Indra Rios-Moore leader of a BMW Welt Jazz Award 2016. The array of concerts will be continued in 2017 following a sign “Amazing bass!”.

Posted on 08. May, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Munich. The American-Danish garb of thespian Indra
Rios-Moore has won a 2016 BMW Welt Jazz Award, following a thrilling
final between them and a American-Swiss group
Stucky-Doran-Studer-Tacuma on Saturday, 7 May. The endowment was presented
by Dr Ian Robertson, Member of a Board of Management of BMW AG.


With sets shabby by this year’s sign “Inspired by Legends”, both
ensembles perplexed a public in a sold-out auditorium of the
BMW Welt. In a end, it was a preference of famous folk pieces
total with Indra Rios-Moore’s sole bluesy jazz voice that
assured a row of consultant jurors.


The consultant jury explained their final preference like this: “With both
performances being superb – one some-more extrovert, one more
introvert – a jury done a really biased choice to collect a more
mellow, contemplative candidate. The judges were changed by Indra
Rios-Moore’s unusual voice and assured by a judgment to
blow American song tradition with an intensely reduced
Scandinavian sound. Indra Rios-Moore belongs to a organisation of new
startling singers who totally trust in their individual
expression. The jury strongly believes that we will hear a lot some-more of
her in a future.”


The winning garb of Indra Rios-Moore perceived 10,000 EUR prize
income and a prize designed by BMW Design, while a runners-up,
Stucky-Doran-Studer-Tacuma, were awarded 5,000 EUR.


Stucky-Doran-Studer-Tacuma won this year’s public endowment and can
demeanour brazen to an disdainful stay during review Schloss Elmau and an
coming during a resort’s annual Jazz Classica Festival in Jul 2016.


During a final concert, Dr Ian Robertson also announced a theme
for a 2017 season. Next year, a hugely renouned array of concerts
will follow a thesis “Amazing bass!”, with a concentration resolutely on what
is arguably a many iconic instrument of a jazz genre.


Speaking during a final in Munich, Dr Ian Robertson said, “This year,
a BMW Group celebrates a centenary, gripping a concentration on ‘The Next
100 Years’ and looking forward to a future. That’s because we’ve also
motionless to take a BMW Welt Jazz Award one step further, introducing
a BMW Welt Young Artist Jazz Award. One rising immature ensemble
formed in a city of Munich will be given a eventuality to perform
among others during a Leipziger Jazztage, a festival that a BMW
Group has upheld for many years. Once again, this shows our
joining to a jazz stage and I’d like to appreciate all those fans of
a BMW Welt Jazz Award, who have helped make a giveaway Sunday matinee
concerts such a success given a endowment began behind in 2009. I’d also
like to appreciate a many extraordinary ensembles who transport to Munich from all
over a universe in sequence to participate. Of march this evening, we have
sole pleasure in congratulating Indra Rios-Moore on their
superb opening and good deserved success.”


Dieter Reiter, mayor of a city of Munich, said, “I would like to
take this eventuality to once again appreciate BMW for a outstanding
joining to a informative attempts of a city. With its
consistently high general turn and a well-developed popularity
among public and experts alike, a BMW Welt Jazz Award has become
an constituent partial of Munich’s informative scene. In addition, the
newly-established BMW Welt Young Artist Jazz Award is a wonderful
eventuality for a internal immature talent, one that creates me really happy indeed.”


The BMW Welt Jazz Award eminent a eighth book in 2016. From
Jan to March, 6 eminent general ensembles vehement and
gay a packaged audiences during a Sunday matinees during the
Double Cone of a BMW Welt. In serve to a dual finalists, the
other participating ensembles were: Dieter Ilg: My Beethoven
(Germany), Oded Tzur Quartet (Israel/USA), Stefano Battaglia Trio
(Italy), Latham-Carniaux-Egan: Constellations (USA).


The eminent row of jurors enclosed eminent jazz experts and
specialists of a jazz scene, who chose a leader of BMW Welt Jazz
Award 2016. Chaired by Oliver Hochkeppel (journalist for song and
informative affairs during a German daily “Süddeutsche Zeitung”), a jury
enclosed a following members: Andreas Kolb (editor-in-chief of the
magazines “” and “neue musikzeitung” and co-publisher of
a new song repository “SILBERHORN“), Roland Spiegel (editor during the
song table and jazz consultant during German broadcasting hire Bayerischer
Rundfunk “BR‑KLASSIK“), Heike Lies (musicologist, Music and Music
Theatre Division of a Department of Cultural Affairs of a state
collateral Munich) and Christiane Böhnke-Geisse (Artistic Director of the
general jazz festival “Bingen swingt”).


The 2016 book of a BMW Welt Jazz Award once again enjoyed the
inexhaustible support of a partners BR-KLASSIK, jazz repository SILBERHORN,
review Schloss Elmau and a Department of Cultural Affairs of the
city of Munich.


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