Call for proposals: Classical NEXT 2016

Classical: Next are calling for outstanding “NEXT” artists and classical music projects as well as future-oriented topics and interactive conference formats. The next edition will take place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 25 – 28 May 2016. Registration will open in November.

Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra.
Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra.

To offer an exceptional programme, Classical:NEXT assembles a handpicked selection of artists, speakers and projects each year. A unique music meeting Classical:Next is exclusively dedicated to classical and art music and all sectors within this genre. The event welcomes all approaches from traditional to experimental, major to niche.

 The event also addresses both economic and artistic aspects of the classical music industry. The programme content is created by classical music professionals. More than 2,000 international movers, shakers and everyday innovators from all sectors of the classical music business gather to share their knowledge and passion, while outstanding artists and projects showcase their talent live and in video presentations – all are invited to submit proposals for their programme suggestions.

All proposals for showcases and conference sessions will be considered by an independent jury of international experts – guaranteeing a neutral and balanced selection of only the best showcases and most pressing conference topics for Classical:NEXT 2016.

Since the first edition in 2012, about 2000 classical music professionals from 1000 companies and from more than 40 countries have engaged with Classical:NEXT and made it into the world's most important classical music meeting.

Applicants should submit their proposals by 25 September. To apply visit Classical:Next website


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