IMZ Industry Newsletter Jan/Feb 2017

The monthly update on business news for professionals
in the performing arts and audiovisual industries:
posting new productions, industry previews, calls, deadlines or job ads
while connecting coproduction partners, vendors and buyers.
Brought to you by the IMZ International Music + Media Centre,
the international business network supporting
performing arts through audiovisual media. www.imz.at


NEW PRODUCTIONS

2Cellos at Sydney Opera House

2Cellos at Sydney Opera House

C Major Entertainment2Cellos at a special Sydney show, playing famous film scores, in the iconic Sydney Opera House.
Alban Berg’s Lulu starring Marlis Petersen

Alban Berg’s Lulu starring Marlis Petersen

Clasart ClassicThe Met live in HD production of Alban Berg’s Lulu starring Marlis Petersen and in a production by William Kentridge sets new artistic standards.
Anastasia

Anastasia

C Major EntertainmentKenneth MacMillan's dramatic ballet is inspired by the story of Anna Anderson, who believed herself to be the famous Russian princess.
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Mariss Jansons

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Mariss Jansons

Clasart ClassicMariss Jansons and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra perform Strauss' Don Quixote starring Yo-Yo Ma and Dvorak's Symphony No. 8.
DAVID BOWIE: THE BERLIN TRILOGY

DAVID BOWIE: THE BERLIN TRILOGY

Gothenburg Symphony OrchestraA celebration of David Bowie, based on the albums of the Berlin Trilogy: Low, Heroes and Lodger.
Gaetano Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux

Gaetano Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux

Clasart ClassicFor the final opera in Donizetti’s Tudor trilogy, the Met has assembled an ideal cast with an insightful conductor, Maurizio Benini.
Georges Bizet’s Les Pêcheurs de Perles

Georges Bizet’s Les Pêcheurs de Perles

Clasart ClassicIn the Met’s new production of Bizet’s Les Pêcheurs de Perles Diana Damrau leads a dream cast opposite Matthew Polenzani and Mariusz Kwiecien.
Gordon Getty - There Will Be Music

Gordon Getty - There Will Be Music

EuroArts Music InternationalWould you expect the son of one of the richest tycoons in the world to be a prolific composer?
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2

C Major EntertainmentFor his first series of concerts as Chief Conductor of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, maestro Daniele Gatti conducts Mahler's iconic Symphony No. 2
Joseph Haydn's Creation

Joseph Haydn's Creation

ORF-Enterprise GmbH & Co KGTremendous choirs, enthralling musical portrayals of the creation of light, paradise, a stunning duet of the first people - this is Joseph Haydn's Creation
Ralph Benatzky’s Axel at Heaven’s Gate

Ralph Benatzky’s Axel at Heaven’s Gate

ORF-Enterprise GmbH & Co KGShowing opera stars Bettina Mönch and Andreas Bieber amongst others combined with a unique visual and musical design, conducted by Lorenz C. Aichner.
Unique solo recital by Hamelin

Unique solo recital by Hamelin

Gothenburg Symphony OrchestraPhenomenal pianist Marc-André Hamelin is a virtuoso in the true meaning of the word.

PRODUCTIONS IN THE MAKING

A dance film Closed

A dance film Closed

Czech TelevisionCzech Television and NordicStories (NOR) finished shooting of a co-production dance film Closed in December 2016.
A Saint Sylvester concert of Collegium 1704

A Saint Sylvester concert of Collegium 1704

Czech TelevisionIn co-production with Ozango Productions (FR), Czech Television participates in the recording of a concert of Collegium 1704, a Prague baroque orchestra and vocal ensemble.
George Frideric Handel: Xerxes

George Frideric Handel: Xerxes

UnitelFrankfurt Opera presents Handel’s opera Xerxes in a new staging, featuring rising mezzo-soprano Gaëlle Arquez in the title role
Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto – St. Margarethen

Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto – St. Margarethen

ORF-Enterprise GmbH & Co KGThrough his masterpiece Guiseppe Verdi provides an insight into the causes of revenge, social exclusion and the construct of misinterpreted love.
International Baroque Days 2017

International Baroque Days 2017

ORF-Enterprise GmbH & Co KGAt the Baroque Days 2017 in Melk one musical highlight will chase the other with matinees, night concerts, musical baroque and modern cross-over events!
Springtime in Vienna 2017

Springtime in Vienna 2017

ORF-Enterprise GmbH & Co KGThe musical highlights of this exceptional concert will be featured by pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet.
The Cleveland Orchestra performs Brahms' Requiem

The Cleveland Orchestra performs Brahms' Requiem

Clasart ClassicAs crowning point of the Brahms Cycle with The Cleveland Orchestra under the baton of Franz Welser-Möst, the composer’s great choral work was recorded.
Zuzana: Music is Life – a documentary about Zuzana Ružicková

Zuzana: Music is Life – a documentary about Zuzana Ružicková

Czech TelevisionA co-production documentary about famous Czech harpsichordist Zuzana Ružicková who will soon celebrate her 90th birthday.

AWARDS

ICMA 2017 winners announced!

ICMA 2017 winners announced!

IMZ International Music + Media CentreWe congratulate the awarded IMZ Members Naxos, Berliner Philharmoniker, Accentus Music and C Major Entertainment!

OTHER INDUSTRY NEWS

Golden Prague Festival 2017

Golden Prague Festival 2017

Czech TelevisionCzech TV looks forward to welcoming you on the already 54th edition of one of the most prestigious television festivals – Sept. 27 - 30, 2017.
RED BULL CONTENT POOL UNVEILS PREMIUM MUSIC

RED BULL CONTENT POOL UNVEILS PREMIUM MUSIC

Red Bull Media House GmbH Red Bull Content Pool Premium Music - A Focused and Intuitive B2B Music Licensing Platform for Film, Television and Advertising.

NEW IMZ MEMBERS

CICC

CICC

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Nordisk Drama

Nordisk Drama

IMZ International Music + Media CentreDocumentaries and short segments for TV and Performing Arts

AVANT PREMIÈRE 2017 NEWS

COOPERATION WITH EUROPEAN FILM MARKET EFM

COOPERATION WITH EUROPEAN FILM MARKET EFM

The cooperation offers participants of both events to enjoy reduced entrance fees
NHK presents 8K Technology Focus

NHK presents 8K Technology Focus

Japan Broadcasting Corporation showcases 8K technology for arts programming
UPDATE VIRTUAL REALITY FOCUS: Presented projects now online!

UPDATE VIRTUAL REALITY FOCUS: Presented projects now online!

Get to know more about the presented VR projects at Avant Première! latest in VR by Arte G.E.I.E., Arte France, Arri, Berliner Festspiele, Bellevue Virtual Media, Brunel University London, Deep. Inc., Fraunhofer Fokus, Google Play, INVR. SPACE, Media Deals, Okio Studio
make sure to be part of the delegates list

make sure to be part of the delegates list

All participants registered until 30 Jan will be listed in the delegates list. See who has already registered and make sure to be listed yourself! Online registration closes 30 Jan.

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CATALOGUE PREVIEW

CATALOGUE PREVIEW

See all 536 films presented by 64 companies!
Meet the French!

Meet the French!

Get to know Bel Air Media and Naxos, France Télévisions, Francois Roussillon et Associès, Les Film Figures Libres and Telmondis at a Special Focus Reception
Sujet partner Telmondis

Sujet partner Telmondis

Get to know the French production and distribution company providing the official 2017 Sujet 'La Voix Humaine'
Update Opening: Berlin Live acts confirmed!

Update Opening: Berlin Live acts confirmed!

Arte invites all Avant Première participants to enjoy Mando Diao and Maximo Park live! Join our Opening events!
FULL PROGRAMME

FULL PROGRAMME

Know what's going on! See the full programme of Avant Première 2017 - Pitching Sessions, panels, screenings, special events and much more!