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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 →

German ECHO is abolished

  • 25/04/2018

The German Music Industry Association has finally abolished its ECHO Awards after the world-wide indignation about the award given to rap duo Kollegah and Farid Bang, who used anti-semitic, misogynist, homophobe lyrics, contemptuous of human dignity. Numerous artists had returned their awards, and presumably nobody would ever again have accepted such an award. Read More →

Wonderful ICMA Gala in Katowice

  • 08/04/2018
Wonderful ICMA Gala in Katowice

© Bartek Barczyk

In the sold-out NOSPR concert hall in Katowice, 1800 people applauded on Friday evening (6.04.18) the performing artists and the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice at the 8th Gala concert of the International Classical Music awards, ICMA. Read More →

ICMA announce major awards for 2019

  • 07/04/2018
ICMA announce major awards for 2019

KKL Lucerne

During the Award Ceremony of the ICMA 2018 prices in Katowice, Poland, ICMA President Remy Franck yesterday announced two major awards for 2019: Brazilian pianist Nelson Freire, 73, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award, and Spanish pianist Javier Perianes has been elected Artist of the Year. Read More →

ICMA announce Recording of the Year

  • 06/04/2018

From the list of their 15 winning audio and video productions, the Jury of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) has chosen the overall winner of the Recording of the Year Award. It goes to the CD Visions, winner in the Vocal Recital category, with music by Bizet, Bruneau, David, Février, Franck, Godard, Halévy, Massenet, Niedermeyer, and Saint-Saëns, sung by Véronique Gens. Read More →