June 2016 News

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IMZ INTERNAL NEWS

Coming Up IN September: New IMZ Newsletter

Coming Up IN September: New IMZ Newsletter

Since April showers bring May flowers we have been busy working on a new IMZ Newsletter format for even better business promotion in the performing arts media business.
dancescreen 2016 x Lomo Rumble

dancescreen 2016 x Lomo Rumble

Congratulations to all winners! dancescreen 2016 and FRAME have teamed with Lomography to give away 10 tickets to this year’s FRAME: The London Film Festival and 10 LomoKinos.
DANCESCREEN @ FRAME: The London Dance Film Festival

DANCESCREEN @ FRAME: The London Dance Film Festival

The 14th edition of IMZ’s dancescreen in association with FRAME at Kingston Upon Thames, UK.
IEmmys Semi-Final Judging Round in Vienna

IEmmys Semi-Final Judging Round in Vienna

ORF-Enterprise, IMZ and Interspot Film have been selected by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences to host the 44th Semi-Final Judging for the 2016 International Emmy® Awards.
IMZ at Classical:NEXT

IMZ at Classical:NEXT

The fifth edition of the music expo Classical:NEXT took place in Rotterdam, NL, 25 – 28 May 2016!
IMZ Board Election Coming Up!

IMZ Board Election Coming Up!

In the following months the IMZ will conduct elections for the IMZ Executive Board 2017 – 2019. IMZ Members have received detailed information on the election procedure as well as the Candidacy Declaration Form.
The EBU-IMZ International Co-Production Development Pitching Session

The EBU-IMZ International Co-Production Development Pitching Session

Six projects stand the chance to win up to 20.000,- EUR EBU development financing.
Vienna Music Film Festival At Wiener Rathausplatz

Vienna Music Film Festival At Wiener Rathausplatz

The open-air Film Festival in front of Vienna’s City Hall, the biggest event of its kind worldwide, is knocking on the door. This year in its 26th edition!
Vienna Music Film Festival In Yekaterinburg, Russia

Vienna Music Film Festival In Yekaterinburg, Russia

This year in it’s seventh edition, the open-air Vienna Music Film Festival in Yekaterinburg will kick off for 20 days of “watching music” on 28 June 2016.

IMZ MEMBER NEWS

Currentzis – The Archetype Of Myself

Currentzis – The Archetype Of Myself

C Major Entertainment While the whole world thinks that Europe ends at Perm, Greek conductor Teodor Currentzis starts a classical music revolution together with his orchestra MusicAeterna in the Ural foothills, a fast changing former industrial city now being one of the major cultural centres of Russia.
Janoska Ensemble – Live In Bratislava

Janoska Ensemble – Live In Bratislava

C Major Entertainment With their “Janoska style” the four members of the Janoska Ensemble have developed a breathtakingly virtuosic and profoundly personal vision of music, which they interpret in a thoroughly modern way.
Now available: Anniversary season of The Met: Live in HD

Now available: Anniversary season of The Met: Live in HD

Clasart Classic Clasart Classic presents four outstanding programmes from the 10th season of the award winning series of live transmissions from the New York Metropolitan Opera: Lulu starring Marlis Petersen in her farewell engagement to the role of the amoral heroine; Madama Butterfly in Anthony Minghella’s visually stunning production; Roberto Devereux with an all-star cast including Sondra Radvanovsky and Elina Garanca; and Elektra in the final opera production by the legendary director Patrice Chéreau.
53rd ITF Golden Prague 2016

53rd ITF Golden Prague 2016

Czech Television Festival regulations, statute and entry forms are available on the ITF GP website!  
Alexander Ekman’s A Swan Lake Elected For The dancescreen 2016 Competition At Frame – The London Dance Film Festival

Alexander Ekman’s A Swan Lake Elected For The dancescreen 2016 Competition At Frame – The London Dance Film Festival

EuroArts Music International A Swan Lake is Alexander Ekman’s witty and inventive take on the most famous ballet of all. The dancers are joined by actors, a soprano, 5,000 litres of water and 1,000 rubber ducks.
Jeroen Verbruggen & Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui: Pictures At An Exhibition In Antwerp (Title TBD!) – World Premiere In June 2016

Jeroen Verbruggen & Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui: Pictures At An Exhibition In Antwerp (Title TBD!) – World Premiere In June 2016

EuroArts Music International The French composer Maurice Ravel remains a source of inspiration for any choreographer. Artistic director and star choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and rising talent Jeroen Verbruggen take their vision of Ravel’s music to the stage.
New Releases In June

New Releases In June

EuroArts Music International June should be marked in every opera lover’s calendar: three rarely performed modern operas in one DVD-Box set, Sven-Erich Bechtolf’s Figaro, which concludes the highly acclaimed Mozart/Da Ponte cycle in Salzburg, and Bernard Haitink and violinist Isabelle Faust in a DVD/Blu-ray production with the Berliner Philharmoniker that was just awarded the German Record Critics’ Award in the Quarterly Critics’ Choice!
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra Appoints Santtu-Matias Rouvali As Chief Conductor

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra Appoints Santtu-Matias Rouvali As Chief Conductor

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra “With his dynamic youthfulness and phenomenal energy, Santtu-Matias Rouvali represents something we firmly believe to be the future in the world of classical music.” (Sten Cranner, General Manager and Artistic Director of the Gothenburg Symphony)
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2016

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2016

Hazel Wright Media Ltd./Opera Uncorked Ltd. Hazel Wright Media will have the distribution this year of the BBC’s recording of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2016.
Leslie Caron: The Reluctant Star

Leslie Caron: The Reluctant Star

Larry Weinstein Productions Leslie Caron: The Reluctant Star has just been completed and will have its theatrical premiere on 28 June in Toronto – kicking off a Toronto International Film Festival retrospective of the films of Larry Weinstein.
The Devil’s Horn

The Devil’s Horn

Larry Weinstein Productions Weinstein’s long-anticipated The Devil’s Horn premiered in Toronto and other Canadian cinemas in May to huge critical acclaim and large audiences.
The Musical Summer Highlight 2016: L’Elisir d’Amore – St Margarethen Open Air Opera, HD

The Musical Summer Highlight 2016: L’Elisir d’Amore – St Margarethen Open Air Opera, HD

ORF-Enterprise GmbH & Co KG A tumultuous new production of Gaetano 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.
Carmina Burana At Geneva – An Obituary

Carmina Burana At Geneva – An Obituary

Poorhouse International Rights-and-fees scenario kills project. Read Reiner Moritz’ comment on a recent case… “When do publishers finally wake up to the reality of the day?”
Symmetry and Symmetry Unravelled

Symmetry and Symmetry Unravelled

Poorhouse International Poorhouse International is very happy to have been entrusted with the distribution of Symmetry and Symmetry Unravelled which have both been selected for dancescreen.
Faust

Faust

Unitel Charles-François Gounod’s Faust was once one of the most famous and most performed of all operas and is still cherished today: surprisingly enough it has never been performed at the Salzburg Festival until now!
Hamlet

Hamlet

Unitel For the Shakespeare anniversary, the Bregenz Festival is continuing the rediscovery of hidden opera gems with Hamlet, an opera by Verdi contemporaries Franco Faccio, who conducted the first performance of Verdi’s Aida in Italy and the world premiere of Otello, and Arrigo Boito, librettist of Otello and Falstaff.
Lohengrin

Lohengrin

Unitel This opera season’s most anticipated premiere features Anna Netrebko and Piotr Beczala in their first ever Wagnerian roles as Elsa and Lohengrin under the baton of Christian Thielemann, doubtlessly today’s foremost conductor of this repertoire.

INDUSTRY NEWS

New EMC Board Elected At The 6th European Forum On Music

New EMC Board Elected At The 6th European Forum On Music

EMC - European Music Council From 19 to 22 May 2016, over 120 music lovers from more than 20 European countries met in Wroclaw to discuss topics revolving around the topic of “Musical Homelands: New Territories”. In the frame of the Forum the Annual Meeting of EMC members took place and a new Board was elected.
Editor's Selection

Editor’s 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
International Call For Entries – Open Now!

International Call For Entries – Open Now!

In-Edit International Music Documentary Film Festival When a film is submitted to the IN-EDIT 2016 International Call for Entries, it applies for the international sections (under competition or not) of the different IN-EDIT Festivals in the world, including the International Official Selection at Beefeater IN-EDIT Barcelona (from which the winner of the IN-EDIT Global Prize of the Jury to the Best Music Documentary is chosen). 
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