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 →