IMMA Tour of South America

For the 40th anniversary of IMMA, in homage of Alberto Lysy, the academy has been invited for a tour of South America (Argentina, Peru, Ecuador and Chile). Maestro Lysy is still very much a legend in these parts of the world. We are sure he would be proud to show what his academy has become and how his Camerata Lysy (Concert in China 1982), now the Menuhin Academy Soloists, have evolved.

Posted on: May 24th, 2017

Violin Making School of Brienz

It was a very special day out for IMMA students where they all went to visit the violin making school of Brienz. A most interesting visit where great exchanges took place with the young ‘luthiers’. At the end, IMMA students tried their instruments with a small concert and gave them a most welcome feedback..

Posted on: May 24th, 2017

Kalaidos University of Zurich

12 May 2017, will be remembered as a historic day for IMMA. The signature of a Cooperation Agreement with Kalaidos University of Zurich. IMMA’s curriculum has been accredited. As of October 2017, IMMA students will be able to get a Swiss ‘Master of Arts in Instrumental Music Specialised Performance ‘Soloist Diploma’, recognised by the Bologna Convention. Around the signature table: Philippe Gudin, Michael Sombart, Oleg Kaskiv for IMMA, Dr. Jakob Limacher and Dr Frank-Thomas Mitschke, Rectors of Kalaidos University Zurich. A beautiful present for IMMA’s 40th Anniversary!

Posted on: May 24th, 2017

Russian Orthodox Cultural Center

IMMA’s final concert in Paris was very special, inaugurating for their first concert the brand new and much talked about Russian Orthodox Cultural Center in the 7ème Arrondissement, quai Branly. The auditorium’s stage was a little small but the acoustics were great. The public gave us a standing ovation!

Posted on: May 24th, 2017

Eglise Saint Thomas d’Aquin

IMMA students played at the magnificent ‘Eglise Saint Thomas d’Aquin’ in Paris for the opening concert of the festival ‘Le Printemps du Violon 2017′. A Bach program was fitting to the majesty of the place. Here with Mariam Sarkissian, mezzo soprano, in the ‘Erbarme dich, mein Gott’ BWV 244.

Posted on: May 24th, 2017

Outstanding Performance at Victoria Hall

A full house at the Victoria Hall in Geneva for a memorable concert, supported by the Fondation Patino, ending in cheers and a standing ovation. Patrick Rafter’s rendition of Fauré’s ‘Après un rêve’ had the public in deep emotions. Above is the IMMA class of 2016-2017, new golden generation. Bravo to all!

Posted on: May 24th, 2017

Gala with Maxim Vengerov

IMMA will play with its Maestro Maxim Vengerov at the Rosey Concert Hall on 2 March 2017 at 20h15 in Rolle. Some tickets are still available on our website. Click here for program details.

Posted on: February 16th, 2017

Life at Le Rosey Concert Hall in La Côte

La Côte published a story about life at Le Rosey Concert Hall. A good article illustrating the Master Classes with Maxim Vengerov. Click here for the online article!

Posted on: February 16th, 2017

Master Classes with the Maestro

A new term begins for IMMA students with one-week individual master classes with their Maestros Maxim Vengerov and Oleg Kaskiv in their beautiful Rosey Concert Hall.

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Posted on: February 16th, 2017

Cecilia Bartoli Records at Carnal Hall

IMMA students received the most extraordinary ‘back to school’ surprise with Cecilia Bartoli recording her new Album with Decca in their Carnal Hall at Le Rosey!! Orchestra: Giardino Armonico directed by Maestro Giovanni Antonini. Music and beauty met the best recording team: Arendt Prohman and Philip Siney for Decca and of course, Oliver Widmers. A unique experience for all and a good motivation to start the year!

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Posted on: February 16th, 2017