Late trophy presentation for Ensemble Diderot, winner in 2021

  • 11/12/2022

Due to the sanitary situation in 2021 and the postponement of the ICMA Award Ceremony from April to June, Ensemble Diderot was not able to receive the trophy for their winning release The Berlin Album in the Baroque Instrumental category. One and a half year later, the ensemble’s Johannes Pramsohler was able to join the ICMA Board members in Paris, where he was presented the trophy for this beautiful Audax release of which the Jury said: Read More →

ICMA Jury nominates 391 releases for the 2023 Awards

  • 15/11/2022

The International Classical Music Awards ICMA today announced the nominations for their Awards 2023, 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 391 audio and video productions (+14) from 117 labels 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 →

World premiere of a piano concerto by Ivan Boumans

  • 23/09/2022
World premiere of a piano concerto by Ivan Boumans

Ivan Boumans
(c) Lupo Ludovicy

Solistes Européens Luxembourg and pianist Jean Muller will premiere the piano concerto Deconstructing Love by Ivan Boumans, winner of the 2020/21 International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) Composer Award, at the Luxembourg Philharmonie on September 26. Read More →

Pianist Lars Vogt has died, aged 51

  • 06/09/2022

The German pianist and conductor Lars Vogt died yesterday, after being diagnosed with cancer in 2021. He was 51 years old. He was an ICMA winner 2022 in the category Solo Instrument. Read More →

Pablo Ferrández to release CD with Anne-Sophie Mutter

  • 04/09/2022
Pablo Ferrández to release CD with Anne-Sophie Mutter

Pablo Ferrandez

Spanish cellist Pablo Ferrández, ICMA Young Artist of the Year 2016, has chosen none other than Anne-Sophie Mutter as his partner for his new album on the Sony Classical label, scheduled for release on November 4. For years, the German violinist and Ferrández have enjoyed a solid and fruitful artistic collaboration. Mutter is the ideal artist, » says Pablo Ferrández. Read More →

Mozart world premiere in Vaduz

  • 25/08/2022
Mozart world premiere in Vaduz

Sinfonieorchester Liechtenstein
(c) Andreas Domjanic

To mark the fifth anniversary of the Vaduz Classic Festival, the world premiere of the Cantata for Prince Alois I of Liechtenstein KV Anh. 242, attributed to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, will be heard on August 28, 2022. Read More →

ICMA Gala Concert from Luxembourg in the ARD Radio Festival.

  • 05/08/2022

The 2022 International Classical Music Awards Gala will be broadcast on Saturday, August 6 in the German ARD Radio Festival. The ARD Radio Festival runs from July 9 to September 16 and includes concerts broadcast simultaneously by all ARD culture and music stations, beginning at 8 p.m. This year, the program is hosted by MDR. Read More →