family Foundation. A great opportunity for the extremely talented young musician.

ICMA To Have Annual Meeting At Grand Resort Bad Ragaz

  • 07/02/2016

At the invitation of the Festival Next Generation, the Jury of the International Classical Music Awards will have its annual General Assembly, February 12-15, at one of Europe’s Leading Wellbeing & Medical Health Resorts, the Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, Switzerland. Read More →