A total of 11 audite productions was nominated for the International Music Awards 2019. Among them new releases with Kirill Karabits and the Staatskapelle Weimar, Marc Coppey/Peter Laul, Niek de Groot/Elina Vähälä, Ulrike Hofbauer/Thilo Hirsch and Christoph Schickedanz. In the field of historical releases productions from the LUCERNE FESTIVAL series (Furtwängler, Milstein/Markevitch/Ansermet) and from the RIAS archive (Ferenc Fricsy, Jorge Bolet Vol. I+II) were nominated.
We are very happy about these nominations!
The International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) are the successors of the MIDEM Classical Awards respectively the Cannes Classical Awards. The ICMA jury consists of professional music critics of important magazines, online services and radio stations:
Andante (Turkey), Crescendo (Belgium), das Orchester (Germany), Gramofon (Hungary), HRT Croatian Radiotelevision (Croatia), IMZ (Austria), Kultura (Russia) MDR Kultur (Germany), Musica (Italy), Musical Life (Russland), Musik & Theater (Switzerland), Opera (UK), Orpheus Radio (Russia), Pizzicato (Luxembourg), Polskie Radio Chopin (Poland), Radio 100,7 (Luxembourg), Resmusica.com (France), Rondo Classic (Finland), and Scherzo (Spain).
The finalists will be known by December 10, and the ICMA winners will be published on 17 January 2019.
The Award Ceremony and Gala concert will take place at the KKL in Lucerne, Switzerland, on 10 May 2019, with the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra conducted by Lawrence Foster - who is also the conductor in the nominated audite realease Jorge Bolet Vol. II.
The following audite productions were nominated:
LUCERNE FESTIVAL Historic Performances Nathan Milstein plays Mendelssohn & Dvorak
Igor Markevitch | Ernest Ansermet