Nonclassical DJs: Gabriel Prokofiev & Eleanor Ward
- event type: Classical:NEXT 17 Showcase
- start date: 18 May 2017
- city/area: Rotterdam
- venue:Club-podium BIRD
- country: Netherlands
- event submitted by: Piranha Arts
A Classical:NEXT 2017 Club Showcase, curated by Classical:NEXT director Jennifer Dautermann. The Club Showcases offer the chance to see outstanding NEXT artists perform in Rotterdam clubs in an intimate and relaxed atmosphere, together with resident Classical:NEXT DJs.
Gabriel Prokofiev, DJ
Eleanor Ward, DJ
Gabriel Prokofiev is a composer, producer, DJ and founder of Nonclassical, a record label and promotion house at the heart of London's classical nightclub movement that's been called 'bold and brilliant'. Prokofiev has extensively composed and remixed classical music and has also produced hip hop, grime and electro records.
Eleanor Ward is executive director of Nonclassical. Previously she worked as a festival producer for the Field Day festival, as well as for the PRS for Music Foundation, Sound Connections and Arts Council England. Ward is project director for Street Orchestra of London, a pop-up orchestra that plays ad hoc shows around the city.