• 15-18 MAY 2019

The jury-selected Showcase artists for Classical:NEXT 2016. These artists will perform in the Juriaanse Zaal at de Doelen. You can also see the artists of our new showcase format, the Re-Staged Showcases, as well as the jury-selected Closing artists, below.

To take a look at the jury that curated the 2016 Showcases, see the Jury page.


Black Pencil, by Joe MeijerPhoto: Joe Meijer

Black Pencil (The Netherlands)




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DieOrdnungDerDinge, by Heidi ArensPhoto: Heidi Arens

DieOrdnungDerDinge (Germany)




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Fátima Miranda, by Mike MinehanPhoto: Mike Minehan

Fátima Miranda (Spain)




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PianOrquestra, by Marcia MoreiraPhoto: Marcia Moreira

PianOrquestra (Brazil)




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Simple Lines of Enquiry, by Michael ChambersPhoto: Michael Chambers

Simple Lines of Enquiry (Canada)





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Song Circus, by Steinar EngelsenPhoto: Steinar Engelsen

Song Circus (Norway)




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Re-Staged Showcases

A new format comes to Classical:NEXT 2016: five jury-selected artists, performing Showcases outside of the usual concert setting. These Re-Staged Showcases have been formatted by Steven Walter of PODIUM Festival Esslingen. More details on these specially-formatted Showcases will be announced nearer to the event

For more information about Steven Walter and the rest of the jury that curated the 2016 Showcases, see the Jury page.


Klavikon, by Sim Canetty-ClarkePhoto: Sim Canetty-Clarke

Klavikon (UK)




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Orchester im Treppenhaus, by Katrin RibbePhoto: Katrin Ribbe

Orchester im Treppenhaus (Germany)




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Project Vainiolla, by Anni PorrasmäkiPhoto: Anni Porrasmäki

Project Vainiolla (Finland)




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The McDaniel Brothers

The McDaniel Brothers & Babylon Quartet present 'Ghosts' (US/The Netherlands)



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vision string quartet, by Tim KlockerPhoto: Tim Klocker

vision string quartet (Germany)




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Closing Artists

To round-off Classical:NEXT 2016, the closing ceremony will feature speeches and the annoucement of the Innovation Award winner, as well as musical intermezzi from the jury-selected ensemble, New Piano Trio. For more information, see the Closing page.


New Piano Trio, by Andrej GrilcPhoto: Andrej Grilc

New piano Trio (Austria)




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