INDUSTRY NEWS
November 2016

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.


PRODUCTIONS IN THE MAKING

A night at Le Concert Spirituel

Bel Air Media

Joseph Haydn, Jean-Chrétien Bach, Marie-Alexandre Guénin, Italian arias by Giuseppe Sarti and Giovanni Paisiello.

A perfect combination: Rouvali & Hamelin

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Brahms’ colossal First Piano Concerto and Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra.

Bach Christmas Oratorio

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Possible live broadcast through satellite link on 9 December.

Beethoven – The Myth! His life in six sonatas

ZDF / 3sat

Already during his life time Beethoven was regarded as a myth. The six part series sheds light on the composer’s mysterious personality.

CD: Bach solo bass cantatas / Michael Volle, AkAMus

Accentus Music GmbH

Accentus Music to record a new CD of Bach’s Solo Bass Cantatas with Michael Volle and the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, to be released in spring 2017.

Festive Advent Concert at Frauenkirche Dresden

Unitel

Sonya Yoncheva and Regula Mühlemann team up with Staatskapelle Dresden under the baton of Andrés Orozco-Estrada.

Golden Age

Bel Air Media

To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the great 20th century choreographer, Yuri Grigorovich, The Bolshoi Theatre brings back to life The Golden Age.

Grieg’s greatest music: Peer Gynt

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

The Gothenburg Symphony - the National Orchestra of Sweden - perform Grieg's Peer Gynt.

Korngold’s ‘Die tote Stadt’ at the Wiener Staatsoper

Unitel

Willy Decker's highly acclaimed production with Klaus Florian Vogt, Camilla Nylund and Adrian Eröd under the baton of Mikko Franck.

New Year’s Eve Concert from the Semperoper Dresden

Unitel

The Staatskapelle and Christian Thielemann will present a bouquet of cheerful melodies and Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with Nikolaj Znaider.

Peter Greenaway directs Giovanna d’Arco

Unitel

With more than 50 years of experience as film director Peter Greenaway combines the worlds of film and opera with an all new approach to Verdi’s work.

Verdi's Requiem at the Opernhaus Zürich

Accentus Music GmbH

A scenic ballet and opera production, filmed by Accentus Music in co-production with Arte G.E.I.E., NHK, and SRF; to be broadcast on arte in December 2016

‘La Favorite’ with Garanca at Bayerische Staatsoper

Unitel

Donizetti's La Favorite opens season in new production with outstanding belcanto singers incl. Elina Garanca, Matthew Polenzani and Mariusz Kwiecien.

AWARDS

ECHO KLASSIK for Anna Netrebko

Clasart Classic

Anna Netrebko is awarded with the ECHO KLASSIK for her performance of Lady Macbeth in the Met live in HD production of Verdi's Shakespearean drama.

Small Islands and Survival Artists

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We are very happy to announce that two outstanding films from Claus Wischmann and Holger Preusse won at the Golden Prague 2016.

COMPLETED PRODUCTIONS

BBC Proms – Berliner Philharmoniker, Simon Rattle

C Major Entertainment

From the Royal Albert Hall: Simon Rattle conducts Mahler's Seventh Symphony.

Elizabeth

C Major Entertainment

Will Tuckett’s opulent full-length work fuses dance, music and theatre in its exploration of the life and loves of Queen Elizabeth I.

Giacomo Puccini: La Bohème from Teatro Torino

C Major Entertainment

This 120th anniversary production is directed by Àlex Ollé, the celebrated director of La Fura dels Baus.

Yuja Wang named Musical America Artist of 2017

EuroArts Music International

EuroArts presents the Musical America Artist of the Year 2017: Yuja Wang!

IMZ NEWS

NEW IMZ MEMBER: AUDIOVISUAL DIVISION / NAXOS DEUTSCHLAND

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Widening its business network, the IMZ is joined by the Audiovisual Division / Naxos Deutschland, a 360° service company for the audiovisual-performing arts industry. Find out more about Naxos in this interview with Klaus Heyman, Founder and Head of the Naxos record label and Chairman of the Naxos Music Group.


New IMZ Members!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

ABC Commercial, Anna&Paul Film&TV AB, Audiovisual Division / Naxos Deutschland, Auditorium Films, China Intercontinental Communication Center, Foxtel Networks, Michael Witte Research Management, Music Traveler GmbH, Nordisk Drama & Dokumentär AB

New position for former IMZ Secretary General Franz Patay

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

We are proud to announce that IMZ Secretary General Franz Patay has been appointed Managing Director of the Vereinigte Bühnen Wien (VBW).

AVANT PREMIÈRE 2017

hosted by the IMZ

Special anniversary deals on your registration!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

IMZ Members always enjoy special rates. Celebrating 55 years of the IMZ there are now even better deals until the end of the anniversary year!

What is Avant Première?

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Our trailer explains it in 3 min!

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