ICMA Gala Concert from Vaduz on SACD

  • 27/04/2022

The ICMA Gala Concert on 17 June 2021 in Vaduz has now been published on a private, non-commercial SACD by Ars Produktion.
Funded by VP Bank, the SACD features winners of this year’s winner panel with an attractive musical program, accompanied by Sinfonieorchester Liechtenstein under the baton of Yaron Traub. Read More →

Philharmonie Luxembourg: ICMA Award Ceremony and Gala Concert 2022

  • 22/04/2022
Philharmonie Luxembourg: ICMA Award Ceremony and Gala Concert 2022

The Philharmonic Orchestra of Luxembourg during the presentation by ICMA President Remy Franck.
© Philharmonie Luxembourg / Eric Engel

On 21 April, the Award Ceremony organized by the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) took place in the Chamber Music Hall of the Philharmonie Luxembourg, followed by the ICMA Gala Concert in the Grand Auditorium. Both events represent the culmination of musical achievements in the classical sector during the past year, which were accompanied and judged by the members of the ICMA association. Pizzicato’s Uwe Krusch reports. Read More →

ICMA Gala in Luxembourg: Boumans conducts Androne-Nakanishi

  • 31/03/2022
ICMA Gala in Luxembourg: Boumans conducts Androne-Nakanishi

Sebastian Androne

At the ICMA Gala Concert in Luxembourg, Luxembourg conductor Ivan Boumans will premiere a piece by his colleague Sebastian Androne-Nakanishi, Lan Huahua – The Dark Blue Flower. Boumans was Androne’s predecessor for this Award, and his own piece, Organic Beats, was premiered in 2021 by the Sinfonieorchester Liechtenstein. Read More →

Russian broadcaster Radio Orpheus suspended as ICMA member

  • 28/02/2022

With the deepest concern over the war initiated by the Russian Federation against Ukraine and considering the fact that ICMA Jury member Radio Orpheus, Moscow, is a broadcaster operated and owned by the Russian State and no longer a member of the European Broadcasting Union, the Jury of the International Classical Music Awards has suspended the membership of Radio Orpheus. Read More →

Label of the Year publishes Award video

  • 03/02/2022

Just 4 years after its creation, with no less than 60 CDs and DVDs released to date, the record label of Château de Versailles Spectacles is ICMA Label of the Year 2022.   Praised by the jury for « the quality of the ensembles and artists, the excellent quality of the sound recordings and a presentation so luxurious that it can only be described as Versaillesque », the label has now published a video on its Facebook page.


International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) announce the winners for 2022

  • 18/01/2022

Today the Jury of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) announced the winners of 26 awards for the 2022 edition. « Our international and independent Jury has selected the winners from a nomination list comprising 377 productions and a wide range of artists and labels. Our winners are the expression of the highest artistry, and the list of awards shows that our jury is not content with a superficial evaluation of the music industry but performs a comprehensive and in-depth analysis. The winner list comprises many renowned as well as lesser-known and young musicians and no less than 17 labels! » said Remy Franck, President of the Jury. Read More →