Classical:NEXT 2017, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 17 – 20 May 2017, has announced the programme and further details.
Showcase artists (including the launch of the new public festival!), Conference sessions, Project Pitches and Innovation Award nominees, plus news in brief from around the classical world in our Worldwide Community News. You can also see which delegates and companies will be coming to Classical:NEXT 2017.
You can now register to attend Classical:NEXT 2017 – classical music’s most important industry event! Booking a stand in the Expo is also possible now: Visit the registration section of the website to see more information.
Classical:NEXT will return to de Doelen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands to host its sixth edition, which will be held 17 – 20 May 2017. Keep your eyes out: the very first programme elements for Classical:NEXT 2017 will be announced on 30 November. For the third year in a row, registration prices remain exactly the same. The earlier one registers the better . One can register before 13 January for the very best prices, and before 3 March to make sure to be included in the Classical:NEXT Guide.
It is possible to register now via the website. Registration only takes a few minutes. One can use last year’s registration data. Participantb will join professionals from all round the globe – delegations and umbrella stands from the countries listed below are already confirmed, and more stands and delegations from all over the globe will follow in the coming weeks and months.
- Australia (Sounds Australia)
- Belgium (Flanders Arts Institute & Wallonia / Brussels Music)
- Canada (Canada Council for the Arts)
- Denmark (Danish Arts Foundation)
- Estonia (Music Estonia & Estonian Music Information Centre)
- Finland (Music Finland)
- France (Business France)
- Latvia (Latvia/Letland)
- Lithuania (Music Lithuania)
- Luxembourg (music:LX)
- Spain – Catalonia (Creative Catalonia)
- Sweden (Export Music Sweden)
- Switzerland (Fondation Suisa)
- The Netherlands (Dutch Pavilion)
- UK (British Music Stand / BPI)
- UK – Scotland (Creative Scotland)
The classical music meeting and worldwide innovators network Classical:NEXT has opened its annual call for proposals. Classical music professionals from all over the globe can submit their suggestions for showcase artists as well as for video presentations and conference sessions to be held at Classical:NEXT in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 25-28 May 2016.
To offer an exceptional programme, Classical:NEXT assembles a handpicked selection of artists, speakers and projects each year. All proposals 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 at Rotterdams de Doelen concert hall and congress centre. Proposals can be made for Live Showcases and Video Showcases as well as for short Project Pitches and entire Conference Sessions.
Deadline to apply via the online proposal system is Friday, 25 September 2015.
Building on the Classical:NEXT Momentum
Hundreds of proposals are expected again, with the numbers being likely to rise, given that this May’s Classical:NEXT meeting was attended by a record number of 1,000 professionals from 45 countries. The entire Classical:NEXT network now unites over 2,000 international movers, shakers and everyday innovators from all sectors of the classical music business and 2015 sees an increased attention in the live sector as well as in the media.
For more information and to submit proposals, please visit: www.classicalnext.org