August 2016 News

IMZ INTERNAL NEWS

Barenboim-Said-Academy Berlin To Open In Autumn

Barenboim-Said-Academy Berlin To Open In Autumn

Great News from IMZ Honorary Member Daniel Barenboim! In September, the Barenboim-Said-Academy in Berlin will open its doors and begin training young musicians from the Middle East, invited here on scholarships, in the spirit of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra.
IMZ Board Election 2017-2019 - ONLINE VOTING OPEN NOW!

IMZ Board Election 2017-2019 - ONLINE VOTING OPEN NOW!

Don’t miss your chance to vote in the IMZ Board Election! It will only take two minutes, so make sure you have your say! All Full, Affiliate and Associate Members are elegible to vote and have received a complete list of candidates, including a brief CV of each. Voting will be open until 9 September 2016.
Music Film Festival In Brno, Czech Republic

Music Film Festival In Brno, Czech Republic

16 – 27 August 2016 / The magic setting of Spilberk Castle in Brno (CZ) sets the scene for a buzzing Music Film Festival in August.
Music Filmfestival Rathausplatz, Vienna / Austria

Music Filmfestival Rathausplatz, Vienna / Austria

Time flies and here we are already half way through the 26th edition of the Rathausplatz Film Festival! After a very promising opening night celebrating the splendour of opera with Puccini’s La Bohème, August will start with an evening full of legends. Sammy Davis Jr. – Live in Germany and Puccini’s Giannni Schicchi directed by none other than Woody Allen starring Plácido Domingo will guarantee a dazzling musical experience.
Register Now For The IMZ Academy 2016

Register Now For The IMZ Academy 2016

29-30 September 2016 / Prague, Czech Republic. Register now for the new IMZ Academy edition and receive the early bird rate until 1 September 2016! The new edition of the IMZ Academy focuses on dance, covering all aspects of the visualisation of the art form.
The New IMZ Newsletters

The New IMZ Newsletters

From September 2016, the IMZ introduces a new Newsletter concept providing specific news to those audiences who really care.
Vienna Music Film Festival In Yekaterinburg, Russia

Vienna Music Film Festival In Yekaterinburg, Russia

28 June – 16 July 2016 / In Yekaterinburg they call it “watching music”. And this is what they did for the seventh time this year at Kirov Square in cooperation with the IMZ.

IMZ MEMBER NEWS

New Accentus Release: Concert-Centenaire Series Concludes With Fauré CD

New Accentus Release: Concert-Centenaire Series Concludes With Fauré CD

Accentus Music Judith Ingolfsson, violin, and Vladimir Stoupel, piano, bring their three-part Concert-Centenaire CD project with Accentus Music to a close. It is dedicated to composers whose lives were shaped by the First World War.
New Accentus Release: Vincenzo Bellini – I Capuleti E I Montecchi Opernhaus Zürich

New Accentus Release: Vincenzo Bellini – I Capuleti E I Montecchi Opernhaus Zürich

Accentus Music Romeo and Juliet without the balcony scene? A woman who sings the role of Romeo? Vincenzo Bellini’s opera I Capuleti e i Montecchi, which premiered in Venice at the Teatro La Fenice in 1830, is remarkable in many aspects – not only the piece in itself, but also Zurich’s production by Christof Loy, who transfers the 13th century plot from Verona into a Mafia milieu from the 1950s.
Two Concert Recordings And A documentary – Accentus Music Lucerne Festival 2016

Two Concert Recordings And A documentary – Accentus Music Lucerne Festival 2016

Accentus Music On 12 August, Riccardo Chailly will step up to the podium as the third music director of the Lucerne Festival Orchestra and conduct Gustav Mahler’s 8th Symphony. It is the single work that remained unperformed in Claudio Abbado’s Mahler cycle.
Charles Gounod: Roméo Et Juliette

Charles Gounod: Roméo Et Juliette

Arthaus Musik An opera film by Barbara Willis Sweete about the most famous love story of all time. Shakespeare’s lovers never looked and sounded as good as in this romantic film adaptation of Charles Gounod’s beloved opera Roméo et Juliette, starring one of classical music’s most popular and successful couples, Roberto Alagna and Angela Gheorghiu.
Lloyd Newson: DV8 Physical Theatre

Lloyd Newson: DV8 Physical Theatre

Arthaus Musik Three Dance Works by choreographer Lloyd Newson – first release on Blu-ray Disc: Dead Dreams of Monochrome Men, Strange Fish and Enter Achilles.
Vincent Van Gogh – A Life Devoted To Art

Vincent Van Gogh – A Life Devoted To Art

Arthaus Musik Authorised Van Gogh biography by the Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam. This documentary investigates the complete story of Van Gogh’s life and work: from his childhood in Brabant, through his laborious years of apprenticeship in Nuenen and artistic coming-of-age in Paris to the exhilarating peak of his career in the south of France.
Boris Godunov At Royal Opera House

Boris Godunov At Royal Opera House

C Major Entertainment Bryn Terfel makes the title role of Mussorgsky’s flawed masterpiece his own in a powerful new staging of the rarely seen original version.
From the BBC PROMS 2016: Behzod Abduraimov & Munich Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Valery Gergiev

From the BBC PROMS 2016: Behzod Abduraimov & Munich Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Valery Gergiev

C Major Entertainment Valery Gergiev and his Munich Philharmonic Orchestra open with Ravel’s hypnotic Boléro and close with a suite from Richard Strauss’s waltz-filled opera Der Rosenkavalier.
ITF Golden Prague 2016

ITF Golden Prague 2016

Czech Television The 53rd edition of the prestigious international television festival is almost upon us...
The Tchaikovsky Files

The Tchaikovsky Files

EuroArts Music International EuroArts is delighted to announce that The Tchaikovsky Files: Confessions of a Composer was awarded with the ECHO Klassik 2016 in the category Music DVD/Blu-ray Recording (Documentary).
Berlin Live – Special: The Damned

Berlin Live – Special: The Damned

Kobalt Productions A live concert TV series broadcasted by ARTE across Europe. Berlin live is presenting the live concert of The Damned, the founding fathers of the British punk rock and one of the most influential punk groups.
London’s Burning – Campino On The Trail Of Punk

London’s Burning – Campino On The Trail Of Punk

Kobalt Productions A documentary designed to run as part of the Summer Of Scandal season on ARTE. It tells the story of the original punk rock explosion that shook Britain and echoed around the world.
BBC Proms Celebrating Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla As New Music Director Of CBSO

BBC Proms Celebrating Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla As New Music Director Of CBSO

Unitel The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra presents its new Music Director Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla in the first London appearance at the prestigious BBC Proms, the night after the inaugural concert in Birmingham.
From The Festival d’Avignon: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui And Damien Jalet: Babel 7.16

From The Festival d’Avignon: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui And Damien Jalet: Babel 7.16

Unitel Presented in the famous Cour d’Honneur du Palais des Papes choreographers Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Damien Jalet have joined forces with visual artist Antony Gormley to create Babel 7.16, a dance performance that explores language and its relationship with nationhood, identity and religion.
Special Inauguration Concert: Daniel Harding, New Music Director Of The Orchestre De Paris

Special Inauguration Concert: Daniel Harding, New Music Director Of The Orchestre De Paris

Unitel From September on, the British conductor Daniel Harding, who started his career also at the CBSO, will be the new music director of the prestigious Orchestre de Paris.

INDUSTRY NEWS

Berlinale Talents – Call For Entries

Berlinale Talents – Call For Entries

Berlinale Talents Until 1 September 2016, the application for the 2017 edition of Berlinale Talents is open! Berlinale Talents is the festival’s creative networking platform for film and TV drama-series professionals from around the world. It consists of the Summit with master classes and interactive panel discussions as well as various studio programmes and project labs.
ECHO Klassik

ECHO Klassik

IMZ International Music Media Centre The award winners have been chosen!
EDITORS’ SELECTION

EDITORS’ SELECTION

IMZ International Music Media Centre ... picked from the IMC Music World News Bulletin: Music news from around the world – brought to you by the International Music Council.