Less than one year after their first Award Ceremony with Gala Concert in Tampere/Finland, ICMA (International Classical Music Awards) are f
irmly established in the international musical life. The next Award Ceremonies will take place at Nantes international Congress Center La Cité (15t of May 2012) with the ‘Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire’ and at Milan’s Auditorium Fondazione Cariplo (18.03. 2013) with ‘Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi’. Both of the concerts will be conducted by internationally renowned conductor John Axelrod. Several winners of the regular CD und DVD-categories as well as from the Special Awards will take part in those Gala Concerts. The winners 2012 will be published on the 20th of February. The list with the nominations is already available at this website.
Having closed its voting procedures for 2012 in December, the Jury will meet mid January for a General Assembly. On invitation by their Russian member Radio Orpheus it will take place in Moscow.