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IMZ Newsletter September 2015

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Summer ends and so the autumn activities can finally beginn: The 52nd International Television Festival Golden Prague featuring the IMZ Academy and two Golden Prague Premières. Also, Avant Première preparations for the 2016 edition have started, so stay tuned! And as always IMZ Members have several exciting film productions to present, be it about Arvo Pärt, Schiller's Symphonia, Grigory Sokolov or a baroque music documentary...only to mention a few. Keep reading!


Avant Première Advertising: Book Your Commercial:

The Avant Première Screenings are the centrepiece of the Avant Première programme. You can now take advantage of the highest attention on a screen and place your brand message in front of the international industry. Commercial videos are limited to a maximum of 3 in total. Secure your spot now! IMZ Members enjoy 25% off when booking a slot for commercial videos. Read More!

Avant Première Screenings:

Submission Now Open! Starting now and until 30 October 2015 the online film submission for the Avant Première Screenings 2016 is open for your entries. Submit your productions on time, to be among the exclusive ranks of screening companies at the Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin, 16 - 19 February 2016! Read More!

Avant Première: New Trailer Online:

What is Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin, why do experts from all over the world join in and what is its key asset for business in the performing arts film market? Read More!

Dancescreen Winner Videos Now On Numeridanse.tv 22,000 Visitors Per Month:

Nine dancescreen winner videos now on numeridanse.tv as part of the IMZ-EVDH collection on Numeridanse.tv! Read More!

Film Festival At Wiener Rathausplatz | 4 July - 6 September 2015 | Vienna, Austria

25 years in a row, 65 nights this year, a 300 square meter screen, new sitting arrangements for 2000 people and yet another record: 860,000 visitors who enjoyed unforgettable moments and real summer heat - Looking back at the 2015 edition of this unique event, we say a huge THANK YOU to everybody who made the amazing Rathausplatz-experience possible - audiences, colleagues and partners! Read More!

IMZ Academy 2015 - All About Opera Online | 1 - 2 October 2015 | Prague, Czech Republic

There are only few seats still available and registration is soon closing so make sure to book you in for the "IMZ Academy 2015 - All About Opera Online"! Deadline is 21 September 2015. Read More!

IMZ Golden Prague Premières 2015 | Dates & Presenters

The 52nd International Television Festival Golden Prague is only few steps away! From 30 September to 3 October 2015 the New Stage of the National Theatre in Prague will be transformed into a hotspot for the international television community. Two Golden Prague Premières presented by IMZ Members are freely accessible for all visitors. Read More!

Prizes And Praises: IMZ Members and Honorary Members on top at the industry's most important international awards

The IMZ is thrilled to see several of its Members and Honorary Members on top at the industry's most important international awards: ECHO KLASSIK 2015 and GRAMOPHONE CLASSICAL MUSIC AWARDS 2015 Read More!


Honouring Arvo Pärt: Releases On DVD And Blu-Ray

ACCENTUS MUSIC GMBH He is the most performed contemporary composer in the world. And yet he rarely ventures out in public, prefers to keep quiet about his music, feels at home in the forests of Estonia and generates therewith the impression of a recluse, attributed to him again and again... Read More!

Review + Preview ACCENTUS Music proudly presents...

ACCENTUS MUSIC GMBH The ACCENTUS Music and SRF coproduction Barbara Hannigan - Concert & Documentary, featuring the celebrated Canadian soprano and conductor, has been included in this year's 3rd honorary list of the German Record Critics' Award (Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik) in the DVD category. Read More!

Riccardo Chailly & Gewandhaus Orchestra: Mahler 7 Release on DVD and Blu-ray

ACCENTUS MUSIC GMBH "It is my best work, with a primarily cheerful character". This was Gustav Mahler's assessment of his Symphony No. 7, which was also highly regarded by Arnold Schönberg, who said, "I had an impression of absolute peace based on artistic harmony. Something able to set me in motion without recklessly unsettling my center of gravity." Read More!

Fidelio And Le Nozze Di Figaro From Salzburg Festival

C MAJOR ENTERTAINMENT GMBH The Salzburg Festival presents Ludwig van Beethoven's one and only opera, his masterpiece: Fidelio, in a new production staged by Claus Guth. A coproduction of ORF, 3sat, Wiener Philharmoniker, Salzburg Festival, Unitel. Read More!

SCHILLER: Symphonia

C MAJOR ENTERTAINMENT GMBH Symphonia, a unique recording of an open-air performance at the legendary Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin. Read More!

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

C MAJOR ENTERTAINMENT GMBH The RCO Opening Night on 10 September featuring Daniele Gatti and Yo-Yo Ma + Andris Nelsons conducting Shostakovich No.7 and Janine Jansen performing Bartók's Violin Concerto No.1 on 16 September. Read More!

52nd ITF Golden Prague Competition & Programme | 30 Sep - 3 Oct 2015 | New Stage of the National Theatre, Prague, Czech Republic

CESKA TELEVIZE Make sure to be on time and register by 30 September 2015. The festival and competition programmes have been completed. ITF Golden Prague can start! Read More!

Grigory Sokolov: Soul Of An Artist

EUROARTS MUSIC INTERNATIONAL GMBH You rarely see a recording of the great, if not greatest pianist alive - but we are lucky: EuroArts can now present a 70-minute documentary on his life plus a live recording of his fresh-off-the-stage recital in France. "We couldn't be prouder to announce that we're going to add these exclusive titles to our TV catalogue very soon!" Read More!

New Releases In Septembe

EUROARTS MUSIC INTERNATIONAL GMBH New releases: September has come and with it an exciting selection of brand-new and grand-old releases. Sokolov - a gifted pianist, who rarely agrees to being filmed. Which is why we are doubly thrilled to have not one, but two releases up our sleeve, and to share them with you. Read More!

Sensational Violin Concerto Rediscovered! Now Available On RSPOplay!

STOCKHOLM CONCERT HALL Swedish composer and violinist Amanda Maier-Röntgen's (1853-1894) name was virtually unknown to posterity until she and her music were rediscovered in the 1990s. Her brief career in Sweden and Germany was cut short by her marriage to Julius Röntgen and the birth of their two children. Read More!

BBC Proms With Bernstein - Stage And Screen By John Wilson Orchestra & West-Eastern Divan Orchestra With Daniel Barenboim

UNITEL GMBH & CO.KG This summer Unitel, in collaboration with the BBC, presents two concerts from the Royal Albert Hall: John Wilson and his orchestra are an annual Proms highlight, bringing the glitz and glamour of old-time stage and screen to the Royal Albert Hall. Read More!

From Salzburg Festival: Riccardo Muti, Anne-Sophie Mutter + Vienna Philharmonics & Juan Diego Flórez Recital

UNITEL GMBH & CO.KG In commemoration of the same concert exactly 30 years ago, but at the time then under the baton of Herbert von Karajan, Anne-Sophie Mutter returned to the Salzburg Festival with a performance of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D major. Read More!

The Mature Bruckner Symphonies With Thielemann And Staatskapelle Dresden

UNITEL GMBH & CO.KG After the successful recording of Bruckner's 4th and 9th Symphony with Christian Thielemann and the Staatskapelle Dresden this May at the Festspielhaus in Baden Baden. Read More!

Latest Ballet Acquisition: Tactum, The Elements of Dance

WINDROSE Meaning "tango" in Latin, Tactum mixes contemporary dance, tango and classical ballet. Highlighting "the sensation of a body", the idea of touch is exploited through the perspectives of masculinity and femininity in a celebration of the four elements: earth, water, air and fire. Read More!

Latest Baroque Music Documentary: The Voices of The Versailles Fields

WINDROSE The renowned choir of the French Centre of Baroque Music gives a concert in the Royal Chapel of the Versailles Palace. Read More!


Spotlight On The Dance Event Of The Season In Québec

CINÉDANSE Cinédanse Québec has reveiled the complete programme of its second edition, held in September (24 - 27), at the Musée de la civilisation in Québec City. The director of the Festival has selected over 50 films and works from 15 different countries to be part of Cinédanse Québec 2015, the major event around the great exhibition on contemporary dance, Rebel Bodies, organised by the Museum. Read More!

Classical:NEXT 2016 | Call For Proposals

CLASSICAL:NEXT The classical music meeting and worldwide innovators network, Classical:NEXT, is calling for outstanding "NEXT" artists and music projects as well as future-oriented topics and interactive conference formats! Read More!

Apply Now: Atelier For Young Festival Managers | Budapest, Hungary | 2-8 June 2016

EUROPEAN FESTIVALS ASSOCIATION The Festival Academy, an initiative of the European Festivals Association (EFA), is calling for application for the Atelier for Young Festival Managers to take place from 2 to 8 June 2016 in Budapest, Hungary, in collaboration with the Armel Opera Festival. Ten renowned festival directors will guide 45 participants through the 7-day training programme. Read More!

TANZtheater INTERNATIONAL 2015: 30 Years Of Dance In Hanover

TANZ UND THEATER E.V. The contemporary dance festival TANZtheater INTERNATIONAL will present its 30th anniversary edition from 3 to 13 September 2015 at various theatres in Hanover. Read More!

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