9 audite productions nominated for ICMA 2020

Nov 20, 2019 | Kristina Damiani News 9 audite productions nominated for ICMA 2020

A total of 9 audite productions was nominated for the International Classical Music Awards 2020. Among them new releases with Kirill Karabits and the Staatskapelle Weimar, (Joyce El-Khoury /Airam Hernandez / Oleksandr Pushniak), Franziska Pietsch / Josu de Solaun, Andrea Lucchesini, Thüringer Bach Collegium and Trio Lirico. In the field of historical releases productions from the LUCERNE FESTIVAL series (Edith Mathis / Karl Engel) and from the RIAS archive (Moshe Atzmon, Jorge Bolet Vol. III) 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), Unison Croatian Music Alliance (Croatia), IMZ (Austria), 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 16, and the ICMA winners will be published on 21 January 2020.
The Award Ceremony and Gala concert will take place at the Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville, Spain, on 30 April 2020, with the Royal Symphony Orchestra of Seville conducted by John Axelrod.

The following audite productions were nominated:

Baroque Instrumental:
Johann Ernst IV. von Sachsen-Weimar: Concerti
Rupprecht Drees | David Castro-Balbi
Thüringer Bach Collegium
Gernot Süßmuth

Solo Music:
Works for Solo Violin: Bartók - Prokofiev - Ysaÿe
Franziska Pietsch

Late Piano Works, Vol. 1
Andrea Lucchesini

Chamber Music:
String Trios by Weinberg - Penderecki - Schnittke
Trio Lirico

Richard Strauss & Dmitri Shostakovich: Sonatas for Violin & Piano
Franziska Pietsch | Josu de Solaun

Contemporary Music:

György Kurtág: Scenes
György Kurtág

Assorted Programs:
Franz Liszt: Sardanapalo - Mazeppa
Joyce El-Khoury | Oleksandr Pushniak | Airam Hernández
Staatskapelle Weimar | Damen des Opernchores des Deutschen Nationaltheaters Weimar
Kirill Karabits

Historic Recordings:
Jorge Bolet: The Berlin Radio Recordings, Vol. III
Jorge Bolet
Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Moshe Atzmon

Edith Mathis sings Mozart, Bartók, Brahms, Schumann and Strauss: Selected Lieder
Edith Mathis | Karl Engel