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ICMA Jury met in Zagreb and Rijeka

  • 20/01/2020

On invitation by Unison, the Croatian Music Alliance, the Jury members of the International Classical Music Awards met last weekend (17-20 January) in Zagreb and Rijeka for their General Assembly. Read More →

Discovery Award Gewinner Robert Neumann debütiert mit dem SWR Symphonieorchester

  • 15/01/2020
Discovery Award Gewinner Robert Neumann debütiert mit dem SWR Symphonieorchester

Robert Neumann

Der 18-jährige Pianist Robert Neumann, Gewinner des Discovery Award der ICMA im Jahre 2017, seit 2018 SWR2 New Talent, gibt am 29. Januar sein Debüt mit dem SWR Symphonieorchester Stuttgart unter der Leitung von Kerem Hasan, Gewinner des Young Conductors Award der Salzburger Festspiele. Neumann spielt bei diesem Konzert, sowie beim Abendkonzert am 31. Januar in der Stuttgarter Liederhalle Rachmaninows Rhapsodie über ein Thema von Paganini für Klavier und Orchester op. 43. Das Konzert vom 31. Januar wird ab 20:00 live auf SWR2 übertragen.

Hochschullehrende beraten über Kultur der Lehre

  • 15/01/2020

Auf Initiative von Drazen Domjanic, dem Leiter der Internationalen Musikakademie in Liechtenstein und Reinhart von Gutzeit, ehemaliger Rektor der Bruckner Privatuniversität in Linz und des Mozarteums in Salzburg, hat sich ein internationaler Arbeitskreis für Hochschullehrende gebildet, zu dem sich die Musik Akademie Basel, die Hochschule für Musik und Theater München, die Universität Mozarteum Salzburg und die Musikakademie in Liechtenstein verbunden haben. ‘Neue Impulse für die Kultur der Lehre und das Hochschulleben’ ist das Thema, mit dem sich die Mitglieder des Arbeitskreises befassen. Read More →

ICMA General Assembly to take place in Rijeka, European Capital of Culture

  • 31/12/2019
ICMA General Assembly to take place in Rijeka, European Capital of Culture

Croatian National Theatre in Rijeka

In 2020, during the Croatian EU Presidency, Rijeka will be European Capital of Culture. One of the first events to take place ahead of the official program is the General Assembly of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA). The Jury members from 16 countries will meet from 17-20 January in the Croatian City. The meeting is organized by Unison – Croatian Music Alliance. Read More →

ICMA 2020: The finalists

  • 16/12/2019

In three rounds, the Jury of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) has chosen the releases competing in the finals for the awards 2020. « Our initial list with a total of 390 nominations comprised many very good as well as outstanding recordings. This long list has been reduced to three releases per category, our finalists for 2020 », Jury President Remy Franck said. « Inevitably, many excellent productions have been eliminated. The jury members tirelessly make it a duty of honor to select the very best among the best recordings. The task is definitely demanding and requires sometimes painful choices. But the eliminated recordings are still nominations and our nominations are undeniably a real recognition. » Read More →

Busy Discovery Award winner

  • 09/12/2019
Busy Discovery Award winner

Eva Gevorgyan

Eva Gevorgyan, ICMA’s Discovery Award winner 2019, is at her young age already a busy concert pianist. In November she played a recital at Alzenau Musiktage, Germany. In October she had recitals in Boston, Cleveland and Canton/Ohio where she also performed with the Canton Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gerhardt Zimmermann. In summer she played recitals in Italy (Como and San Daniele) and Poland (Duszniki Chopin International Piano Festival). At the Verbier Festival (Switzerland) she was student-in-residence. Read More →

Deutsche Welle launches YouTube channel for classical music

  • 05/12/2019

The Bonn-based German radio and television station Deutsche Welle, an ICMA Jury member,  has launched a new YouTube channel, DW Classical Music. With music documentaries, interviews, portraits of musicians and numerous concert recordings, it will provide a comprehensive look into the world of classical music, the station announces. DW Classical Music will show existing and new TV productions as well as formats produced and assembled especially for the new YouTube channel. New series and series are to be developed gradually. Click here for DW Classical Music.

Radio Romania Muzical becomes an ICMA Jury member

  • 03/12/2019

The Jury of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) has admitted Radio Romania Muzical as Jury member. Radio Romania Muzical – part of the Romanian Radio Broadcasting Company – was established in 1997 and is the only Romanian radio station dedicated to classical music. Read More →