April 2024

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.


Bach's St John Passion with Andrea Marcon

Deutsche Grammophon GmbH

Bach's St John Passion with Andrea Marcon and La Cetra Barockorchester live from Aix-en-Provence.

Beethoven’s Nine – Ode to Humanity

3B-Produktion GmbH

Larry Weinstein’s film about Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony will have its world premiere at Hot Docs festival. Unitel has taken over the distribution.

Kendlingers BEST OF – live from the Festspielhaus

Da Capo Musikmarketing GmbH

Relive the magic of the concert "Galaxy of Kendlinger" – a modern and thrilling concert experience captured in the heart of the Alps.

Long Yu conducts Aron Zigman's Émigré

Deutsche Grammophon GmbH

Long Yu conducts the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus and a hand-picked cast in composer Aaron Zigman's new oratorio, Émigré.


68th Viennese Opera Ball

Viennese Opera Ball New York

Join us for an enchanting evening of elegance and philanthropy at the 68th Viennese Opera Ball, held on 10 May 2024 at The Plaza, New York, NY.

Accentus Music's Blomstedt Doc wins ICMA

Accentus Music

Paul Smaczny's insightful documentary on Herbert Blomstedt, released by Accentus Music, earns top honors at the ICMA awards.

Meet the Golden Prague International Jury

Czech Television

The Golden Prague showcases the finest music and dance programmes from around the globe, and a prestigious panel of 5 experts evaluates the entries.

Register Now for Classical:NEXT

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

From 13-17 May 2024, Classical:NEXT will welcome the global art music community to Berlin and turn the capital of Germany into a vibrant music hub.

Sunny Side of the Doc 2024: Special Rates For IMZ Members

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Attend SSD with a discounted price + gain visibility at the IMZ Umbrella Stand!


Mark your calendars for next year's Avant Première Music + Media Market: 15-19 February in Berlin!



FEDORA Prizes Biennale 2025

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The application deadline for the FEDORA Prizes Biennale 2025 is extended to Friday 17 May.

Golden Prague 2024 Call for Entries

Czech Television

Submission for the 61st edition of the Golden Prague International Television Festival, showcasing the best in television arts worldwide, is still open.

Pixel, Bytes + Film 2025

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Apply for the Pixel, Bytes + Film 2025 initiative, and bring your project ideas to life with support from the Austrian Ministry for Arts, Culture, Civil Service and Sport and ORF III.

SF Dance Film Festival Call for Submissions

San Francisco Dance Film Festival

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Announces 15th Anniversary Open Call.


Arnold Schönberg. The Restless Visionary

Accentus Music

Accentus Music’s 90 min. documentary Arnold Schönberg. The Restless Visionary ready for delivery in July 2024.

Europakonzert 2024 from Tsinandali

EuroArts Music International

Live recording on 1 May 2024 with the Berliner Philharmoniker, Lisa Batiashvili and Daniel Barenboim.

Wagner’s Ring at Zurich Opera

Accentus Music

Accentus Music will be producing R. Wagner’s Ring Cycle at Zurich Opera House in May 2024, staged by artistic director Andreas Homoki.


The Bandoneón: The Rising of an International Star

sounding images

The bandoneon has achieved worldwide fame as a tango instrument. However, it is so much more than that!


Aria Code - The Metropolitan Opera

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Tune in to Aria Code, a podcast that explores the greatest arias in music history. Hosted by Rhiannon Giddens and featuring a variety of special guests, the show takes you on a journey spanning from Mozart to Anthony Davis!

Music Makers -

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

In this podcast the Gramophone editor-in-chief James Jolly is joined by most celebrated classical artists of today’s stages to talk about memorable moments on and offstage, their experience of and love for classical music, and what inspires them as artists and human beings.


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