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Manfred Honeck extends Pittsburgh contract

  • 25/09/2018
Manfred Honeck extends Pittsburgh contract

Manfred Honeck

Austrian conductor Manfred Honeck, ICMA Artist of the Year 2018, has extended his contract as Music Director of the Pittsburgh Symphon for two years, to run through the 2021-22 season, when the orchestra will celebrate its 125th, birthday as well as the 50th anniversary of the opening of Heinz Hall. Honeck became music director in 2008.

ICMA-Preisträger Robert Neumann wird ‘SWR2 New Talent’

  • 03/09/2018
ICMA-Preisträger Robert Neumann wird ‘SWR2 New Talent’

Robert Neumann

Der Pianist Robert Neumann, ‘Discovery Award 2017’-Preisträger der ICMA (International Classical Music Awards) ist zum ‘SWR2 New Talent’ gewählt worden. Drei Jahre lang wird der 17-Jährige mit Sendungen im Kulturprogramm SWR2, bei Konzerten und Festivals gefördert. Den Hörerinnen und Hörern stellt er sich erstmals in der Sendung ‘SWR2 Treffpunkt Klassik’ am 13. September 2018 vor. Read More →

ICMA winners boost their career

  • 16/08/2018

Jodie Devos, ICMA Young Artist of the Year 2015, made her US debut during the Mostly Mozart Festival at New York’s Lincoln Center. She sang the soprano part in Mozart’s Requiem, conducted by Louis Langrée. In October, Warner Classics will release the debut album of another ICMA winner: soprano Elsa Dreisig’s CD Miroirs. Elsa Dreisig was ICMA’s Young Artist of the Year 2017.

ICMA Jury mourns for Jury member Bernadette Beyne

  • 01/08/2018
ICMA Jury mourns for Jury member Bernadette Beyne

Bernadette Beyne

ICMA Jury member Bernadette Beyne passed away last Sunday, 29 July, at the age of 69. Founder, in 1993, of the Belgian music magazine Crescendo, together with Michelle Debra, Bernadette Beyne was editor in chief of the magazine. Read More →

HRT to broadcast ICMA Gala Concert 2018

  • 08/05/2018

On Saturday 12 May, the Croatian Radio HRT will broadcast the ICMA Gala concert which took place at NOSPR Concert Hall in Katowice. The concert was conducted by NOSPR Music Director Alexander Liebreich, as well as by Manfred Honeck, Music Director of the Pittsburgh Symphony and ICMA Artist of the Year. Read More →

ICMA Discovery Award winner Yuan Yu played in Tokyo and Beijing

  • 04/05/2018

The winner of this year’s IMCA Discovery Award, which the Jury organizes in collaboration with the International Music Academy in Liechtenstein, Chinese flutist Yuan Yu, recently played two concerts in Asia. The first recital took place at the Yamaha Hall in Ginza, Tokyo, and a few days later he performed another recital in this native Beijing. Read More →

Radio broadcasts of ICMA Gala in Katowice

  • 28/04/2018

After the live broadcast by the Polish Radio and the deferred broadcast by MDR Kultur, three of the radio stations which are a member in the Jury of the International Classical Music Awards have announced their broadcasts of the ICMA Gala Concert with the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestre in Katowice, on 6 April 2018. Read More →

Polskie Radio Chopin becomes an ICMA Jury member

  • 26/04/2018

The Jury of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) has admitted Polskie Radio Chopin as Jury member. Polskie Radio Chopin was launched in November by the Polish public radio. It is entirely dedicated to classical music and operates 24/24 in the Internet. The name of Chopin in the title is a symbol as well as an axis of the program, but in fact, the radio covers the widest possible range of classical music. Read More →

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