18/Nov/2016We are delighted to announce that our Antonio Pappano Elgar Symphony No.1 and In The South CD (ICAC 5138) has been nominated in the Symphonic category for the 2017 International Classical Music Awards.
17/Oct/2016ICA Classics double DVD The Dream of Gerontius, conducted by Sir Adrian Boult, places in the musical DVD Top 50 for the 3rd consecutive week.
10/Aug/2016Antonio Pappano and Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia perform Elgar and Schumann works on two new releases on the ICA Classics label.
Ingrid Jacoby releases new Mozart Piano Concertos recording with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields and Sir Neville Marriner
15/Mar/2016Ingrid Jacoby continues her series of Mozart recordings for the ICA Classics label on 1 April. This new selection, recorded at the world famous Abbey Road Studios, features Piano Concertos 17, 20 and 1.
12/Jan/2016Rob Cowan presented a full page review on our latest release “A Tribute to Rudolf Barshai” in the January issue of Gramophone magazine. The 20 CD boxset in tribute to the great Russian conductor and soloist is praised for “its rich content” and is “quite unmissable”.
29/Oct/2015ICA Classics is proud to announce the release of a new 20 CD box set dedicated to Rudolf Barshai.
20/Nov/2014We are delighted to announce our Leon Fleisher Beethoven and Mozart CD (ICAC 5121) has been nominated in the Historical Category for the 2015 ICMA Awards.
08/Jan/2014Read the fascinating story behind many of our releases. Find out how this rare and unreleased material is found, restored and completes its journey to becoming an ICA Classics release.
04/Dec/2013Ingrid Jacoby’s CD (ICAC5104) featuring Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.5 “Emperor” and the double CD of Karajan (ICAC5102) conducting Mozart’s Symphony “Jupiter” and Bruckner’s Symphony No.7 have been nominated by the International Classical Music Awards 2014 (ICMA) respectively in the CONCERTO and in the HISTORIC categories.
31/Oct/2013The Bruckner Society of America have awarded our DVD of Klaus Tennstedt conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Bruckner Symphony No. 7 the title of Best Historical Recording 2013.
29/Oct/2013We are delighted to announce that our DVD of Leonard Bernstein conducting the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Elgar’s Enigma Variations and our CD of Wilhelm Backhaus performing Schubert and Beethoven have both been awarded a Diapason d’Or Award by French magazine Diapason.
05/Oct/2012We are delighted to announce that our DVD of Leonard Bernstein conducting the London Symphony Orchestra in Sibelius's Symphony No.5 and Stravinsky's Rite of Spring has been awarded a Diapason d’Or Award by French magazine Diapason.
20/Apr/2012A fourth ICA Classics CD has received a ‘Supersonic’ award from Pizzicato magazine, a highly respected classical music magazine in Luxembourg. The winning release is the CD featuring Sir Adrian Boult and the BBC Symphony Orchestra performing Brahms' Symphony No.3 and Elgar's Symphony No.1.
10/Apr/2012One CD and two further DVDs from ICA Classics have recently been awarded the Diapason d’Or in Diapason magazine, making a total of eleven such awards for the label.
13/Dec/20112 ICA Classics CDs have received ‘Supersonic’ awards by Pizzicato magazine, a highly respected classical music magazine in Luxembourg. The winning releases are the CD featuring Klaus Tennstedt conducting the London Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of Mahler's Symphony No.3 and the disc featuring Julius Katchen’s performances of Brahms’ Piano Concerto No.1 alongside works by Chopin and Liszt.
23/Nov/20112 ICA Classics releases have recieved Critic’s Choice awards for 2011 from the American Fanfare Magazine.
23/Nov/2011The Jury of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) has nominated 2 ICA Classics CDs and 2 DVDs for the 2012 awards in the Historical and DVD Performance categories.
08/Nov/2011A seventh and eighth ICA Classics release have been awarded the Diapason d’Or in Diapason magazine – this time for the CD featuring Klaus Tennstedt conducting the London Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of Mahler's Symphony No.3 and for the DVD featuring Sir Adrian Boult performing Ralph Vaughan Williams' Symphony No.8 with London Philharmonic Orchestra. The Diapason d'Or is a recommendation of outstanding classical music recordings given by reviewers of Diapason magazine in France.
20/Sep/2011ICA Classics is delighted to announce that the Klaus Tennstedt Mahler 3 CD has reached number 9 in the official UK Classical charts. The charts are compiled by the Official Chart Company and are published in Gramophone magazine and on BBC Radio 3.
16/Sep/2011ICA Classics is delighted to announce that the Klaus Tennstedt Mahler 3 CD is the recipient of Classica Magazine’s esteemed Choc de Classica award for October 2011.
19/Aug/20112 ICA Classics DVDs have been included in the list of 6 nominations for the DVD Performance award by Gramophone Magazine.
25/Jul/2011The ICA Classics CD featuring Dimitri Mitropoulos conducting the Kolner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester in a performance of Mahler’s Symphony No.3 has been awarded the Toblacher Komponierhäuschen international record prize for 2011 in the ‘republishing’ category.
24/Jun/2011A fifth ICA Classics release has been awarded the Diapason d’Or in Diapason magazine – this time for the DVD featuring Sir Georg Solti performing Wagner's Der fliegende Holländer Overture and Richard Strauss' Don Juan with Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Beethoven's Symphony No.5 with BBC Symphony. The Diapason d'Or is a recommendation of outstanding classical music recordings given by reviewers of Diapason magazine in France.
06/May/2011ICA Classics Arthur Rubinstein CD featuring Brahms Piano Concerto No.2 has been named Editor’s Choice in the July 2011 issue of Gramophone Magazine.
Charles Munch / Boston Symphony Orchestra Wagner / Franck / Fauré DVD Recording of the Month on MusicWeb International
06/May/2011ICA Classics Charles Munch / Boston Symphony Orchestra Wagner / Franck / Fauré DVD has been named Recording of the Month for May 2011 by MusicWeb International.
12/Apr/2011Our Chairman, Stephen Wright, has been interviewed by tokafi.com about his vision for ICA Classics and the state of classical music today.
31/Mar/2011A fourth ICA Classics DVD has been awarded a Diapason d’Or in Diapason magazine – the latest for the recording of Rudolf Kempe performing Richard Strauss’s Ein Heldenleben with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Dvořák’s Symphony No.9 with the BBC Symphony.
10/Mar/2011Another ICA Classics DVD has been awarded the Diapason d’Or in Diapason magazine – this time for a LIVE recording with Hartmut Haenchen and the La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra performing Mahler’s Symphony No.6.
02/Mar/2011The Bach Fantasia and Fugue in G minor (BWV542) as transcribed by Liszt, should in fact be listed as the Fantasy and Fugue on the Theme B-A-C-H. ICA Classics apologises for this error.
18/Feb/2011In both works, the BBC engineers strike an eminently truthful balance, the vividness of the sound enhanced by Paul Baily's re-mastering; indeed, the overall effect strikes me as rather more palatable than many an LSO Live offering captured in this same venue. "Urgently recommended".
02/Feb/2011Two ICA Classics DVD releases have been awarded the Diapason d’Or in Diapason magazine. The Diapason d'Or is a recommendation of outstanding classical music recordings given by reviewers of Diapason magazine in France.
22/Nov/2010With the release of 10 DVDs and 8 CDs on February 4th 2011, International Classical Artists, formerly Van Walsum Management, will become the first artist management agency in the world to launch its own audio and audio-visual label featuring both archive material as well as the agency’s own artists.