• 16-19 MAY 2018


Dear media colleague,

Welcome to our press section. We hope you will easily find everything you need to report on Classical:NEXT or any of its artists or conference speakers and sessions. If you do not find what you are looking you can easily contact us and we will respond quickly.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Classical:NEXT in Rotterdam. We will have a press release and press material ready for you at the Media Counter when you arrive. If you intend to record any audio or video at the conference or showcases, please let us know so that we can clear any rights issues. You will need to sign a recording agreement in order to be allowed to record on site.

Press Releases
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Press Material
Photos, Recordings, Video and more - from before and live from the event itself!


Mailing List

Have you subscribed to our press mailing list to receive press releases and updates, yet? - be the first to know about the latest developments regarding Classical:NEXT.



For your coverage of Classical:NEXT 2017, you can find preview photographs at our 2017 Dropbox folder, including press pictures for Conference speakers, Showcase artists and more as soon as they are announced, as well as some pictures from the 2016 edition. This folder will also be updated throughout the event with high-resolution press photos taken at Classical:NEXT 2017.

For bespoke photographs, you can also book our official photographer Eric van Nieuwland. See our Promote Yourself page for more details.



Selected recordings will be made available throughout the event on this server, where you can also find recorded music from our showcase artists, more audio and audiovisual material will be uploaded after the event.

All of these recordings are for press use only, under the elimitations stated in the document you will find on this server.

2018 artists recordings for press use. (Live recordings will be made available throughout the event as well)

2017 recordings for press use


Latest Press Releases

For a full archive of Classical:NEXT press releases, see our Press Release page. Here are is the latest press release, plus the final release from Classical:NEXT 2017:



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For English language quotes see here.


Press Photos

Some general photos here. Find more photos and Classical:NEXT logos here...


Director Classical:NeXT

Jennifer Dautermann
Photo: Michael Mann


Classical:NEXT core team
Photo: Michael Mann

Director de doelen

Gabriël Oostvogel
Photo: Annelies van der Vegt

View Of Rotterdam

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Photo: Luke Price

De Doelen international congress centre

de Doelen Roof Terrace
Photo: Rien van Rijthoven

See more photos and Classical:NEXT logos here...


Classical:Next Logos

  • Classical:NEXT Logo as JPG
  • Classical:NEXT Logo as TIFF
  • Classical:NEXT Logo as EPS

Classical:Next Signet

  • Classical:NEXT Signet as JPG
  • Classical:NEXT Signet as TIFF
  • Classical:NEXT Signet as EPS


For more high resolution photos see the press photo page

You can also find more small resolution photos on flickr.

Press Contact

Paul Bräuer

Mob: +49 176 666 827 38