Classeek and ICMA enter a promising partnership

  • 05/01/2023

The International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) will begin organizing a new award, the ICMA Classeek Award, presented for the first time in 2023, when the ICMA Award Ceremony and Gala Concert take place at the National Forum of Music in Wroclaw, Poland. This new category has been created in close collaboration with Classeek, based in Lausanne, Switzerland. Read More →

ICMA Gala 2022: Over a quarter of a million viewers on the DW channel

  • 16/12/2022

Over a quarter of a million people have seen the live recording of the ICMA Gala Concert at the Philharmonie in Luxembourg, with winners of the International Classical Music Awards 2022 and the Luxembourg Philharmonic conducted by Adam Fischer. Among the many comments from all over the world in Deutsche Welle’s YouTube channel, a majority says that this was « a wonderful » or « an amazing concert!!! » Read More →

ICMA publish the finalists for the awards 2023

  • 12/12/2022

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 391 nominations has been reduced to three releases per category, the finalists for 2023. The winner is chosen from a list of three finalists. Read More →

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 →