• Winners 2020

Preparations for ICMA Gala 2021 in Vaduz have started

  • 12/02/2020
Preparations for ICMA Gala 2021 in Vaduz have started

Drazen Domjanic & Remy Franckt at the Rathaus Hall in Vaduz

On 18 April 2021 Sinfonieorchester Liechtenstein will host the 11th Award Ceremony and Gala Concert of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) in Vaduz. A meeting took place today in Liechtenstein’s capital city with the General Manager of the orchestra, Drazen Domjanic, and the President of ICMA, Remy Franck. Read More →

ICMA Discovey Award winner presented in Bad Ragaz

  • 10/02/2020
ICMA Discovey Award winner presented in Bad Ragaz

ICMA President Remy Franck and Discovery Award winner Philipp Schupelius
(c) Andreas Domjanic

At this year’s VP Bank Classic Festival in Bad Ragaz, Switzerland, ICMA President Remy Franck presented the 16-year-old German cellist Philipp Schupelius, the winner of the ICMA Discovery Award 2020. In a chamber music concert at the Kursaal of Bad Ragaz Grand Resort, Philipp amazed the audience with a transcription of Schubert’s Erlkönig by Bernhard Cossmann. Together with pianist Polina Sasko he gave a very stylish performance of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Variations of ‘Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen’ from Mozarts Magic Flute. Finally, he played Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Trio op. 1/3 together with pianist Arsen Dalibaltayan and violinist Clara Shen.

ICMA celebrate 10 years of discovering musical excellence, unveil 10-year logo

  • 29/01/2020

The International Classical Music Awards are celebrating this year their 10th anniversary. ICMA was created in 2010 as the successor of the MIDEM Classical Awards, formerly Cannes Classical Awards. The Award ceremony and Gala Concert scheduled for the 30th of April 2020 in Seville and hosted by the Royal Symphony Orchestra of Seville will be the tenth in a row. Read More →

Elisabeth Leonskaja: It’s an endless road

  • 28/01/2020
Elisabeth Leonskaja: It’s an endless road

Elisabeth Leonskaja
© Julia Wesely

Elisabeth Leonskaja has been awarded the ICMA Lifetime Achievement Award. Jury member Radio Romania Muzical has published an interview with the pianist, in which she is talking about her career. Read More →

The ICMA winners 2020 are published

  • 21/01/2020

The Jury of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) today announced the Awards for 2020 which mark the tenth anniversary of this prestigious musical recognition. Austrian-Russian pianist Elisabeth Leonskaja is honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Latvian soprano Marina Rebeka is Artist of the Year, Italian cellist Erica Piccotti is Young Artist of the Year. The Discovery Award is awarded to 16-year-old German cellist Philipp Schupelius. Read More →

ICMA Jury met in Zagreb and Rijeka

  • 20/01/2020

On invitation by Unison, the Croatian Music Alliance, the Jury members of the International Classical Music Awards met last weekend (17-20 January) in Zagreb and Rijeka for their General Assembly. Read More →

Discovery Award Gewinner Robert Neumann debütiert mit dem SWR Symphonieorchester

  • 15/01/2020
Discovery Award Gewinner Robert Neumann debütiert mit dem SWR Symphonieorchester

Robert Neumann

Der 18-jährige Pianist Robert Neumann, Gewinner des Discovery Award der ICMA im Jahre 2017, seit 2018 SWR2 New Talent, gibt am 29. Januar sein Debüt mit dem SWR Symphonieorchester Stuttgart unter der Leitung von Kerem Hasan, Gewinner des Young Conductors Award der Salzburger Festspiele. Neumann spielt bei diesem Konzert, sowie beim Abendkonzert am 31. Januar in der Stuttgarter Liederhalle Rachmaninows Rhapsodie über ein Thema von Paganini für Klavier und Orchester op. 43. Das Konzert vom 31. Januar wird ab 20:00 live auf SWR2 übertragen.

Hochschullehrende beraten über Kultur der Lehre

  • 15/01/2020

Auf Initiative von Drazen Domjanic, dem Leiter der Internationalen Musikakademie in Liechtenstein und Reinhart von Gutzeit, ehemaliger Rektor der Bruckner Privatuniversität in Linz und des Mozarteums in Salzburg, hat sich ein internationaler Arbeitskreis für Hochschullehrende gebildet, zu dem sich die Musik Akademie Basel, die Hochschule für Musik und Theater München, die Universität Mozarteum Salzburg und die Musikakademie in Liechtenstein verbunden haben. ‘Neue Impulse für die Kultur der Lehre und das Hochschulleben’ ist das Thema, mit dem sich die Mitglieder des Arbeitskreises befassen. Read More →

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