April 2016 News

IMZ INTERNAL NEWS

New In The IMZ: Visom

New In The IMZ: Visom

Founded in 1985 around the first digital audio studio in South America, Visom started its career by recording to digital a plethora of Brazilian jazz albums from some of the best musicians in the country.

IMZ MEMBER NEWS

Diapason D’Or ARTE For Satiesfictions

Diapason D’Or ARTE For Satiesfictions

Accentus Music In April, French music magazine Diapason together with ARTE awarded Satiesfictions – Promenades with Erik Satie with their prestigious Diapason d’Or ARTE.
New On CD: Part Two Of The Trilogy Concert-Centenaire With The Duo Ingolfsson-Stoupel

New On CD: Part Two Of The Trilogy Concert-Centenaire With The Duo Ingolfsson-Stoupel

Accentus Music Concert-Centenaire is a project of the Duo Ingolfsson-Stoupel, dedicated to composers whose lives were influenced by the First World War: Albéric Magnard and Rudi Stephan (Vol. I), Louis Vierne (Vol. II), and Gabriel Fauré (Vol. III). Volume II, presenting rarely performed works by Vierne, has been released in April.
New On Vinyl: Claudio Abbado, Lucerne Festival Orchestra – Bruckner Symphony No. 1

New On Vinyl: Claudio Abbado, Lucerne Festival Orchestra – Bruckner Symphony No. 1

Accentus Music “Abbado uncovered the radical nature of the work with its fascinating accumulations of intensity and abrupt interruptions... Long and enthusiastic standing ovations at the end for the conductor and orchestra.” (Die Welt)
Friedrich Gulda – Mozart For The People

Friedrich Gulda – Mozart For The People

Arthaus Musik Friedrich Gulda plays works by his personal favourite Mozart – first release on DVD and Blu-ray!
Jörg Kobel: Heinrich Schütz – Der Vater Der Deutschen Musik

Jörg Kobel: Heinrich Schütz – Der Vater Der Deutschen Musik

Arthaus Musik First documentary about Heinrich Schütz on DVD!
Sir Simon Rattle Explores And Conducts Music Of The 20th Century

Sir Simon Rattle Explores And Conducts Music Of The 20th Century

Arthaus Musik The first ever release on Blu-ray of this standard of documentary work on 20th century music!
Acclaim For Munich’s New Ballo In Maschera

Acclaim For Munich’s New Ballo In Maschera

C Major Entertainment “This Production Shows What A Utopia Opera Can Be” (Abendzeitung). Ten years after stepping down as music director of the Bavarian State Opera, Zubin Mehta returned to Munich in March 2016 to celebrate his 80th birthday conducting Verdi’s masterpiece for the first time in a staged production.
Khatia Buniatishvili In Kiev: Mussorgsky – Pictures At An Exhibition

Khatia Buniatishvili In Kiev: Mussorgsky – Pictures At An Exhibition

C Major Entertainment Khatia Buniatishvili’s guest appearance in Fall 2015 at the International Center of Culture and Arts in Kiev features the piano suite Pictures at an Exhibition, that was written by Mussorgsky in honour of his deceased friend, the architect Victor Hartmann.
The Miracle Of Gozo – One Island, Two Opera Houses

The Miracle Of Gozo – One Island, Two Opera Houses

C Major Entertainment A film by Claus Wischmann about no-holds-barred commitment, a passionate love of music, and how cut-throat rivalry can bring forth genuine art.
Celebrating Yehudi Menuhin

Celebrating Yehudi Menuhin

Clasart Classic Just in time for Yehudi Menuhin’s 100th birthday on 22 April 2016, Clasart Classic presents two programmes starring one of the world’s best violinists: Yehudi Menuhin Plays Bach and The Swiss Years.
53rd ITF Golden Prague 2016 – Competition News Update

53rd ITF Golden Prague 2016 – Competition News Update

Czech Television The festival competition has been launched on 1 April 2016. All festival regulations and entry forms are available now on the ITF GP website!
53rd ITF Golden Prague 2016 – Festival News Update

53rd ITF Golden Prague 2016 – Festival News Update

Czech Television In 2016, the festival focus of Music and Dance will be extended… by Theatre! Hence the following ITF Golden Prague definitions… 
Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov: Live in Tokyo 2016

Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov: Live in Tokyo 2016

EuroArts Music International EuroArts is proud to present soprano Anna Netrebko and tenor Yusif Eyvazov in a unique program of arias and duets from operas by Verdi, Cilea, Puccini and Giordano, with music never recorded previously by Anna Netrebko.
New Releases In April

New Releases In April

EuroArts Music International Spring brings us blossoming flowers, a hint of better weather and secondarily a great EUROPAKONZERT compilation as well as two gripping EuroArts documentaries!
The Ban On Love: Das Liebesverbot At The Teatro Real Madrid

The Ban On Love: Das Liebesverbot At The Teatro Real Madrid

EuroArts Music International Commemorating the fourth centenary of Shakespeare’s death, this production by Danish director Kasper Holten brings you the rarely performed opera ‘Das Liebesverbot’ by Richard Wagner.
Verbier Festival 2016

Verbier Festival 2016

EuroArts Music International Verbier has another great Festival in the works and we couldn’t be more excited!
Documentary Mendelssohn x 3 Looking For Pre-Buys

Documentary Mendelssohn x 3 Looking For Pre-Buys

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra Felix Mendelssohn was in his thirties when he composed his Violin Concerto in E minor, which became a milestone in the violin repertoire with its revolutionary highlight of the solo.
Gurrelieder Looking For Pre-Buys

Gurrelieder Looking For Pre-Buys

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra Schoenberg’s famous post romantic work is a massive production conducted by Kent Nagano with over 350 artists on stage: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Musicians for Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester, Gothenburg Symphony Choir, Orphei Drängar Mens Choir, the soloists and Grégoire Pont, illustrator painting the love saga live!
Bach To The Roots

Bach To The Roots

ORF-Enterprise GmbH & Co KG In the concert film Bach to the Roots (90 min, HD), the Vienna Bach Consort ensemble, under the Argentine conductor and instrumentalist Rubén Dubrovsky brings music with Latin-American roots to the Vienna Konzerthaus.
Baroque Treasures – Highlights from Georg Friedrich Händel’s Messiah

Baroque Treasures – Highlights from Georg Friedrich Händel’s Messiah

ORF-Enterprise GmbH & Co KG The Bach Consort ensemble presents the festive Easter Concert for the third time. After sell-out Easter performances in 2014 and 2015 at Vienna’s St. Stephen’s Cathedral, in 2016, the concert series is hitting the road and visiting Klosterneuburg Monastery.
L’Elisir D’Amore – St. Margarethen Open Air Opera

L’Elisir D’Amore – St. Margarethen Open Air Opera

ORF-Enterprise GmbH & Co KG A tumultuous new production of Gaëtano Donizetti’s melancholically romantic comic opera, The Elixir of Love, is presented for the first time as part of the Sankt Margarethen Opera Festival on the Ruffini stage in the Roman Quarry. Donizetti’s captivating melodies blend with the charming wit of the comic storyline.
The Musical Spring Highlights 2016

The Musical Spring Highlights 2016

ORF-Enterprise GmbH & Co KG Enjoy a glorious springtime with The Festival of Joy, celebrating the day of liberation from National Socialist rule on 8 May 1945 and the end of the World War II in Europe and Baroque Treasures featuring highlights from Händel’s Messiah!
Stagescreen Global – New Joint Venture

Stagescreen Global – New Joint Venture

Stanza Media Ltd Chris Hunt’s Stanza Media and Susan Wittenberg’s Stagescreen are delighted to announce the formation of a new joint venture between their companies and FrontRow.Digital, a US corporation comprising Broadway producers and investment experts, creating Stagescreen Global.
Film & Opera Academy 2016 – Making Art And Artists Visible

Film & Opera Academy 2016 – Making Art And Artists Visible

Syquali Crossmedia The Film & Opera Academy offers a 6-day masterclass for young singers (18–35 years). The participants will be coached by film-director Jens Neubert and conductor Eckehard Stier, as well as director of photography Harald Gunnar Paalgard and opera singer Vesselina Kasarova (as vocal coach).
Concerts At Münchner Philharmoniker

Concerts At Münchner Philharmoniker

Telmondis Distribution In the making: A new series of concert recordings with the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra under musical direction by Valery Gergiev.
Telmondis Distribution at MIPTV 2016

Telmondis Distribution at MIPTV 2016

Telmondis Distribution Mark your calendar: Telmondis Distribution will be attending the coming MIPTV 2016 in Cannes from 4 to 7 April! (booth P-1 / K.50).
Walter Benjamin, Last Night

Walter Benjamin, Last Night

Telmondis Distribution World premiere, commissioned by the Opéra de Lyon. Music by Michel Tabachnik. Libretto by Régis Debray.

INDUSTRY NEWS

George Enescu International Competition 2016

George Enescu International Competition 2016

George Enescu Competition This year’s edition of the George Enescu International Competition will take place between the 3 and 25 September 2016, at The Romanian Athenaeum and The National University of Music Bucharest.
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