Orchestra managers world is moving forward rather fast in these days.
This weekend Chinese orchestras held their national 2015 summit in in Xiuning village of Anhui province, organized by the Chinese Symphony Orchestra Development Foundation (CSDF).
From April 24 to 26, the Orchestra Association of Finland (Suomen Sinfoniaorkesterit ry – SUOSIO) will celebrate its 50th anniversary and national conference in Lahti. You may find the program here. I will give a presentation on Germany’s orchestra landscape in the 25th year of peaceful reunification.
Parallel to this national event the International Artists Managers Association IAMA will held its 25th International Conference in Helsinki from April 23 to 25. Participants will join the SUSIO celebration on April 24 in Lahti.
German orchestras will meet for their triannual national orchestra conference (Deutsche Orchesterkonferenz) on May 5, 2015 in Mainz, next to Francfort (organized by DOV – German Orchestra Union). Discussions and keynotes will tackle the topic situation of arts funding from the central state, the federal states and the municipalities. Another issue will be the funding of public radio stations and radio ensembles by the public household fee (established in January 2013). Registration is open.