INDUSTRY NEWS
June 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: “Going Live - Challenges and Opportunities” from 20-21 September

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

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

This was the IMZ Academy “Re-Imagining the Orchestra for the Digital Age”

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Adapting to the continuously growing digital realm can be a challenge for a traditional live art like orchestral performances. However, it can also fuel a creative, vitalising re-imagination of the ways in which Orchestras communicate and connect with their audience. This IMZ Academy took place from 29-30 May in Vienna, Austria.

LOOKING FOR COPRODUCTION

Capuçon Brothers, Lahav Shani, Petrenko & the IPO

Paramax Films

The Capuçon Brothers will play under the conduction of Vasily Petrenko, with future MD of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Lahav Shani.

Chick Corea, Christian McBride at Malta Jazz 2018

Paramax Films

We are going to film Chick Corea, Christian McBride and Bokante at Malta Jazz 2018 in July 2018.

Ebo Taylor in New Morning, Paris

Paramax Films

Ebo Taylor is going to play at the New Morning, in Paris, France.

CALLS + AWARDS

Choc de Classica for “Werther”

Accentus Music

The DVD and BD of the Opernhaus Zürich production with Juan Diego Flórez in the title role receive “Choc” award by French music magazine "Classica".

THE GOLDEN PRAGUE LAST CALL FOR SUBMISSION

Czech Television

Don't miss it! Deadline for submitting an application is on 30 June 2018!

INDUSTRY NEWS + EVENTS

Accentus Music and Czech Philharmonic

Accentus Music

Accentus Music and the Czech Philharmonic are working together on a new digital concert platform at Prague’s Rudolfinum.

International Emmy® Awards: Semi Final Judging

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

On 18 June 2018 the IMZ, ORF-Enterprise and Interspot Film will host the 46th Semi Final Judging Round for the International Emmy Awards in Vienna.

PRODUCTIONS IN THE MAKING

BEATRICE CENCI @ BREGENZ FESTIVAL

Unitel

Bregenz Festival continues its series of successful rediscoveries with Goldschmidt’s “Beatrice Cenci”.

BELCEA QUARTET @ PIERRE BOULEZ SAAL

Unitel

The Belcea Quartet, together with Antoine Tamestit, presents an exquisite chamber music programme at Berlin’s Pierre Boulez Saal.

Clara Schumann – a new documentary

Accentus Music

Accentus Music is preparing a new documentary in co-production with MDR/Arte on the occasion of Clara Schumann’s 200th birthday.

ERMIONE @ TIROLER FESTSPIELE ERL

Unitel

Rossini’s masterpiece “Ermione”, staged and conducted by Gustav Kuhn at the Tiroler Festspiele Erl, as “4K TV opera”.

Hans Zender - Think With Your Senses

Poorhouse International

A portrait of distinguished composer, conductor and essayist Hans Zender.

Jonas Kaufmann: Dolce Vita - Live at Waldbühne

C Major Entertainment GmbH

This is a heartfelt tribute to Italian music including Caruso, Mattinata, Parla più piano, Volare and famous arias by Verdi, Puccini and many more.

LIVE IN CINEMAS: PARSIFAL @ BAYERISCHE STAATSOPER

Unitel

Kirill Petrenko conducts “Parsifal” with Jonas Kaufmann in the title role, staged by Pierre Audi. Set design: Georg Baselitz. Live in cinemas on 8 July.

Of Vineyards and Shoeboxes (WT)

Accentus Music

Accentus Music filmed in Moscow, accompanying Valery Gergiev and Yasuhisa Toyota to the construction site of the new philharmonic hall in Zaryadye park.

Orfeo ed Euridice at Théâtre des Champs-Elysées

François Roussillon et Associés

Philippe Jaroussky and Patricia Petibon in Orfeo ed Euridice by Gluck. All the power of love in song and a masterful expression of emotions.

Salome from the Salzburg Festival

ORF – Österreichischer Rundfunk

Leading Team Franz Welser-Möst and Romeo Castelucci present their version of the dance of the seven veils.

SF Dance Film Festival Commissions Alexander Ekman

Dance Film San Francisco

San Francisco Dance Film Festival commissions Alexander Ekman to create a short dance film for its annual fall festival 4-14 October 2018.

The Magic Flute in Salzburg

ORF – Österreichischer Rundfunk

Salzburg debutant Lydia Steier brings back Mozart's popular opera to the Großes Festspielhaus.

WORLD PREMIERE: LESSONS IN LOVE AND VIOLENCE (ROH)

Unitel

George Benjamin’s & Martin Crimp’s “Lessons in Love and Violence” premieres at the Royal Opera House.

Forget about Bayreuth!

EuroArts Music International

Here comes the Bayreuth of the younger generation!

NEW PRODUCTIONS

Remember Bayreuth!

EuroArts Music International

Waltraud Meier bids farewell to her most famous roles: Kundry and Isolde.

Christmas at the Sistine Chapel

C Major Entertainment GmbH

One of the oldest choirs in the world singing beneath the frescos of Michelangelo; many of the works by Palestrina & Desprez, have never been heard before.

Danielsson & Hives– a dangerously attractive mix

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Danielsson Double Concerto for cor-anglais and cello/double-bass & Charles Ives Three Places in New England.

Lalah Hathaway, House of the Gipsies SingJazz 2018

Paramax Films

We just filmed Lalah Hathaway and House of the Gipsies (former Gipsy Kings with Indian musicians) during the last edition of Sing Jazz 2018 in 4K HDR.

New on CD : “The Asia Tour”

Berlin Phil Media

Sir Simon Rattle’s last Asia tour as chief conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker was a triumph, and is documented in selected audio and video recordings.

Processions at Basilica of St Denis

Telmondis Distribution

Gregorio ALLEGRI, Miserere (1638) Joby TALBOT, Path of Miracles (2005) Tenebrae, choir - Nigel Short, conductor and choirmaster

Strauss Der Rosenkavalier & Sibelius Symphony No 1

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Rouvali interprets Sibelius in his own distinctive way. Enjoy this and indulge in the sweeping and flourishing music of Der Rosenkavalier Suite.

Stuttgart Ballet - Of Miracles and Superheroes

C Major Entertainment GmbH

Documentary on the Stuttgart Ballet, from its rise to fame as the “Stuttgart Ballet Miracle” during the Cranko era to the ensemble’s acclaim of today.

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