INDUSTRY NEWS
May 2018

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.


IMZ ACADEMY 2018

IMZ Academy “Re-Imagining the Orchestra for the Digital Age” - Fully booked already!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Thanks to your enthusiastic response, the IMZ Academy "Re-Imagining the Orchestra for the Digital Age" - even in its second edition - is yet again already fully booked.

New IMZ Academy: “Going Live - Challenges and Opportunities“ from 20-21 September

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

In response to emerging trends, the upcoming IMZ Academy edition explores how music + dance performances can best approach “going live” from strategic, editorial, artistic, practical and technological perspectives.

LOOKING FOR COPRODUCTION

LIVE AT EDEN SESSIONS

C Major Entertainment GmbH

Line up for 2018: Gary Barlow, Queens of the Stone Age and Massive Attack.

AWARDS + CALLS

Award recognition for Brett Dean’s Hamlet

Glyndebourne Productions Limited

Brett Dean’s Hamlet, which had its world premiere at Glyndebourne Festival 2017, won World Premiere of the Year at the 2018 International Opera Awards.

Diapason D’Or Arte for “Werther”

Accentus Music

The DVD and BD of the Opernhaus Zürich production with Juan Diego Flórez in the title role receive prestigious honor by French “Diapason Magazine”.

REGISTER YOUR FILM AND WIN 10.000 EUR!

Czech Television

The documentary movie "Red", directed by Olga Sommerová won the Grand Prix Golden Prague and a cheque for 10.000 Euro. Who will be next?

Samantha Hankey wins first Glyndebourne Opera Cup

Glyndebourne Productions Limited

The first winner of the Glyndebourne Opera Cup is American mezzo-soprano Samantha Hankey.

VIZE 97 annually awards their own prize!

Czech Television

Dagmar and Václav Havel’s Foundation VIZE 97 annually awards their own prize at the Golden Prague Festival.

OTHER INDUSTRY NEWS

European Forum on Music from 7-10 June in Oslo, Norway

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The European Music Council (EMC) is proud to invite you to this year’s edition of the European Forum on Music (EFM) dedicated to "Looking Back - Looking Forward. The Future of Europe’s Musical Roots", which will take place from Thursday, 7 June until Sunday 10 June in Oslo, Norway. The EMC Annual Meeting will close the Forum on Sunday 10 June 2018.

IMZ at Master of Arts Film Festival from 12-30 April 2018

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Master of Art is the first international Film Festival on the Balkans for art documentaries. Presenting the best documentaries in the field of music and dance, theatre and cinema, visual arts and photography, architecture and design, and literature, the Master of Art Film Festival aims to introduce the contemporary trends to the Bulgarian audience.

NEW IMZ MEMBERS

Vienna Symphony Orchestra

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ is happy to welcome the Vienna Symphony Orchestra as a new IMZ Member!

PRODUCTIONS IN THE MAKING

BUSCH TRIO: DVOŘÁK’S COMPLETE CHAMBER WORKS

Unitel

For the first time in 4K UHD: Antonín Dvořák’s complete chamber works for piano and strings, performed by the Busch Trio.

Le Concert de Paris 2018

C Major Entertainment GmbH

"Le Concert de Paris" is an exceptional event held each year on Bastille Day at the foot of the Eiffel Tower.

Lisiecki & Pappano live at the Semperoper

EuroArts Music International

Jan Lisiecki, Antonio Pappano and the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden live at the Semperoper.

PAAVO JÄRVI: BRAHMS REQUIEM

Unitel

Brahms’ Requiem by Paavo Järvi & the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen at St. Petri cathedral Bremen, starring Matthias Goerne & Valentina Farcas.

PHILHARMONIE MUNICH: PAPPANO, GERSTEIN & SOBR LIVE

Unitel

Antonio Pappano, finally reunited with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, is joined by Kirill Gerstein. Live from Philharmonie Munich.

Simon Rattle and Magdalena Kožená at the Waldbühne

EuroArts Music International

Sir Simon's last concert at the Waldbühne with the Berliner as chief conductor.

Start of filming for “The Unanswered Ives”

Accentus Music

Accentus Music has started filming for the first ever film about the most famous “weekend composer”, Charles Ives, directed by Anne-Kathrin Peitz.

“THE MAGIC FLUTE” LIVE FROM SALZBURG FESTIVAL

Unitel

“The Magic Flute” staged by Lydia Steier, Constantinos Carydis conducts the Wiener Philharmoniker.

NEW PRODUCTIONS

Bohuslav Martinů: What Men Live by (one act opera)

Czech Television

Martinů´s opera tells a story about a cobbler who is waiting for Jesus and when he does not appear the cobbler decides to help others instead.

Farewell, Sir Simon!

EuroArts Music International

The Berliner bid farewell to their highly esteemed conductor.

Tosca at Salzburg Easter Festival 2018

C Major Entertainment GmbH

Superstar Anja Harteros excels in the title role of Michael Sturminger’s cinematic staging of Puccini’s Tosca, the centrepiece of Salzburg Easter Festival.

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