Partners

We proudly present our growing network of partners

 

Cooperating Partners:

Class

CLASS - the Association of Classical Independents in Germany is an alliance of independent record manufacturers and distributors from the fields of classical music, world music and jazz. While maintaining the independence of all of its companies, CLASS undertakes communal activities for its members such as trade fairs and media exposure, as well as advertising and marketing campaigns.

www.class-germany.de


de Doelen

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The hosts and local producers of Classical:NEXT 2016 in Rotterdam.

A concert venue with 600 concerts a year, attracting 450.000 visitors, de Doelen is home to one of Europe’s finest orchestra’s, the Rotterdam Philharmonic (chief conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin). De Doelen plays a stimulating role in the Dutch classical music world by commissioning new works, inviting international artists in residence (f.i. Colin Currie, David Lang, Brett Dean, etc.), programming the best Dutch and international ensembles, and collaborating intensively with local, national and international partners.

www.dedoelen.nl/en/congressen/home

WOMEX

Founded in 1994 WOMEX is today the world's largest professional music Conference, Trade Fair and Showcase for world, roots, folk, ethnic, traditional, alternative world, local and diaspora music. WOMEX is,"The most important international professional market of world music of every kind. This international fair brings together professionals from the worlds of folk, roots, ethnic and traditional music and also includes concerts, conferences and documentary films. It contributes to networking as an effective means of promoting music and culture of all kinds across frontiers."
UNESCO Global Alliance for Cultural Diversity

www.womex.com

 

Funding Partners:

 

Dutch Performing Arts

Dutch Performing Arts

www.dutchperformingarts.nl

 

Gemeente Rotterdam

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www.rotterdam.nl

Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds

Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds

www.cultuurfonds.nl


Rotterdam Festivals

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www.rotterdamfestivals.nl

 

 

Further Partners A - Z

 

ABO - Association of British Orchestras

ABO

www.abo.org.uk

AC/E - Accion Cultural Española

AC/E

www.accioncultural.es

bureauexport

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Founded in 1993, bureauexport is a French non-profit organisation and network, which helps French and international music professionals to work together on develop French-produced music around the world, as well as promote professional exchange between France and other territories. Bureauexport members can be labels, publishers, distributors, promoters, artist management offices or ensembles, among others.

www.french-music.org

BBC Music Magazine

BBC Music Magazine

www.classical-music.com/

C3 Festival

The Club Contemporary Classical Festival takes place in Germany and Poland. It started 2009 and presents new music which falls into the grey zone between the genres of contemporary classical and electronic club music. C3 is a side project of Classical:Next director Jennifer Dauterman, produced by Piranha Kultur and supported by Kulturstiftung des Bundes.

www.c3festival.com

Codarts Rotterdam

Codarts Rotterdam

Codarts is a Rotterdam based international university providing high level professional arts education in music, dance and circus arts. The university has about 1,000 students, of 50 nationalities, and around 340 staff members.

www.codarts.nl

Concerti

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concerti is Germany’s guide to classical concerts and opera. The free monthly magazine as well as the web portal concerti.de are true classics. As one of the leading media brands for lovers of classical music, concerti reaches the audience with maximum precision and high coverage.

www.concerti.de

Crescendo

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crescendo – The premium magazine for classical music and lifestyle stands for the appreciation of opera, concerts, classical music, jazz, and culture. The magazine appeals through its high-quality appearance, which is at once fresh, open, modern, and exciting – for music buffs and laypeople alike. crescendo appeals to cultivated audiences of all ages.

www.crescendo.de

Elephant & Castle

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www.elephant-castle.de

FIMPRO

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To boost the networking of forward-looking classical music entrepreneurs in Latin America, we have now partnered up with FIMPRO music conference in Guadalajara, Mexico. The classical part of this conference featured Classical:NEXT speakers Susanna Eastburn (Sound and Music), Christopher Gruits (Interlochen Arts Center) and Thiago Cury (AguaForte).

www.fimguadalajara.mx

FinnCult

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Description of FinnCult: The Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux is a networking organisation based in Brussels. The Institute builds bridges for actors in culture, art and science between Finland and the Benelux countries. In 2016 the Institute focuses especially on bringing together new interactive technologies and cultural and creative industry practitioners through its Social Technology & Art Programme. The Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux was founded in 1993, and it is a part of the independent, non-profit Finnish Cultural and Academic Institute’s network across the world.

www.finncult.be

Fono Forum

Fono Forum

Germany's oldest Classical Music Magazin. Classical Music, Jazz and HiFi since 1956.

www.fonoforum.de

Gramophone Magazine

Gramophone

www.gramophone.co.uk

IAMA - International Artist Managers' Association

IAMA

www.iamaworld.com

Il Giornale Della Musica

Il Giornale Della Musica

www.giornaledellamusica.it

IMPALA

IMPALA


IMPALA was established in April 2000 to represent independent music companies. It counts more than 4,000 members in 19 European countries. 99% of Europe’s music companies are SMEs: known as the “independents”, they are world leaders in terms of innovation and discovering new music and artists, producing more than 80% of all new releases.

www.impalamusic.org

International Arts Manager

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www.internationalartsmanager.com

ISPA – International Society for the Performing Arts

ISPA

www.ispa.org

ISPA is a global network of more than 400 leaders in the performing arts with representation from more than 185 cities and all regions of the globe. ISPA members include facilities, performing arts organizations, artist managers, competitions, funders, consultants and other professionals working in the performing arts.

Klassik.tv

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www.klassik.tv

Körber-stiftung

Körberstiftung

www.koerber-stiftung.de

La Lettre du Musicien

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The only magazine for professionals and classical music enthusiasts. 15 issues/year including 3 special features on musical instruments + 1 special issue: Musician's tax guide.

www.lalettredumusicien.fr
www.revuepiano.com
www.repertoireconservatoires.fr

Limelight Magazine

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Limelight Magazine is Australia's monthly arts magazine and the definitive guide to the people that shape the Australian and International arts world. It is the only Australian magazine that delivers a complete guide to the arts world, including classical, opera, theatre, dance, visual arts and film.

www.limelightmagazine.com.au

Ministerio de Cultura de Colombia

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The Ministry of Culture is the guiding entity of the Colombian cultural sector and its aim is to formulate, coordinate, execute and look after State policy on cultural matters. It is an organisation that acts in good faith, with ethical integrity and observes current norms in benefit of the community and its own civil servants. The Ministry of Culture will foster a creative Colombia and one that is responsible of its memory, where all its citizens are capable to interact and cooperate with creative opportunities, enjoyment of the cultural expressions, in conditions of equity and respect towards diversity.

www.mincultura.gov.co

Music Theatre NOW

Music Theatre NOW

A competition and a meeting dedicated to worldwide exchange in new opera and music theatre.

May 22nd – 26th 2016
Rotterdam (The Netherlands)

Join us for three days at a special event in the heart of the OPERADAGEN Rotterdam / get an insight through video and live presentations into the 18 selected productions from the MTN competition / take part in various discussions on the genre / listen to our keynote and panel discussion / watch 9 shows of the festival / meet old and new friends among up to 150 professionals from around the globe…

www.mtnow.org

Musik Heute

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is a German news agency specialized in classical music. Providing up-to-the-minute reporting, it serves print media, radio and television as well as web portals. The journalistic coverage is independent from the interests of businesses and organisations.

www.musik-heute.de

Musik Heute

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Musik i Syd is a music institution in the south of Sweden that aims to give people access to creative and live music experiences. Its activities are part of a cultural policy assignment and it works to realise the goals of an active cultural policy that strives to make live music accessible even outside the major cities. Each year, Musik i Syd presents, often in cooperation with local organisers, more than 3,000 concerts for over 300,000 people. Musik i Syd also runs a number of major jazz, folk music, choir and chamber music festivals. The newest festival is Malmö Chamber Music with Håkan Hardenberger as artistic director.

http://www.musikisyd.se

Musikmarkt

Musikmarkt

The driving force in the industry
If anyone knows the music market, it´s us. Everything that`s relevant in the music industry: background information, news, facts and figures. Strongly analytical and straight to the point, always up to date in musikmarkt. Since 1959 musikmarkt has been addressing interested music enthusiasts as well as music professionals with his wide range of content.

www.musikmarkt.de

Musikwoche

Musikwoche

Germany‘s trade journal for music. Essential read for influential industry leaders and experts. In-depth analysis, exclusive data and charts Print magazine, online livepaper on the iPad, www.musikwoche.de and the app for BlackBerry and iPhone deliver breaking news and reports

www.musikwoche.de

Operadagen Rotterdam

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Operadagen (Opera Days) Rotterdam is an international ten days' festival which presents a stirring series of contemporary and confronting music theatre and opera productions as well as a fringe programme at unexpected locations to both public and professionals. In 2015 the festival was awarded one of the five best festivals worldwide by the International Opera Awards. The 11th festival edition has the theme ‘(R)evolution’.

Testing boundaries of music theatre, Operadagen teamed up with Classical:NEXT in 2016.

www.operadagenrotterdam.nl

PIANONews

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PIANONews is the biggest piano magazine in Europe. About 50.000 readers six times a year it offers all aspect of the piano world: Interviews and portraits of pianists and composers, reviews of pianos, CD-, LP-, sheet music-, DVD- and book-reviews, competition and festival reports. It is for piano lovers and professionals.

www.pianonews.de

PRS for Music Foundation

PRS for Music Foundation

PRS for Music Foundation is the UK's leading charitable funder of new music and talent development across all genres. Since 2000 PRS for Music Foundation has given more than £22 million to over 5,200 new music initiatives by awarding grants and leading partnership programmes that support music sector development. Widely respected as an adventurous and proactive funding body, PRS for Music Foundation supports an exceptional range of new music activity – from composer residencies and commissions to festivals and showcases in the UK and overseas.

www.prsformusicfoundation.com

Qobuz

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Qobuz is a digital music service that delivers more than 18 million tracks in high quality from all the major labels and numerous independents. It offers unlimited musical streaming subscriptions in genuine CD quality (FLAC 16 bits/44.1 kHz) on iOS, Android, Windows 8, web and Kindle, as well as lossless downloads in genuine CD quality (16-bit/44.1 kHz) of the entire catalogue. The music includes classical, jazz, blues, country, folk, pop, rock, soul, funk, rap, electro, children’s, ambient, world and film music. High-definition downloads are also available of more than 11,000 Qobuz Studio Masters albums (up to 24 bits/192 kHz).

www.qobuz.com

Rhinegold Publishing

Rhinegold Publishing

www.rhinegold.co.uk

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra

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The Rotterdam Philharmonic ranks among Europe’s foremost orchestras, being internationally known for the intense energy of its performances, its acclaimed recordings and its innovative audience approach. With performances from the local venues to concert halls worldwide the orchestra reaches an annual audience of 150,000 to 200,000.

www.rotterdamsphilharmonisch.nl

TA-TRUNG

TA-TRUNG

Ta-Trung is a Berlin based design studio specializing in visual identities, advertising campaigns and digital issues for cultural institutions, charity foundations and a fine selection of artists and musicians. Clients from all over the world rely on professional consulting and expertise that comes from over 10 years of experience in corporate design and creative direction of cutting-edge campaigns. Whether they are well-known museums, independent labels or upcoming start-ups - they are all on a par.

www.ta-trung.com

WQXR – Q2 Music

WQXR – Q2 Music

Q2 Music is WQXR’s online platform dedicated to contemporary classical composers, innovative ensembles and musical discovery. Its programming includes immersive festivals, insightful commentary from hosts such as composer Phil Kline and vocalist Helga Davis, full-length album streams, live webcasts and exclusive concert audio from local and national venues, and special events in front of live audiences at The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WQXR in downtown New York City. Q2 Music produces Meet the Composer with host Nadia Sirota, an interview podcast which mines the brains of today’s leading composers, as well as LPR Live, a podcast which shares dynamic new-music performances from Greenwich Village’s Le Poisson Rouge. Q2 Music is streamed live 24/7 at www.wqxr.org/q2music and is also available via the free WQXR App.

www.wqxr.org/q2music