ICMA Gala in Luxembourg: Boumans conducts Androne-Nakanishi

  • 31/03/2022
ICMA Gala in Luxembourg: Boumans conducts Androne-Nakanishi

Sebastian Androne

At the ICMA Gala Concert in Luxembourg, Luxembourg conductor Ivan Boumans will premiere a piece by his colleague Sebastian Androne-Nakanishi, Lan Huahua – The Dark Blue Flower. Boumans was Androne’s predecessor for this Award, and his own piece, Organic Beats, was premiered in 2021 by the Sinfonieorchester Liechtenstein. Read More →

Russian broadcaster Radio Orpheus suspended as ICMA member

  • 28/02/2022

With the deepest concern over the war initiated by the Russian Federation against Ukraine and considering the fact that ICMA Jury member Radio Orpheus, Moscow, is a broadcaster operated and owned by the Russian State and no longer a member of the European Broadcasting Union, the Jury of the International Classical Music Awards has suspended the membership of Radio Orpheus. Read More →

Label of the Year publishes Award video

  • 03/02/2022

Just 4 years after its creation, with no less than 60 CDs and DVDs released to date, the record label of Château de Versailles Spectacles is ICMA Label of the Year 2022.   Praised by the jury for « the quality of the ensembles and artists, the excellent quality of the sound recordings and a presentation so luxurious that it can only be described as Versaillesque », the label has now published a video on its Facebook page.


International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) announce the winners for 2022

  • 18/01/2022

Today the Jury of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) announced the winners of 26 awards for the 2022 edition. « Our international and independent Jury has selected the winners from a nomination list comprising 377 productions and a wide range of artists and labels. Our winners are the expression of the highest artistry, and the list of awards shows that our jury is not content with a superficial evaluation of the music industry but performs a comprehensive and in-depth analysis. The winner list comprises many renowned as well as lesser-known and young musicians and no less than 17 labels! » said Remy Franck, President of the Jury. Read More →

Midem is no more, long live ICMA

  • 16/12/2021

The international music industry conference Midem in Cannes has been definitely brought to an end, its organizer RX France has announced. Midem, where some ICMA jury members were participating during several years and where first the Cannes Classical Awards, then the Midem Classical Awards took place, started to dip in the early 2010s, shortly after the organizer had cancelled the Midem Classical Awards which then were turned into the independent International Classical Music Awards, ICMA. Read More →

Hungarian Papageno to join the ICMA Jury

  • 16/12/2021

The Hungarian media group Papageno is joining the ICMA Jury. Besides running the most comprehensive and visited online platform in Hungary for classical music, opera & theatre, and publishing 30+ cultural program magazines a year, Papageno also has two popular weekly radio shows – Capriccio & Papageno Klasszik – on Radio Klasszik 92.1. Read More →

Three young ICMA artists conquered Paris

  • 15/12/2021

Three young ICMA awardees performed in Paris in just one week. German pianist Joseph Moog, ICMA Young Artist of the Year 2014, was the soloist in Sergei Rachmaninovs Paganini Rhapsody op. 43 with the Orchestre de l’Opéra national de Paris conducted by Vello Pähn. Read More →