Tchaikovsky's Iolanta is ICMA's Opera of the Year
Tchaikovsky's Iolanta with the Gürzenich Orchestra of Cologne conducted by Dimitri Kitaenko has been awarded the Opera of the Year Award of the 'International Classical Music Awards' (ICMA). In the finals, the Oehms Classics production won against Mozart's 'Die Entführung aus dem Serail' under René Jacobs and Verdi's 'Aida' under Antonio Pappano.
The ICMA Jury comprises critics from 17 international music magazines and radio stations. The Award ceremony will take place in San Sebastián, April 1, 2016.
Olesya Golovneva • Alexander Vinogradov
Andrei Bondarenko • Dmytro Popov • Vladislav Sulimsky
John Heuzenroeder • Marc-Olivier Oetterli
Dalia Schaechter • Justyna Samborska • Marta Wryk
Chor der Oper Köln, Gürzenich-Orchester Köln