The opening: with Juan Diego Flórez

Celebrating anniversaries: Avant Première 2016 welcomes you to the official Opening on Tuesday 16 February 2016:

17:00 - 18:00 Welcome drinks celebrating the 40th anniversary of Clasart Classic

18:00 - 18:45 Celebrating the 55th anniversary of the IMZ:
Address by IMZ President Arild Erikstad
Keynote by Anthony Anderson, Managing Director Naxos Audiobooks / Managing Director Select Music and Video Distribution: 'Promoting physical product in a digital world'
Bestowal of the IMZ Honorary Membership to tenor Juan Diego Flórez

18:45 - 20:30 Special Screening ‘Juan Diego Flórez and friends in concert for Sinfonía por el Perú’,
presented by EuroArts, Sintonia Media, ARTE France, ORF III.

The entry to the Avant Première Opening is free for registered Avant Première participants. Visitors can attend the opening upon free admission but are required to register at: ticket(at)

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