INDUSTRY NEWS
January 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.


NEW PRODUCTIONS

2Cellos at Sydney Opera House

C Major Entertainment GmbH

2Cellos at a special Sydney show, playing famous film scores, in the iconic Sydney Opera House.

Alban Berg’s Lulu starring Marlis Petersen

Clasart Classic

The 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

C Major Entertainment GmbH

Kenneth 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

Clasart Classic

Mariss 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

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

A celebration of David Bowie, based on the albums of the Berlin Trilogy: Low, Heroes and Lodger.

Gaetano Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux

Clasart Classic

For 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

Clasart Classic

In 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

EuroArts Music International

Would you expect the son of one of the richest tycoons in the world to be a prolific composer?

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2

C Major Entertainment GmbH

For 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

ORF-Enterprise

Tremendous 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

ORF-Enterprise

Showing 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

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Phenomenal pianist Marc-André Hamelin is a virtuoso in the true meaning of the word.

PRODUCTIONS IN THE MAKING

A dance film Closed

Czech Television

Czech Television and NordicStories (NOR) finished shooting of a co-production dance film Closed in December 2016.

A Saint Sylvester concert of Collegium 1704

Czech Television

In 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

Unitel

Frankfurt 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

ORF-Enterprise

Through his masterpiece Guiseppe Verdi provides an insight into the causes of revenge, social exclusion and the construct of misinterpreted love.

International Baroque Days 2017

ORF-Enterprise

At 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

ORF-Enterprise

The musical highlights of this exceptional concert will be featured by pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet.

The Cleveland Orchestra performs Brahms' Requiem

Clasart Classic

As 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

Czech Television

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

AWARDS

ICMA 2017 winners announced!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

We congratulate the awarded IMZ Members Naxos, Berliner Philharmoniker, Accentus Music and C Major Entertainment!

OTHER INDUSTRY NEWS

Golden Prague Festival 2017

Czech Television

Czech 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 Media House

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

NEW IMZ MEMBERS

– PRESENTING AT AVANT PREMIÈRE 2017

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Nordisk Drama

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