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• ORF-ENTERPRISE CHRISTMAS IN VIENNA

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• MYRIAM HOYER TV/ FILM DIRECTION OPERA + CONCERT

NEW COOPERATIONS

NEW PRODUCTIONS

• ORF-ENTERPRISE AND LOFT MUSIC

• EUROARTS ISRAEL PHILHARMONIC AND THE MARIINSKY

• CLASART CLASSIC AND THE BAVARIAN RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

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Join our non-profit initiative and let the world’s musics be your guest!

WORLD MUSIC FILMS ON TOUR After a successful WOMEX 2011 with 13 thrilling movies screened, we are happy to announce the first two being added to the World Music Films on Tour : Dharohar (A Legacy): In 2007 the Jaipur Virasat Foundation, which supports traditional arts and music in Rajasthan, India brought together seven folk musicians from different castes and religions, who would never normally play together. It invited Jason Singh, a beat-boxer from Manchester and Bex Mather, a guitarist and song writer to join the musicians. Other artists from England came out to join the band from time to time. This is the story of a unique collaboration, which transcends cultural and religious divides, and toured India bringing its exuberant blend of traditional folk music and contemporary rhythms to rapturous audiences. See the trailer here My Sweet Canary Roza Eskenazi sang the way she lived, with passion, fire and love. This is the story of three young musicians from Greece, Turkey, and Israel, who embark on an exciting musical journey, to tell the story of Greece's best-known and best-loved rebetiko singer for the first time on film. It’s a journey that will take them from Istanbul to Thessaloniki and to Athens, following the musical trail she left behind. Most of all, it’s a journey into a world that has largely vanished, but whose sounds continue to echo throughout the Mediterranean Basin. See the trailer here For bookings of non commercial screenings please contact: worldmusicfilms@imz.at


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Information concerning your Avant Première screening: - Allow us to emphasise that your screening slot is allocated according to our rules.

IMZ AVANT PREMIÈRE SCREENINGS AT MIDEM 2012 PALAIS DES FESTIVALS, CANNES (FRANCE)

- Also note that there is zero tolerance if your show reel goes overtime! - Please bring your show reel directly to the fair and hand it in at the IMZ stand one day before your screening (or at least 5 hours before the scheduled beginning).

Dear members, Let us once again draw your attention to the fact that midem 2012 will start one day earlier – on Saturday, 28 January and last until Tuesday, 31 January 2012. We may invite you to consult:

- Same as last year the Avant Première screenings will take place in Auditorium A, 3rd floor, Palais des Festivals. Please find all information concerning the IMZ activities and the IMZ Avant Première Screenings here

The Avant Prèmiere screening schedule The preliminary IMZ at midem complete programme schedule: - Join us at the IMZ Opening Cocktail: Saturday 28 Jan. 14h30 – 15h30 (IMZ stand R 05.44)

Midem 2012 in general: For the latest update of the midem conference-programme please click here. For information about the registration rates and registering to midem click here.

- Don’t miss the première screening of Music in the Air - to celebrate 50 For detailed information about offers for exhibitors click here. years of IMZ: Sunday 29 Jan17h00 – 18h00 (Auditorium A)

If you are an IMZ member please do not forget to write “IMZ MEMBER” on the

- Join us for the IMZ General Assembly: Sunday 18h00 – 19h00 (Auditorium contract. A)

For further details visit: www.midem.com.


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NEW IN THE IMZ

FESTIVAL NEWS

Myriam Hoyer

HAYDN FESTSPIELE EISENSTADT

The Programme of the International

24TH INTERNATIONAL HAYDN DAYS 2012

vicinity of the great Italian music centres

Haydn Days 2012 moves Eisenstadt in the such as Venice or Naples. Artistic Director Dr. Walter Reicher has invited the most

TV/film direction opera + concert Born in Berlin (1973), Myriam Hoyer studied piano and music theatre direction at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin. She also completed studies in music theatre direction for video, TV and motion pictures and has worked as assistant with Felix Breisach, Thomas Grimm, Andy Sommer and Peter Sellars.

celebrated Haydn experts to Eisenstadt:

Filmography (selection):

„Haydn & Italy“ will be the big issue

These include the Haydn expert Adam

Die Liebe der Danae. Deutsche Oper Berlin, arthaus DVD

of the 24th International Haydn Days in

Fischer and his Austrian-Hungarian Haydn

La Traviata. Oper Graz, arthaus DVD

Eisenstadt. On 6 – 16 September

Orchestra, Giovanni Antonini and Il

Paavo Järvi und das HR-Sinfonieorchester. arteliveweb broadcast

2012, classical music stars from all over

Giardino Armonico as Orchestra in Residence, Mischa Maisky, Patricia

Thomas Hengelbrock und das NDR-Sinfonieorchester arteliveweb broadcast

the world will perform at the festival.

Kopatchinskaja and the Academy of

Verbier Festival. 4 concerts 43'/57'. Arte France Sound of Science, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen

Italy has always been a place of longing of

Ancient Music with Bernard Labadie, to

Johann Sebastian Bach – Musikalisches Opfer, documentary 58'. ORB

the great artists. Whether painter,

name just a few of the illustrious artists

Hilary Hahn, music clip 5', in the series Flash Bach. ZDF/Arte

musician or composer, they travelled

and ensembles of international renown.

Contact: Myriam Hoyer myriam.hoyer@claranet.de

south. Although Haydn never travelled to

Contact:

Emser Str. 47

office@haydnfestival.at

65195 Wiesbaden, Germany

www.haydnfestival.at

+ 49 172 320 29 39

Italy, he had a strong affinity to this country: He loved the music and spoke perfect Italian.


N EWSL ET TER EuroArts And The Mariinsky To Start New Cooperation

IMZ MEMBER NEWS NEW PRODUCTIONS EUROARTS Israel Philharmonic Orchestra 75th Anniversary

In cooperation with the famous Mariinsky Theatre, some of its most successful ballet and CO M I N G H O M E . 7 5 ye a rs Israel Philharmonic Orchestra The documentary by János Darvas

opera productions will be recorded again exclusively for EuroArts. Starting with Frau ohne Schatten and Dead Souls in December, EuroArts

portrays the orchestra and tells of its

Music is looking forward to further productions such as Attila, Jewels, and The Nutcracker in 3D,

On 24 December 2011, the Israel

moving history, which reflects both the

just to name a few…

Philharmonic Orchestra, is going to

history of Israel and the fate of the

celebrate the 75th anniversary of its

Jews in the 20th Century. Produced by

founding. EuroArts Music celebrates

EuroArts Music in co-production with

December DVD Releases

this jubilee with three IPO highlights:

WDR and Arte.

- Garrick Ohlsson plays Chopin – The Art of Chopin

The Israel Philharmonic

Itzhak Perlman conducts the

Orchestra 75th Anniversary

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra:

celebration:

With Giora Schmidt, Zuill Bailey, Navah

- Claudio Arrau – The 80th Birthday Recital

With Zubin Mehta, Julian Rachlin, Vadim

Pe r l m a n ; P ro d u c e d by F a n t a s i a

- S e rg i u C e l i b i d a c h e – M ü n c h n e r Philharmoniker, Daniel Barenboim

Repin, Evgeny Kissin. Produced by

Productions.

EuroArts Music in co-production with

these productions are scheduled for

www.euroarts.com

WDR and Arte.

Spring 2012.

The DVD releases of


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Los Angeles Opening Night Gala 2011/2012: Jazz legend Herbie Hancock joins Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil for a George Gershwin Celebration

C MAJOR ENTERTAINMENT Happy Birthday, Maurizio Pollini! On 5 January 2012, Maurizio Pollini

The Opening Night Gala 2011/2012 of the Los

will celebrate his 70th Birthday.

Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra features keyboard legend Herbie Hancock who joins Gustavo Dudamel

C Major Entertainment proudly p re s e n t s a s e l e c t i o n o f g re a t programmes with the legendary

Pollini Thielemann © DG_Harald Hoffmann

pianist: from this year’s recording of Brahm’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with Christian Thielemann and the S t a a t s k a p e l l e D re s d e n t o t h e legendary performances of piano concertos by Beethoven, Mozart and Brahms – filmed in 35 mm, and now for the first time available as true HD scan. Production: Unitel. For further information please contact C Major Entertainment.

LA Opening Gala 2011 Dudamel – Hancock © Matthew Imaging

Liza Minnelli plays Avo Session © Dominik Pluess

Join the new AVO SESSION Basel 2011! Experience the unique club-like atmosphere of

and the LA Philharmonic for a high-spirited

the music festival AVO SESSION Basel. Here you

celebration of quintessential American composer

can get closer to the stars than at any other

George Gershwin. The concert begins with the

music event! No other music festival offers you

iconic Tin Pan Alley composer's Cuban Overture and

so much intimacy with a capacity of only 1500

his beloved An American In Paris. Then the multiple Grammy Award-winning pianist joins Dudamel and

seats. At AVO SESSION 2011 you meet legendary artists like Liza Minnelli and Paul Anka,

the LA Phil to perform arguably Gershwin's most

international hot acts like Pink Martini, Lizz

famous work, the jazz hued Rhapsody in Blue.

Wright, Chick and Earth, Wind & Fire Experience

Length: 80’; Director: Enrique Sanchez Lansch. A production of Bernhard Fleischer Moving Images,

feat. Al McKay or great authentic New Orleans

THIRTEEN in association with WNET, WDR in

60’; Director: Roli Bärlocher; Production: Avo

cooperation with Arte, LOS ANGELES

Session Basel, SRF and C Major Entertainment.

PHILHARMONIC ASSOCIATION, and C Major Entertainment.

singers like Keb’ Mo’ and Aaron Neville. Length:


N EWSL ET TER IMZ MEMBER NEWS NEW PRODUCTIONS PREISER RECORDS The Monks Of Stift Heiligenkreuz NEW CD With their choral CD Chant – Music for Paradise (US title: Chant – Music for the Soul) the Cistercian monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz, in the Vienna Woods, landed a huge hit. "All this hype was a challenge for us. After all, we want to be monks and not pop stars. But with God's help we have remained normal. Our community has by no means been weakened by the success, but rather strengthened!" declares Father Karl Wallner, the abbey's press spokesman. For the monks, Gregorian chant is "sung prayer", and as such it should not become a plaything for commercial interests. For this reason they came up with the idea of creating their own music label. They called their new label "Obsculta Music", a reference to the first words of the Rule of St. Benedict: "Obsculta, o fili!", Latin for "Listen, my son!"

The monastery chose the venerable Viennese label Preiser Records, a company that has enjoyed an outstanding reputation both in Austria and abroad for decades. "We are very conscious of the importance this new CD has for the monks. The monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz are burning with enthusiasm to spread the beauty of their spirituality out into the world. We are committed to handling Chant - Amor et Passio completely in accordance with the wishes of the Heiligenkreuz monks, and we consult them about all activities related to this production," explains Martin Pusch, Preiser Records. For a first glimpse: For details: Contact: Martin Pusch, m.pusch@preiserrecords.at www.preiserrecords.at © obsculta music


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MO DEMAY ENTERTAINMENT MODemay Entertainment announces the international distribution of...

PETER ROSEN PRODUCTIONS Peter Rosen Productions, Inc. has recently completed the video

... the documentary The Baton / Der Taktstock Documentary / 65’ / 2010 / HD

the world, gathered 10 days in Bamberg (Germany) to win the world’s most honoured conducting battle: The

recording of the Carnegie Hall Debut (10 November 2011) of blind 23 Winner of a special mention at the Golden year old pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii from Japan. "Nobu", as he is Prague Festival, of the Audience Award at the

Gustav-Mahler-Conducting-Competition. The Baton-

affectionately called by his fans, was the star of director Peter Rosen's Postdam International Student Film Festival, ECHO Award winning 2010 film about the 13th Van Cliburn of the Golden Palm at the Mexico Film Festival and of the Media-Award of Bavarian International Piano Competition, A Surprise in Texas.

seem to ignore his importance in their show.

Publishing companies.

Nobuyuki Tsujii Carnegie Hall Debut Live is sponsored by Avex Entertainment in Tokyo, and WDR/Arte. The Blu Ray disc will be out by Christmas throughout Asia.

„Does the orchestra really need conductors? What the hell are they doing?“ Young director Michael Wende introduces with humour and simplicity the art of

conducting and its mysteries trying to answer Nobu's recital, which featured masterpieces by Beethoven, Liszt, and the crucial questions. Mussorgsky, was sold out three months in advance... The animated figure of a Baton-Designer is Contact: following 12 young conductors from all over Peter Rosen, rosenprod@aol.com

Designer is frustrated that some of these conductors Accordingly he comments on the competition...


N EWSL ET TER IMZ MEMBER NEWS WINDROSE ... the circus show RAIN – Cirque Eloize

New Music Programmes Acquired

Circus performance / 2011 / 56’ / HD

Among the pearls, WINDROSE acquired a portrait of the Indian master, Ustad Asad Ali Khan. Last musician who dedicated his life to Rudra veena, one of the most prestigious instruments in the classical Indian music tradition, he unfortunately died last June, leaving this last documentary ever made on him as a testimony.

With RAIN, Cirque Éloize signed the second part of Swiss director Daniele Finzi Pasca’s trilogy, along with Nomade and Nebbia. This creation about childhood memories made up of moments snatched from time and frozen forever, combines acrobatic feats with sensuality and pure poetry. Filmed for

Jon Hendricks, Tell me the truth, is a portrait of the inventor of the jazz singing technique named ‘the scat vocalese’. It is a joyful biography of this charismatic singer, integrating the historical and social context.

television, the approach is cinematographic. Since its creation in 2004, RAIN has been presented more than 900 times, in 19 countries, 175 cities, in front of 750 000 people in the United States, Canada and Europe (France, Germany, Russia, Netherlands, Belgium, UK). This production is done in association with ARTV, TFO (Canada)

Circus performance / 2011 / 56’ / HD

A vertical horizon presents the original choreography making process of a Chinese pole dancer creating her new performance in the middle of the desert.

and Arte. The trilogy is available for distribution with NEBBIA (2009 / 57’) and NOMADE (2005 / 58’). For further information, please contact Marie-Odile Demay, mod@modemay.com

Fans of Brass Bands covers a wide variety of brass bands, from military to medical students bands and explores the backstage synergy between musicians.


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WHAT’S ON… ZDF/ 3SAT

The Show Goes On is a very unique documentary on Neshka Robeka and on her very successful shows. As a former rhythmic gym champions coach who made her team win a large number of golden medals, she nowadays creates popular dance and musical shows renewing the genre, touching a worldwide audience. Last but not least, Windrose recently acquired nine concerts of current music including Yann Tiersen (FR), Asian Dub Foundation (UK), Sophie Hunger (CH), Carl Barât (UK), Rodophe Burger (FR), Les Hyènes (FR), True Live (AUS), Winston McAnuff & Bazbaz Orchestra (JM) and Wovenhand (USA). Jon Hendricks, tell me the truth | FR | 52'| French & English versions (voice over) | By Audrey Lasbleiz | Mosaïque Films, TV Rennes 35, Cityzen TV Worldwide distribution: Windrose

Speak low, when you speak love Kurt Weill reloaded A film by Theo Roos ZDF/3sat 3 December 2011, 8:15 p.m.

Contact: Pauline Mazenod, Head of International Film Acquisitions & Sales pmazenod@windrose.fr Discover Windrose's line-up on www.windrose.fr Screen WINDROSE's programmes on http:// www.tvfrance-intl.com/: taking the following steps: • "Register" • "Login" • Search Windrose under "Company" • Click on "Catalogue"

The life and the art of Kurt Weill just continues to fascinate, even more than half a century after his death. His music mirrors the various artistic, moral and political contradictions of his time and generation. In Weill’s lifetime his work was most associated with the voice of his wife Lotte Lenya. The “wild” relationship, a succession of deep friendship, separation, marriage and new beginnings, influenced his life and his work. Lotte was the pervasive, propelling energy behind him. And she will be the main person, the narrator, in the documentary by Theo Roos about Kurt Weill. In an extraordinary, unconventional way, Lotte Lenya will show us the journey through the life of this unconventional composer: his way as a leader of the German avantgarde just to his success as American composer of musical theatre on Broadway.


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IMZ MEMBER NEWS ORF-ENTERPRISE CONTENT SALES

SRF SCHWEIZER RADIO UND FERNSEHEN

Christmas in Vienna 2011 Accompanied by the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, for

Andreas Vollenweider – Meister des sanften Widerstands (Documentary)

the first time under the baton of Sascha Goetzel, Angela Denoke,

With his signature blend of world music, jazz and classical music, Swiss

Liliana Nikiteanu, Ramon Vargas and Paul Armin Edelmann will sing Christmas songs from all over the world. Alongside the

Sascha Goetzel

Vienna Singakademie, the St. Florian's Boys' Choir with their soloist, Alois Muehlbacher, will also be taking part this year. The

harp player Andreas Vollenweider achieved the inconceivable, a successful career with an instrument that seemed simply too exotic for the music industry. In fact, Vollenweider sold over 10 million albums worldwide, won a Grammy Award and two Grammy nominations,

traditional Viennese advent concert will be broadcast from the

besides touring extensively in Europe, North America, South Africa,

unique ambience of the Vienna Konzerthaus. The programme

Australia and Asia.

includes Christmas classics such as Silent Night, and the

Since he first picked up the harp in the mid 1970s, Vollenweider has

traditional Hallelujah Chorus from Handel's Messiah. In addition,

helped to define the term «world music» collaborating with a wide

Christmas medleys and pieces from the various soloists' homelands will also be played and sung. Producer: ORF and Felix Breisach Medienwerkstatt Run-Time: 01:40:00

range of key figures in the scene, such as Bobby McFerrin, Milton Christmas in Vienna, Konzerthaus

Nascimento, Abdullah Ibrahim or Luciano Pavarotti, to name but a few. The documentary Meister des sanften Widerstands will be the first full-

Available worldwide

length film on Andreas Vollenweider and shed light on his personal life, musical voyage and exceptional career that has often taken him beyond

For any further information, please contact contentsales@orf.at

music, right into philosophy and political non-violent activism. The film paints a mutlifaceted, often surprising image of an artist that has made


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IMZ MEMBER NEWS

ORF-ENTERPRISE AND LOFT MUSIC

no compromises in his quest for artistic

music programmes of LOFT’s vast music archive.

expression.

ORF-Enterprise has taken over the worldwide TV-distribution of 140 extraordinary Since its founding in Munich in 1980, LOFT music GmbH has acquired an excellent world wide reputation as an international production company for television and video

The documentary is in production and will

programmes.

be finished in January 2012. Swiss

The LOFT archive catalogue contains piano and chamber music, orchestral concerts,

Television is looking for co-production

sacred and vocal music, jazz productions, crossover music as well as portraits of artists

partners and buyers of the film.

and documentaries. Over the last 30 years, LOFT has been working with the leading artists of E and U

For further information, please contact christian.eggenberger@srf.ch www.stars.srf.ch

music, such as Martha Argerich, Friedrich Gulda, Gidon Kremer, Dietrich FischerDieskau, Hermann Prey, Sir Peter Ustinov, Miles Davis, Oscar Peterson, Stan Getz and many more, bestowing many spectacular programmes to the music word, such as: So What?! – Friedrich Gulda

Explore these and many other precious

This production is a comprehensive portrait of Friedrich Gulda, pianist of the century. L O F T r e c o r d i n g s a t h t t p : / / Simply a “must” for all those wishing to experience the last “enfant terrible” of the contentsales.orf.at! classical music establishment in all his facets. (2002/59’) The Meeting – Chick Corea and Friedrich Gulda

For any further information, please contact

These two virtuoso keyboard musicians give a concert in the Viennese Kongressaal marion.camus-oberdorfer@orf.at, Head of where they perform classsic jazz standards and end with a lyrically rendered paraphrase Content Sales International. of Brahms’s Wiegenlied. (1982/56’)


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IMZ MEMBER NEWS

agenda: In addition to the concerts from Suntory Hall

CLASART CLASSIC AND THE BAVARIAN

performing in Salzburg, Lucerne and Vienna.

S I N G I N G F O R L I F E WA S

Crowning the cooperation: a live recording of Verdi’s

REWARDED AT PRIX ITALIA 2011!

RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

and the Munich Gasteig, the orchestra will also be

Requiem from the Golden Hall of the Vienna

T H E O R F D O C U M E N TA RY

From 2011 to 2013, Clasart Classic is recording a series of Musikverein in October 2013. concerts of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra under the F o r f u r t h e r i n f o r m a t i o n , p l e a s e c o n t a c t direction of Mariss Jansons. In a survey by the trade journal Katja.Raths@tmg.de Mariss Jansons

Singing for Life (45’) is a moving portrait about three

Opernwelt, fifty international music critics voted Mariss Jansons the “Conductor of the Year 2011.” But not only the ensemble’s

of Cape Town, South Africa. Their courageous voices

principal conductor was honored: the British periodical

downs of life. Created by Austrian filmmaker Barbara

Gramophone hailed the BR Symphony Orchestra as one of the

Weissenbeck, the co-production of Filmwerkstatt

world’s best orchestras. The BR Symphony Orchestra is thus the

Wien, ORF and SF has won the “Special Prize for

sole radio orchestra in the world to make it into this top-ten list.

Programmes that Effect Social Change".

The main focus of the media cooperation with the Bavarian Radio

It was also shortlisted at the Golden Prague Festival

is on the recording of a Beethoven cycle in Tokyo’s Suntory Hall. As part of a Japan tour, the orchestra is performing all nine

young opera singers born and raised in the townships are crossing borders in every sense despite the ups and

2011. Once again, a film proved the power of music, raising hope and visions.

Symphonies there in November/December 2012. The recording

Contact:

will be made in conjunction with the NHK. The special Beethoven focus will be supplemented by Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3

Franz Grabner

performed by pianist Mitsuko Uchida.

© ORF


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MIDEM FESTIVAL TO ROCK

QUEEN ELISABETH INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN

CANNES

COMPETITION (MAY 2012)

Artists to preview new

Application Deadline: 15 January 2012

albums on the Croisette The inaugural midem Festival today

Violinists aged up to 29 years (new age limit!) can now apply for the 2012 Queen Elisabeth Competition, until 15 January 2012. Candidates have to log on to the Competition’s applications website to apply online and to find out more about the rules, repertoire and prizes. February 2012, the DVD’s of the applicants will be screened by an international jury. The selected violinists will then come to Brussels, Belgium

announces the initial line-up of international

constructed, 3,500 capacity venue set up on Cannes’ Palm Beach Croisette esplanade. For more information on the midem Festival, please click here.

MIDEM HACK DAY 2012:

artists who are set to rock Cannes during

Music Industry Mobilises to

three days of live performances, January

Create New Apps

28-30, 2012, marking the first time that midem concerts have been open to a paying public.

midem will play host to the second edition of the midem hack day which, following the same principle as Music Hack Day and in

to the Semi-Final (7 – 12 May) and perform with the Orchestre Royal de

The combo of international headliners and

collaboration with their organisers, welcomes some 30 developers, hackers and

Chambre de Wallonie, directed by Michael Hofstetter. The 12 finalists will

up-and-coming artists includes The Ting

technology innovators from around the

compete for the International Queen Elisabeth Grand Prize (21 – 26 May),

Tings, 2 Many DJ’s, Selah Sue, Shaka Ponk,

world who will have 48 hours to come up

performing with the National Orchestra of Belgium, directed by Gilbert Varga. Read more here

Brigitte, Stuck in the Sound, OrelSan and

with brand new applications for the music

Skip The Use. They’ll play in a specially-

industry.

to compete in the First Round (30 April – 5 May). 24 of them will go through


N EWSLE T TER RELATED INDUSTRY NEWS Taking place from Saturday 28 to Monday 30 January, the

At the end of the midem hack day, those apps

various categories. The overall quality of the nominations

hacking weekend brings together developers and graphic

developed will be presented to the public during

makes the jury members' already difficult task even more

designers from all horizons with the aim of

Visionary Monday.

challenging", said ICMA President Remy Franck.

The closing date for submission of ideas is 4

The Jury of the International Classical Music Awards ICMA

January 2012. To access the entry form, click

has nominated 214 CD and DVD productions for its 2012

here.

editiion. The Jury is voting upon these nominations according

conceptualising, creating and presenting new apps through the use of application programming interfaces (APIs) and data banks made available to them for free. Music, web, software, hardware, mobile, art; anything goes, as long as it’s music-related. midem hack day is launching a call for ideas which runs until 4 January and is open to all midem participants such as artists, labels, managers or those involved with new technologies. This will provide those in the music industry with a unique opportunity to be directly involved in this event and produce a wish-list of technological tools they’d

Developers wishing to participate should click here.

INTERNATIONAL CLASSICAL

Winners will be announced on 20 February 2012. Click on one of the links below to get the nominations as pdf file:

MUSIC AWARDS ICMA

Nominations sorted by labels

Nomination List

Nominations sorted by categories Read more

like to see developers create. The best ideas, up to a maximum of 20, will be picked by the Music Hack Day ICMA's 2012 nomination list is available! organisers, and those chosen will outline their ideas in "This list submitted for the Jury's final judging person to the developers during the opening session on 28 shows the high level of CD and DVD productions January.

to the 2012 Regulation.

competing now to become Number 1 in the


N EWSLE T TER RELATED INDUSTRY NEWS 39TH INTERNATIONAL EMMY® AWARDS GALA Winners Announced

The 10 International Emmy Award The International Academy of Television Arts W i n n i n g p r o g r a m m e s a n d & Sciences is a membership based organisation performances are: comprised of leading media and entertainment figures from Gareth Malone Goes to Glyndebourne (Arts over 50 countries and 500 companies from all sectors of Programming), Benidorm Bastards (Comedy), television including internet, mobile and technology. The

Life with Murder (Documentary), Con que The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Suenas (Children & Young People), Lacos de announced the winners of the 39th International Emmy® Sangue (Telenovela), Millennium (TV Movie/ Awards at a Gala event held at the New York Hilton, hosted Mini-Series), The World's Strictest Parents by actor Jason Priestley. (Non-Scripted Entertainment), Accused (Drama Winners span 6 countries: Chile (first time), Belgium, Series), Julie Walters (Best Performance by an Canada, Portugal, Sweden and The United Kingdom. Actress) and Christopher Eccleston (Best

Academy's yearly schedule of events includes the

Lady Gaga surprised the audience of over 1,000 Performance by an Actor).

television produced outside of the United States.

international entertainment & media executives by opening the show and presenting The International Emmy Founders Award to Nigel Lythgoe, the executive producer of television juggernaut American Idol and the co-creator & executive producer of So You Think You Can Dance. Get the whole information on www.iemmys.tv!

prestigious International Emmy® Awards Ceremony held in New York, The International Digital Emmy® Awards at MIPTV and a series of industry events such as Academy Day, The International Emmy® World Television Festival and Panels on substantive industry topics. The Academy was chartered with a mission to recognize excellence in


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CINEDANS DANCE ON SCREEN FESTIVAL 2011

EU Commission Presents Plan For New Creative Europe Programme The European Commission published its plans on the new programmes for

Cinedans Dance on Screen Festival 2011 was this year from 1 – 4 December 2011. The festival presented a great variety and more than 60 short films and documentaries.

Culture and MEDIA under the heading of Creative Europe. Creative Europe

For more information:

will come into effect in 2014 and will continue until 2020, which is the time

www.cinedans.nl

period for the new EU budget that is currently being discussed. The new proposal seeks an increase in the budgets compared to the former programmes of 37% being now under discussion by the Council of EU Ministers and the European Parliament. For more information please go to: http://ec.europa.eu/culture/creativeeurope/index_en.htm where you may find all the relevant documents that the EU Commission has released so far. www.emc-imc.org www.imc-cim.org www.cultureactioneurope.org The European Music Council (EMC) is the regional group for Europe of the International Music Council (IMC); it is a member of Culture Action Europe.

Coup de grace_Damian Muñoz & Jordi Cortes in the air ©KeyFilm_highres


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FIREWORKS OF CHORAL MUSIC – THE EUROPA CANTAT

6 – 10 MAI 2012 / LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND

2012 FESTIVAL IN TURIN

Participation has never been so easy: The registration for the 2012 Rose d'Or

On Stage – Festa – Soul Food

Competition can now be completed online! The Rose d’Or is eagerly awaiting your entries by the end of this year. Golden Rose Awards will be presented in 13 categories, including Live Event Show and Arts Documentary & Performing Arts. Receiving a Rose d’Or Award has an invaluable impact on the future of your programme, and simply by entering you will benefit from screening your show in the Video Kiosk throughout the Festival, as well as a listing in the Rose d’Or Festival Guide. Submit your entries in 3 easy steps: 1.

Complete the online Entry Form

2.

Receive your log in details by e-mail

3.

Access the upload platform and upload your programmes

The Rose d’Or Team looks forward to receiving your entries! For further information and support regarding your participation, please contact Seghira.farhi@rosedor.ch

The EUROPA CANTAT Festival has been taking place every three years in another city since 1961, organised by the European Choral Association – Europa Cantat in cooperation with local partners. In 2009 the festival was hosted by the city of Utrecht in the Netherlands, and 2012 it will go to Italy for the first time, with the olympic City of Turin, supported by the region of Piemont and the Italian choral association FENIARCO, welcoming thousands of choir enthusiasts from 27 July to 5 August. The International Music Commission has put together an exciting programme which has something to offer for everybody. For Male choirs, children’s choirs, female choirs, mixed choirs and vocal ensembles, individual singers, conductors, composers and managers... Almost 50 ateliers with a duration of 4 to 8 days offer vocal music from Gregorian Chant to premieres of commissioned works, from folk to classical music, vocal pop and jazz, gospel and spirituals, renaissance music, classical music and opera. For beginners and those who are


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EFA ATELIER FOR YOUNG FESTIVAL MANAGERS IN IZMIR

choirs of the highest level, but also for individual singers and groups of friends... Those who cannot be there all the time are also welcome for one or two days: In the “Discovery Ateliers” singers can

Connecting international festival leaders, paving the way for future Ateliers: IZMIR 2011 can look back on great success!

experiment with body percussion, beatboxing or belcanto, get a feeling of what it means to conduct a choir or improve their breathing techniques.

The fourth edition of the Atelier for Young Festival Managers took place in Izmir (Turkey) from 24 to 31 October 2011. 38 participants from 27 countries and eight renowned festival managers met, exchanged and established sustainable ties for the future. “The Atelier has an ever-growing network of ’alumni’: after four editions, 141 young

And you, are you ready to sing?

festival managers and 28 presenters from all over the world have participated in this training programme on artistic festival management initiated by the European Festivals Association (EFA),” underlined EFA President Mr. Darko Brlek at the Opening Ceremony. IZMIR 2011 confirmed the standard of excellence set in the previous editions, paving the

For further information go to www.ectorino2012.it, watch

way for the next Atelier, to take place in October 2012.

the film on the festival and get an overview on all offers

Latest news, pictures and more information can be found at www.atelierforyoungfestivalmanagers.eu.

( yo u w i l l fi n d t h e l i s t o f a t e l i e r s o n h t t p : / /

Please contact atelier@efa-aef.eu for further questions.

en.ectorino2012.it/ready-to-sing/ateliers), or write to info@ectorino2012.it, the festival office.


IMZ Newsletter December 2012  

IMZ Newsletter December 2012

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