Classeek announces details of the Ambassadors program

  • 05/09/2023

Classeek’s Ambassador program is consolidating its active support, becoming ever more diversified to support the program’s young talents. It has now found a solid base, and many musicians at the start of their careers are applying. Here you can discover the list of young musicians selected to join the Ambassador 2023/2024 program, as well as the season of their concerts broadcast online. Read More →

ICMA Discovery Award winner Leonhard Baumgartner wins two prizes

  • 29/08/2023
ICMA Discovery Award winner Leonhard Baumgartner wins two prizes

Leonhard Baumgartner
(c) Karol Sokolowski

The 16-year-old Austrian violinist Leonhard Baumgartner, Discovery Award winner of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA), has received the Zoltan Kodaly Prize at the International Summer Academy of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. Read More →

Over 500.000 saw the ICMA Gala Concert 2023 on Deutsche Welle’s YouTube channel

  • 22/08/2023
Over 500.000 saw the ICMA Gala Concert 2023 on Deutsche Welle’s YouTube channel

NFM Wroclaw Philharmonic
(c) Karol Sokolowski

The video of the ICMA Gala Concert played by the NFM Wroclaw Philharmonic conducted by Giancarlo Guerrero and featuring many winning artists from the 2023 panel is continuous successful on the YouTube channel of Deutsche Welle. More than half a million people saw it since April 21. Enthusiastic comments come from all over the world.

You can access the video via this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeUGuhH_XUo&t=1673s

Robert Neumann to head Cannstatter Klavierfrühling

  • 14/08/2023
Robert Neumann to head Cannstatter Klavierfrühling

Robert Neumann
(c) Marco Borggreve

The 22-year-old German pianist Robert Neumann – who was a 2017 Discovery Award winner at the ICMA (International Classical Music Awards) – has been appointed deputy artistic director of Cultur in Cannstatt and festival director of the Cannstatter Klavierfrühling. The organization is based in Bad Cannstatt, a district of the German city Stuttgart. Read More →

Violinist Yury Revich increasingly successful as a composer

  • 08/07/2023
Violinist Yury Revich increasingly successful as a composer

Yury Revich

Austrian violinist Yury Revich, who won the Young Artist Award of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) in 2015, is now increasingly presenting himself to audiences as a composer as well. After his very first work, the violin concerto Awakening successfully debuted in Salzburg last year, his first symphony, Kaleidoskope, was recently premiered in London at St. Georges’ Cathedral. Read More →

David Philip Hefti is Composer in Residence at Zermatt Music Festival

  • 03/07/2023
David Philip Hefti is Composer in Residence at Zermatt Music Festival

David Philip Hefti
(c) Karol Sokolowski

Conductor and composer David Philip Hefti, winner of the ICMA Composer Award 2023, is Composer in Residence at this year’s Zermatt Music Festival, where he will present his new octet Des Zaubers Spuren, commissioned by the festival for the Scharoun Ensemble, among other works. The festival was founded in 2005 by the Scharoun Ensemble of the Berliner Philhamoniker and built around an orchestral and chamber music academy. Read More →

Sào Soulez Larivière is part of the ECHO Rising Stars Series

  • 03/07/2023
Sào Soulez Larivière is part of the ECHO Rising Stars Series

Saò Soulez Larivière
(c) Clara Evens

Sào Soulez Larivière, viola, ICMA Young Artist of the Year 2023, will be part of the Rising Stars series 2024/25 of the European Concert Hall Organisation (ECHO). Sào Soulez Larivière has been nominated by Elbphilharmonie Hamburg with Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Müpa Budapest and Barbican Centre London.

ICMA winners join in Oyster Bay Music Festival 2023

  • 21/06/2023

From June 23 through July 1, the Oyster Bay Musical Festival returns to Long Island’s North Shore for 12 concerts.  On the program are three names of winners of this year’s International Classical Music Awards, ICMA Classeek Award winner Marc-André Teruel, double bass, as well as pianist Maxim Lando and violinist Tassilo Probst, winners in the Chamber Music category. Read More →