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), Deutsche Welle (Germany), Gramofon (Hungary), 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), Radio România Muzical (Romania), Resmusica.com (France), Rondo Classic (Finland), Scherzo (Spain), and Unison (Croatia).
The finalists will be known by December 15, and the ICMA winners will be published on 20 January 2021. The Award Ceremony and Gala concert will take place in Vaduz, Switzerland, on 18 April 2021, with the Sinfonieorchester Liechtenstein conducted by Yaron Traub.
The following audite productions were nominated:
Staatskapelle Weimar | Knabenchor der Jenaer Philharmonie | Damen des Opernchores des Deutschen Nationaltheaters Weimar
Franziska Pietsch | Josu De Solaun
Jacques Thibaud String Trio
Paul Tortelier | Klaus Billing | Lothar Broddack
LUCERNE FESTIVAL Historic Performances
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande