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A very rare documentary about the more than shy genius pianist. Lang Lang‘s “New York Rhapsody” is a love letter to the city he considers his adoptive home, set to the music that helped make this city so famous... The opera event of the year: Superstar Anna Netrebko and her Polish colleague Piotr Beczala in
their first ever Wagnerian roles. Seiji Ozawa himself appeared on stage this year at the Seiji Ozawa Festival conducting Beethoven's 7th Symphony. Gustavo Dudamel accents the colors, rhythms, and passion of music by leading composers from Argentina
PRODUCTIONS IN THE MAKING
A Magical “Magic Flute” at the Academia Teatro alla Scala Vincenzo Bellini’s Norma at the Royal Opera House Daniel Harding conducts “Paradise and the Peri” by Schumann with Orchestre de Paris, Matthias Goerne, Christiane Karg, Andy Staples et al. A documentary to go with the opera “Benjamin, Dernière Nuit” by Michel Tabachnik recorded at Lyon Opera in March. “...in Times of War and Revolution” - Documentary in postproduction, available in early 2017 to mark the centennial of the October Revolution
In 2017, the Queen Elisabeth Competition will hold its first International Cello Competition in Brussels (Belgium). Application opens in November!
NEW IMZ MEMBER
A warm welcome to our newest member Lumikinos Production! Check out this interview with CEO and Creative Lead Thomas Freundlich what they do, what they can do for you - and meet them at Avant Première 2017 in Berlin!
The IMZ congratulates the winners of the International Television Festival Golden Prague - giving a special mention to IMZ Members! The IMZ is proud to present its newly elected Board for 2017 – 2019, which consists of representatives of internationally acclaimed broadcasters, producers, distributors as well as educational institutions. For the 4th time the IMZ brought together professionals with a cultural business background for this year’s Academy edition ‘Dance in the Digital World’.
AVANT PREMIÈRE 2017
Register now for Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin 2017 and get connected to the international arts TV industry! Submit your latest film productions for the Avant Première Screenings 2017!
Online film submission closes 31 October 2016
12-13 October 2016 / Paris, France 12 October 2016 / Vienna, Austria 17-20 October 2016 / Cannes, France 19-23 October 2016 / Santiago de Compostella, Spain 9-19 February 2017 / Berlin, Germany 2-9 November 2016 / Santa Monica, United States 5-8 December 2016 / Stockholm, Sweden 24-29 January 2017 / Biarritz, France 11-15 February 2017 / Berlin, Germany 11-16 February 2017 / Berlin, Germany