2016 – 2017 Season Tours

Orchestral Touring


Orchestral touring is a core activity at IMG Artists, strongly supported by the company’s vast industry relationships and experience. IMG Artists manages over forty touring projects per season throughout the world, each one tailored to the needs of the orchestras, the artists and the promoters. Within the Tours Division, a flexible development team creates and manages projects and special event opportunities in this widening field of classical entertainment.

UNITED KINGDOM


Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra

7 – 24 October 2016

UK Tour

Conductors: Vladimir Fedoseyev, Denis Lotoev, Sergey Polyanichko

Soloists: Pavel Kolesnikov (piano), Jennifer Pike (violin)

Bach to Beatles Tour

October 2016 – January 2017

UK Tour

Hosted by: Milos Karadaglic
Soloist: Craig Ogden
Bass: James Opstad

Czech National Symphony Orchestra

6 – 20 November 2016

UK Tour

Conductors: Libor Pesek and Heiko Matthias Forster

Soloists: Natalie Clein (cello), Tim Hugh (cello), Mark Bebbington (piano)

Zurich Chamber Orchestra

28 November – 4 December 2016

UK Tour

Director & Soloists: Alison Balsom (trumpet), Gabriela Montero (piano)

St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra

19 January – 1 February 2017

UK Tour

Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov

Soloists: Nikolai Lugansky (piano), John Lill (piano), Martha Argerich (piano)

Vienna Tonkunstler

23 February – 7 March 2017

UK Tour

Conductor: Yutaka Sado

Soloists: Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin), Angela Hewitt (piano), Emma Johnson (clarinet)

Norwegian Chamber Orchestra

15 – 20 March 2017

UK Tour

Director & Soloist: Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

Dresden Philharmonic

23 February – 7 March 2017

UK Tour

Conductor: Michael Sanderling

Brussels Philharmonic

9 April 2017

Conductor: Stéphane Denève

Soloist: Jerome Pernoo (cello)

Moscow Philharmonic

10 – 31 May 2017

Conductors: Yuri Simonov, Yuri Botnari

Soloists: Freddy Kempf (piano), Natalia Lomeiko (violin), Noriko Ogawa (piano)

SWR Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart

23 – 25 June 2017

Mahler 1 & Beethoven 8

Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach

EUROPE


Norwegisches Kammerorchester

7 October – 14 October 2016

Soloists: Felix Klieser, Jan Lisiecki

  • BartokRomanian Folk Dances
  • HaydnHornconcerto No 2
  • W.A. MozartHornconcerto No 2
  • W.A. MozartSymphony No 40
  • SchönbergVerklärte Nacht

State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia

16 October – 18 October 2016

European Tour

Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski
Soloist: Leif Ove Andsnes

  • Zaderatsky: “The Iron Foundry”
  • Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.4
  • Schostakovich: Symphony No.10

Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

16 November – 19 November 2016

European Tour

Conductor: Vasily Petrenko

Soloists: Truls Mörk, Arabella Steinbacher

  • Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
  • Dvorak: Cello Concerto
  • Prokofiev: Romeo and Julia Suite
  • Shostakovich: Festival Ouverture op 96

Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra

1 December – 10 December 2016

European Tour

Conductor: Alexander Sladkovsky

Soloist: Valentina Lisitsa, Denis Matusev

  • Mussorgsky: Night at the bear mountain, Pictures of an exhibition
  • Rachmaninov: Symphony No.1Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Piano Concerto No.2, Piano Concerto No.3
  • Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.2
  • Glinka: Ouverture Ruslan and LJudmila

Prague Symphony Orchestra

9 January – 15 January 2017

European Tour

Conductor: Pietari Inkinen

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

27 January 27 – 3 February 2017

Spain

Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard
Soloist: Steven Isserlis

  • Dvorak or Haydn: Cello Concerto
  • Elgar: Symphony No.1 or Mendelssohn: Symphony No.3

State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia

5 March – 11 March 2017

Spain

Conductor: Michail Jurowski
Soloist: Sarah Chang

  • Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini
  • Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 2
  • Shostakovich: Symphony No 6

Ballet Festival – Theater an der Wien

March 30 – April 17 2017

Austria

Norwegian Ballet

  • “Carmen”
  • Ibsen’sGhosts

 

State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia

11 April – 13 April 2017

European Tour

Conductor: Alexander Sladkovsky

  • Ballet Programme

ASIA & AUSTRALASIA


Murray Perahia Recital Tour

October 9 – October 24 2016

Asia Tour

Julia Fischer Recital Tour

October 12 – October 26 2016

Asia Tour

  • DVORAK: Sonatina for Violin
  • SCHUBERT: Sonatina for Violin
  • BRAHMS: Violin Sonata No 3

Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra

December 4 2016

Asia Tour

Conductor: Myung Whun Chun

  • Beethoven: Symphony No.6
  • Beethoven: Symphony No.7

Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne

February 9 – February 25 2016

Asia Tour

Conductor: Francois Xavier Roth
Soloist: Vilde Frang

  • Webern: Passacaglia
  • Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
  • Brahms: Symphony No.2
  • Mahler: Symphony No.5

Sarah Chang Recital Tour

April 24 – May 7 2017

Asia Tour

State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia

June 1 – June 2 2017

Asia Tour

Conductor: Kochanovsky

Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra

June 4 – June 30 2017

Asia Tour

Conductor: Stéphane Denève
Soloist: Mona Ott

  •  Repertoire TBC

Renee Fleming Recital Tour

June 21 – July 5 2017

Asia Tour

THE AMERICAS


Bolshoi Ballet

July 17 – July 30 2017

Diamonds