IMZ Industry Newsletter March 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 management at the IMZ

New management at the IMZ

IMZ International Music + Media CentreIMZ Director Katharina Jeschke was unanimously voted the new Secretary General on 14 February 2017 by both IMZ Board and member assembly at Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin 2017.

NEW PRODUCTIONS

Billy Budd

Billy Budd

Bel Air MediaNew production of Billy Budd by the Teatro Real de Madrid, conducted by Britten music expert, Ivor Bolton, and staged by renowned director Deborah Warner.
Closed - A Ballet from Real Life

Closed - A Ballet from Real Life

EuroArts Music InternationalA stunningly brilliant ballet performance with a very unusual "soundtrack": Truls Mørk plays Zoltan Kodály’s Sonata for solo cello Op. 8!
COSÌ FAN TUTTE at Paris Opera

COSÌ FAN TUTTE at Paris Opera

Telmondis DistributionNEW PRODUCTION by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker Opera Buffa in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte
Elbphilharmonie Hamburg: The Inauguration Concert

Elbphilharmonie Hamburg: The Inauguration Concert

C Major Entertainment“A striking building, a scintillating concert!” (The New York Times)
Ghosts

Ghosts

Bel Air MediaThe critically-acclaimed dance drama Ghosts after the play by Henrik Ibsen by the Norwegian national Ballet.
Johann Sebastian Bach: St Matthew’s Passion

Johann Sebastian Bach: St Matthew’s Passion

Accentus MusicIn the year of Luther, the new Gaechinger Cantorey under Hans-Christoph Rademann performed the key work of the Protestant church.
King Arthur

King Arthur

Bel Air MediaNew production of King Arthur staged by Sven-Eric Bechtolf and Julian Crouch, conducted by the internationally renowned musician René Jacobs.
Soldiers of Music: Rostropovich Returns to Russia

Soldiers of Music: Rostropovich Returns to Russia

C Major EntertainmentDocumentary showing the return to his native Russia of Mstislav Rostropovich.
The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

C Major EntertainmentThis all-time ballet favourite is gloriously put on stage in Peter Wright’s production, with a choreography by Lev Ivanov.
The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse

The Nutcracker and the Cuddly Mouse

Czech TelevisionA new dance production was created by Petr Zuska, Artistic Director of the Czech National Ballet.
THERE ARE NO MORE FOUR SEASONS

THERE ARE NO MORE FOUR SEASONS

Moment 22 Film & Video ABVivaldi’s Four Seasons recomposed for Violin and live electronics like you have never heard it before.

LOOKING FOR COPRODUCTION

Bohuslav Martinu documentary

Bohuslav Martinu documentary

Czech TelevisionCzech Television has started the preparations of the documentary devoted to the famous composer Bohuslav Martinu.
DANIEL BARENBOIM: THE COMPLETE SCHUBERT SONATAS

DANIEL BARENBOIM: THE COMPLETE SCHUBERT SONATAS

UnitelAs part of the opening festival of the new Pierre Boulez Concert Hall, Daniel Barenboim will perform Schubert‘s Piano Sonatas in Berlin.
GRAFENEGG MIDSUMMERNIGHT'S GALA 2017

GRAFENEGG MIDSUMMERNIGHT'S GALA 2017

UnitelOpen Air Live Broadcast from the Grafenegg Festival featuring Aida Garifullina, Khatia Buniatishvili & Dmitri Hvorostovsky.

PRODUCTIONS IN THE MAKING

Call me Josephine

Call me Josephine

Poorhouse InternationalA documentary about Josephine Baker who was not only a successful artist but also a spy in the French Resistance, a Civil Rights Activist and mother of 12.
Franco Zeffirelli - Directing from Life

Franco Zeffirelli - Directing from Life

Poorhouse InternationalA portrait of Franco Zeffirelli directed by Chris Hunt.
Igor Stravinsky - Funeral Song

Igor Stravinsky - Funeral Song

Telmondis DistributionWorld Premiere Work in memory of Rimsky-Korsakov, found after 100 years. Musical Direction by Valery Gergiev.
Karajan - The Maestro and his festival

Karajan - The Maestro and his festival

Eliette und Herbert von Karajan InstitutHerbert von Karajan and his own festival, Salzburg Easter Festival. The new film by Hannes M. Schalle - celebrating 50 years of passion for music.
RICHARD WAGNER: DIE WALKÜRE

RICHARD WAGNER: DIE WALKÜRE

UnitelOn the occasion of the Salzburg Easter Festival‘s 50th anniversary: A special re-creation of Karajan’s musico-theatrical vision of Wagner’s masterwork.
Tosca - Live from the Easter Festival Baden-Baden

Tosca - Live from the Easter Festival Baden-Baden

EuroArts Music InternationalKristine Opolais as Tosca, a spectacular staging by Philipp Himmelmann and the Berliner Philharmoniker under Sir Simon Rattle.

AWARDS

Accentus Music receives prestigious ARD award

Accentus Music receives prestigious ARD award

Accentus MusicThe award honors the documentary “Satiesfictions” for its quality and achievements.
Two ICMA Awards 2017 for Accentus Music

Two ICMA Awards 2017 for Accentus Music

Accentus MusicBest Video Performance: Alban Berg's "Wozzeck" with Christian Gerhaher; Best Collection: NOSPR Katowice and Alexander Liebreich

IMZ NEWS

New IMZ Member: Moment 22

New IMZ Member: Moment 22

Moment 22 Film & Video ABMoment 22 is a production company with passion for arts and anything creative.
Thank you! This was Avant Première 2017!

Thank you! This was Avant Première 2017!

IMZ International Music + Media CentreOver 500 delegates from all over the world made this year’s Avant Première another highlight edition.

OTHER INDUSTRY NEWS

#KARAJAN Music Tech Conference Salzburg, April 13

#KARAJAN Music Tech Conference Salzburg, April 13

Eliette und Herbert von Karajan InstitutJoin the inaugural Karajan Music Tech Conference in Salzburg, April 13, 2017 and discover the intersection of classical music and technology.
International Television Festival Golden Prague

International Television Festival Golden Prague

Czech TelevisionGolden Prague Festival 2017 competition: Call for entries to be launched soon.
Interview with Jan Schmidt-Garre

Interview with Jan Schmidt-Garre

PARS Media GmbHBarbara Eckle in conversation with director Jan Schmidt-Garre about the perpendicular moment in time, ecological theatre, charged props, unyielding scenes and the mysteries of second reality.
Karajan/FH Salzburg – 4th Classical Music Hack Day

Karajan/FH Salzburg – 4th Classical Music Hack Day

Eliette und Herbert von Karajan InstitutJoin the 4th Classical Music Hack Day Salzburg, April 8-9 2017 and hack the classics!
Rose d'Or Eurovision Award

Rose d'Or Eurovision Award

IMZ International Music + Media CentreNominations for the 2017 Rose d’Or Awards open on March 15.

SCHEDULE

Classical:Next

17-20 May 2017 / Rotterdam, Netherlands

International Emmy Awards Semi-Final Judging

25-26 June 2017 / Vienna, Austria

Vienna Music Film Festival in Yekaterinburg

26 June - 15 July 2017 / Yekaterinburg, Russia

Film Festival at Wiener Rathausplatz

30 June - 3 September 2017 / Vienna, Austria

Music Film Festival at Castle Spilberk

13-25 August 2017 / Brno, Czech Republic

IMZ at ITF Golden Prague

27-30 September 2017 / Prague, Czech Republic

Womex 17

25-29 October 2017 / Katowice, Poland