2017 – 2018 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.


Gürzenich Orchestra

Dates: 2 – 19 September 2017

Region: South America

Conductor: Francois Xavier Roth

State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia

Dates: 17 – 23 September 2017

Region: Europe

Conductor: Vasily Petrenko


Basel Symphony Orchestra

Dates: 5 – 10 October 2017

Region: UK

Conductor: Ivor Bolton

Soloist: Sol Gabetta (cello), Oliver Schnyder (piano)

St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra

Dates: 10 – 29 October 2017

Region: UK

Conductor: Alan Buribayev, Alexander Dmitriev, Vladimir Altschuler

Soloist: Peter Donohoe (piano), Tim Hugh (cello), John Lill (piano)

The Cleveland Orchestra

Dates: 12 – 28 October 2017

Region: Europe, UK

Conductor: Franz Welser-Möst

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Dates: 30 October – 5 November 2017

Region: Europe

Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard

Soloist: Nicolaj Znaider


Australian Chamber Orchestra

Dates: 3 – 19 November 2017

Region: Europe

Conductor: Richard Tognhetti

Brussels Philharmonic

Dates: 8 – 12 November 2017

Region: UK

Conductor: Stéphane Denève

Soloist: Nikolaj Znaider

State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia

Dates: 10 – 18 November 2017

Region: Europe

Conductor: Michail Jurowski

Brussels Philharmonic

Dates: 15 – 17 November 2017

Region: Europe

Conductor: Stéphane Denève

Basel Chamber Orchestra

Dates: 17 – 21 November 2017

Region: UK

Conductor: Heinz Holliger

Soloist: Stephen Hough (piano)

NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover

Dates: 24 – 27 November 2017

Region: Europe

Director: Andrew Manze

Soloists: Igor Levit and Lars Vogt (piano)

Bergen National Opera

Dates: 27 November – 10 December 2017

Region: Europe


Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

Dates: 20 – 26 January 2018

Region: UK

Director: Joshua Bell


Gürzenich Orchestra

Dates: 2 – 11 February 2018

Region: Europe

Conductor: Francois Xavier Roth

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Dates: 8 – 19 February 2018

Region: UK

Soloist: Alisa Weilerstein (cello)

Russian State Philharmonic

Dates: 25 February – 11 March 2018

Region: UK

Conductor: Valery Polyansky

Soloists: Valentina Lisitsa (piano), Tatiana Polyanskaya (piano), Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin), Hye Jin Kim (piano)


State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia

Dates: 2 – 16 March 2018

Region: Asia

Conductor: Kristjan Järvi

Houston Symphony Orchestra

Dates: 5 – 19 March 2018

Region: Europe

Conductor: Andrés Orozco-Estrada

Soloist: Hilary Hahn

SWR Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart

Dates: 14 – 16 March 2018

Region: UK

Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington

Soloist: Francesco Piemontesi (piano)

Brussels Philharmonic

Dates: 19- 24 March 2018

Region: Europe

Conductor: Stéphane Denève

European Union Chamber Orchestra

Dates: March – April 2018

Region: UK

Directors: Eva Stegemann & Hans-Peter Hofman

Soloists: Martin Roscoe & Nikolai Demidenko

April – June

Czech National Symphony Orchestra

Dates: 13 – 23 April 2018

Region: UK

Conductor: Libor Pesek, Petr Altrichter and Heiko Matthias Forster

Soloists: Pavel Kolesnikov (piano), John Lill (piano)

Bruckner Orchester Linz

Dates: 28 April – 7 May 2018

Region: UK

Conductor: Markus Poschner

Chorus: Bournemouth Symphony Chorus

Dresden Philharmonic

Dates: 15 – 28 May 2018

Region: UK

Conductor: Michael Sanderling

Soloists: Arabella Steinbacher (violin), Jennifer Pike (violin)

Flanders Symphony Orchestra

Dates: 16 – 18 May 2018

Region: UK

Conductor: Jan Latham Koenig

Soloist: TBC

Brussels Philharmonic

Dates: 24 – 27 May 2018

Region: UK

Conductor: Stéphane Denève

Soloist: James Ehnes (violin)

Cleveland Orchestra

Dates: 28 May – 11 June 2018

Region: Asia

Conductor: Franz Welser-Möst

Würth Philharmonic Orchestra

Dates: 2 – 12 June 2018

Conductors: Maxim Vengerov & Stamatia Karampini

July / August

Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Dates: August

Region: South America

Conductor: Alondra de la Parra