May 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.


Berlin Philarmoniker with Zubin Mehta

Auditorium Films

To celebrate their 30th anniversary, the Grange au Lac welcomes for the first time the legendary Berliner Philharmoniker, under the direction of Zubin Mehta.

CAR/MEN by Chicos Mambo

Auditorium Films

A true Carmen 2.0: with an entirely male cast, the Chicos Mambo reverses genres and shakes up all codes.

Don Quixote

ABC Commercial

A new production from the world-renowned Australian Ballet based on Rudolf Nureyev and Robert Helpmann’s iconic 1973 film.

Hera Hyesang Park: Breathe - from the Teatro Colón

Deutsche Grammophon GmbH

From the legendary Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, soprano Hera Hyesang Park presents a concert built around the repertoire from her 2023 Deutsche Grammophon album.

Lang Lang at Carnegie Hall

sounding images

At the turn of the millennium, a young Chinese pianist divides the classical music world. A performance at Carnegie Hall ought to settle the matter.

Le Concert de Paris

C Major Entertainment

Lang Lang, Nadine Sierra and more: Paris welcomes a spectacular array of music stars for the most thrilling concert of the 2024 Olympic Games' city.

Mozart: Don Giovanni

Auditorium Films

Don Giovanni was commissioned by the Prague Opera immediately after the success of The Marriage: Mozart and Da Ponte wanted to build on their glory.

Nobuyuki Tsujii plays Bach, Chopin & Rachmaninoff

Deutsche Grammophon GmbH

Nobuyuki Tsujii plays Bach, Chopin and Rachmaninoff - Live from Suntory Hall Tokyo.

PJ Harvey

Auditorium Films

In front of an ecstatic audience, PJ Harvey bewitched the Olympia with a combination of hits and gems from her twelfth album: I Inside the Old Year Dying.

Tribute to Nina Simone: Resonances at the Panthéon

Auditorium Films

An unmissable musical tribute to Nina Simone. This exceptional event pays tribute to the famous American musician, who spent her final years in France.


Abba Silver Abba Gold wins gold at New York Film and TV Awards

Stanza Media

Chris Hunt's film for Stanza Media 'Abba Silver, Abba Gold' has just won Gold for Best Music Documentary at New York Film and TV Awards.

Submission open: State of the ART(ist) & Digital Deal Award

Ars Electronica

Projects can be submitted starting now until 20 May 2024.

The Venice Television Award Open for Entries

Venice TV Award

The Venice Television Award is looking for the best in television!


CCI Thrive project concludes with innovative results

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

After two years of groundbreaking work and a final meeting in Reims, CCI Thrive project culminated in the creation of an operational prototype for an AI-driven cross-sector data-sharing platform: CCEyes.

Exclusive Deals for IMZ Members at Upcoming Industry Events

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ is taking part at three upcoming industry events, and we have secured exclusive benefits for our members!

Workshop: Digital Transformation in Action

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ International Music + Media Centre and FEDORA platform have united to propel innovation in the performing arts.


Classic Arts Showcase Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Classic Arts Showcase

Classic Arts Showcase is the longest running broadcast and streaming platform for the arts.

Collaboration EuroArts, SFCRC & RIO

EuroArts Music International

EuroArts Music International announces collaboration with San Francisco Classical Recording Company & Rachmaninoff International Orchestra.

One Month Left to Apply for Golden Prague

Czech Television

The countdown has begun for TV and theatre enthusiasts worldwide as the deadline for submissions to the Golden Prague Festival comes closer.


Dancing Through the Lens - San Francisco Dance Film Festival

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Dancing Through the Lens is a bimonthly podcast from the San Francisco Dance Film Festival that features guests from the festival’s dance and film-making communities. It offers a platform for artists in the dance world to share their interests and insights and discuss how they use film to create art and connect with audiences.

Honens Piano Podcast - Honens International Piano Competition

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The Honens Piano Podcast aims to spark and enhance your appreciation and understanding of all things piano through outstanding performances by Honens Laureates combined with educational and thought provoking conversation about the music. Whether you are a classical music novice or connoisseur—this podcast is for you!


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