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 →

ICMA publishes the finalists for the awards 2022

  • 13/12/2021

In three rounds, the Jury of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) has chosen the releases competing in the finals for the awards 2022. The initial list with a total of 377 nominations has been reduced to three releases per category, the finalists for 2022. Read More →

ICMA Jury nominates 377 releases for the 2022 Awards

  • 16/11/2021

The International Classical Music Awards ICMA today announced the nominations for their Awards 2022, celebrating the best musicians and recordings. This year’s nominations include many renowned soloists, ensembles, conductors and orchestras as well as a lot of young musicians, many of them being first-nominees. A total of 377 audio (+12) and video productions from 129 labels (+7) have been nominated. To see the list, just click on our Nominations button, which will lead you to lists sorted by labels or categories. Read More →

Lifetime Achievement Award winner Edita Gruberova is dead

  • 19/10/2021
Lifetime Achievement Award winner Edita Gruberova is dead

Edita Gruberova

Slovak soprano Edita Gruberova died on 18 September in Zurich at the age of 74. The singer had undergone knee surgery in June. This had prevented her from attending the ICMA gala in Vaduz, where she was to have been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Read More →