December 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.


A Perfect Combination: Rouvali & Hamelin

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Phenomenal pianist Marc-André Hamelin is a true virtuoso, displaying minute details as well as thundering fireworks. In this programme he performs Brahms’

Baroque Music Christmas Concert

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Silent Night - A twinkling Christmas Concert in the baroque character with the Gothenburg Symphony and the Gothenburg Symphony Choir.

God’s Greatest Hits

EuroArts Music International

Celebrate the holidays with 3x60‘ long episodes of everyone’s favorite Christmas songs.

Grieg’s greatest music: Peer Gynt

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

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

Hollywood in Vienna-A Tribute to Alexandre Desplat

C Major Entertainment

"Hollywood in Vienna” is an annual gala concert celebrating classic and current masterpieces of film music.

Il Volo - Notte Magica

C Major Entertainment

"A Tribute To The Three Tenors”. Twenty-six years later, worldwide platinum selling artists, Il Volo, pay tribute with a live concert event.

Les Contes d’Hoffmann at the Royal Opera House

C Major Entertainment

Vittorio Grigòlo in the title role leads an excellent cast including Thomas Hampson, Sonya Yoncheva, Christine Rice and Sofia Fomina.


Accentus to film IPO’s 80th Anniversary Concert

Accentus Music

On December 26th, the Israel Philharmonic celebrates its 80th anniversary with an all-Beethoven program.

Gala from Berlin 2016

EuroArts Music International

Live signal available for Daniil Trifonov's debut with the Berliner Philharmoniker at the orchestra's annual New Year's Eve concert.

Jaroussky, Bach & Telemann

EuroArts Music International

A countertenor with a timeless voice meets baroque composers whose works have stood the test of time – in post-production

Mozart’s Requiem in an equestrian choreography


Mark Minkowski, Bartabas and his famous Académie équestre de Versailles will join forces for Mozart’s Requiem at the Mozart Week 2017 in Salzburg.

Opening Concert of the Pierre Boulez concert hall


On 3rd of March 2017 the new concert hall of the Barenboim-Said academy will open its doors with a stellar lineup of artists.

The Human Rights Concert from the UN in Geneva


On Human Rights Day, 10 Dec, Barenboim and his West-Eastern Divan Orchestra will perform in the Human Rights Hall at the Palace de Nations, Geneva.

The Jews Who Wrote Christmas Begins Production

Riddle Films

Happy Holidays! Riddle Films is proud to announce that production has begun on The Jews Who Wrote Christmas.


Accentus Music nominated for 11 ICMA Awards

Accentus Music

Four releases among the finalists published on Dec. 6th


Telmondis Distribution

Einstein on the beach honoured with the Grand Prize from l'Academie Charles-Cros

ICMA finalists announced

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

We congratulate our IMZ Member finalists for the 2017 ICMA Awards!


Activity Report 2016 now online!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

See what the IMZ was up to in its 55th anniversary year!

All IMZ Members: Invitation to General Assembly

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Join us for the IMZ General Assembly at Avant Première on 14 Feb 2017!


Anna&Paul Film&TV AB

Vanitas Stockholm

An independent Swedish production company - watch their Avant Première 2017 showreel here!

Auditorium Films

Auditorium Films

A French distribution company for international TV-content, specialised in arts and music programming.

Michael Witte Research Management

Michael Witte Research Management

Senior Research Manager at Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft


Emmy and International Emmy: Calls and winners

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Job opportunity at EMC: Policy Advisor

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Deadline for applications: 4 January 2017


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