INDUSTRY NEWS
May 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.


NEXT IMZ ACADEMY 2017: RE-IMAGINING THE ORCHESTRA FOR THE DIGITAL AGE

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

On 21 & 22 August 2017 the next edition of IMZ Academy will take place at Barbican Centre in London. Registration is now open: Profit from an Early Bird Rate & special Rates for IMZ Members!

NEW PRODUCTIONS

Female Art is Dangerous - Women Artists

EuroArts Music International

This is a portrait of four women artists, who teach us to perceive the history of female art through the eyes of a female artist.

From the New World

Accentus Music

Andris Nelsons, Kristine Opolais and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig in concert with Dvorák’s Ninth and arias by Dvorák and Smetana

Giselle at Mariinsky Theatre

Telmondis Distribution

Music by Adolphe ADAM Choreography by Jean CORALLI, Jules PERROT and Marius PETIPA with Diana VISHNEVA and Mathieu GANIO

I Vespri Siciliani

Telmondis Distribution

New production: Opera in five acts by Giuseppe Verdi.

Juan Diego Flórez as “Werther” at Opernhaus Zürich

Accentus Music

Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Flórez embodies a tortured and nuanced Werther in a stunning one-room staging by Tatjana Gürbaca.

Now Distributed by EuroArts: Zuzana – Music is Life

EuroArts Music International

ZUZANA: MUSIC IS LIFE is a story of love, tyranny and triumph and it is the story of world-famous harpsichordist Zuzana Ruzickova told by herself.

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra & Thomas Hengelbrock

C Major Entertainment GmbH

RCO: Hengelbrock conducts Schubert "Unfinished" & Mozart Requiem.

The Fountain of Bakhchisarai at Mariinsky Theatre

Telmondis Distribution

Choreographic poem in four acts by Rostislav Sakharov.

The Snow Maiden

Bel Air Media

The new Paris National Opera production of Rimski-Korsakov The Snow Maiden directed by Dmitri Tcherniakov with Aida Garifullina in the title role.

Verdi: Il Trovatore from Royal Opera House

C Major Entertainment GmbH

The first revival of David Bösch’s Royal Opera production of Verdi's masterpiece "Il Trovatore".

Wagner: Die Walküre - Salzburg Easter Festival 2017

C Major Entertainment GmbH

On the occasion of its 50th anniversary, the Salzburg Easter Festival presents a very particular staging of Wagner’s Die Walküre under the baton of Christian Thielemann (shot in 4K/UHD).

LOOKING FOR COPRODUCTION

Chucho Valdes in Alpha Jazz Festival

Paramax Films

Filming Chucho Valdes in Alpha Jazz Festival in June 2017 in Ukraine.

Gioachino Rossini: Mosè in Egitto

Unitel

Rossini’s rarely performed masterpiece in a spectacular new production from the Bregenz Festival featuring Andrew Foster-Williams and Mandy Fredrich.

Pjotr I. Tchaikovsky: Pique Dame

Unitel

Jossi Wieler & Sergio Morabito’s new production of Tchaikovsky’s operatic masterwork for the Staatsoper Stuttgart. Shot in 4K UHD.

NEW IMZ MEMBERS

ARD

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

ARD (Consortium of public broadcasters in Germany) is a joint organisation of Germany's regional public-service broadcasters.

Kurt Brazda

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Kurt Brazda is an Austrian director, cinematographer and photographic artist.

OTHER INDUSTRY NEWS

IMZ at the Master of Art Film Festival Sofia

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Master of Art – the international Film Festival on the Balkans for art documentaries.

Magazine Musica celebrates 40th birthday

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Musica, Italy’s oldest and most read classical music magazine, celebrates its 40th birthday in May.

Music Film Festivals: WORLDWIDE HIGH-CLASS FESTIVALS

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Music film festivals programmed by the IMZ invite everyone around the globe to enjoy high-class music films.

Sivert Høyem Live At Acropolis

Peiling Film & TV

We are proud to announce that this Hektor Grammofon / Peiling production will be distributed by Windrose.

Zubin Mehta, Denis Matsuev and the Israel Phil.

Paramax Films

Paramax Films is filming live the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra with solist Denis Matsuev conducted by Zubin Mehta. The live concert stream is available on 27 May 2017.

CALLS

54TH GOLDEN PRAGUE 2017 – COMPETITION NEWS UPDATE

Czech Television

The festival competition has been launched on 1 April 2017 and Golden Prague is currently accepting sumbissions.

54TH GOLDEN PRAGUE 2017 – NON-COMPETITION SECTION

Czech Television

Become part of the International Television Festival Golden Prague legendary Video Library.

III. FILM & OPERA ACADEMY SYQUALI CROSSMEDIA

Syquali Crossmedia

III. Film & Opera Academy Villa Emden, Lago Maggiore, Switzerland 17 to 23 September 2017, Isole di Brissago.

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