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.
Diapason D’Or ARTE For Satiesfictions
In April, French music magazine Diapason together with ARTE awarded Satiesfictions – Promenades with Erik Satie with their prestigious Diapason d’Or ARTE.
Acclaim For Munich’s New Ballo In Maschera
“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.
Celebrating Yehudi Menuhin
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.
Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov: Live in Tokyo 2016
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
Spring brings us blossoming flowers, a hint of better weather and secondarily a great EUROPAKONZERT compilation as well as two gripping EuroArts documentaries!
Gurrelieder Looking For Pre-Buys
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
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.
L’Elisir D’Amore – St. Margarethen Open Air Opera
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
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
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
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).
George Enescu International Competition 2016
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.