Classical:NEXT logo2016 Programme Schedule

Quick jump:

  Jurriaanse Zaal
Opening, Live Showcases
Eduard Flipse Zaal
Lunch with 'The Residents', off C:N Showcases
Van Beuningen Zaal
Project Pitches
Van Weelde Zaal
Conference Room 1
Plate Zaal
Conference Room 2
Van Rijckevorsel Zaal
Conference Room 3
Mees Zaal


19:00 19:30 – 23:00
Dutch Mountains Opening with Dutch reception

Keynote Speakers include Michael Tilson Thomas (US), Beth Morrison (US), Hans-Hermann Rehberg (Germany), Dr Clemens Trautmann (Germany)

Opening artists:
9 x 13
Aart Strootman
Ensemble Klang
Ralph van Raat
Slagwerk Den Haag


10:00       10:30 – 11:15
Session 1
Classical:NEXT Orientation for New Delegates
The Classical:NEXT user's guide
Dautermann (US/Germany), Krause (Germany), Bräuer (Germany)
10:45 – 11:30
Session 2
The Future of Opera and Music Theatre
Time to open up the world of opera for new artists
Wallace (The Netherlands), Coolen (Belgium), Morrison (US), Fang (Singapore)
11:00       11:30 – 12:15
Session 3
Beyond Streaming
Creating genre-specific platforms and experiences for the digital age
Walter (Germany), Janczukowicz (Germany), Trautmann (Germany)
  11:00 – 11:45
Networking Meeting
The Orchestra Network Meeting
The Modern Orchestra: Reach, Relevance and Reinvention
Pemberton (UK), Carleton (Canada), Rose (Germany)
11:30 – 13:00
One-to-One Mentoring
12:00   12:00 – 14:00
Lunch with the Residents, Day 1
in the Rotterdamse Schouwburg

Christiaan Kuyvenhoven
Claron McFadden and Letizia Renzini
Club Gewalt
Gerrie de Vries & Nieuw Amsterdams Peil
Rosa Ensemble
      12:00 – 12:45
Session 4
Investing in the future of music
Is it time to give composers the chance to shape their own destiny?
Reed (UK), Eastburn (UK/Belgium), Clerc (France/UK), Kyriakides (Cyprus/The Netherlands)
  13:00 – 14:00
Project Pitches
Gabriela Ortiz Torres (Mexico)
Viola (Germany)
Butterfly Under Glass (Germany)
Breve Sueño (Argentina)
13:00 – 13:30
off C:N Presentation
Celebrate unforgettable moments in life with specially composed music
Gottschalk (The Netherlands)
14:00       14:45 – 15:15
off C:N Presentation
Innovative Approaches to Publishing Business Models
How new technologies can expand a business internationally
van Peursen (The Netherlands)
15:00     15:00 – 15:45
Session 5
"Violin operators" or "evangelists for our art"?
How do we view ourselves as orchestral musicians and how might we evolve?
Arlidge (UK), Mera-Nelson (UK), Surace (Colombia)
15:15 – 16:00
Session 6
We Are Next!
Letting the NEXT:generation take over in classical music
Kuyvenhoven (The Netherlands), Ticciati (UK/Sweden), van Kesteren (The Netherlands), Spaan (The Netherlands)
15:30 – 16:15
Session 7
Design Thinking and Lean to Boost Innovation in the Arts
Learn about these two complementary tools from the same school of thought
Loewen (Canada)
16:00 – 16:45
Session 8
That Syncing Feeling
A discussion about sync licensing as relevant to the classical business
Long (UK), Baldwin (UK), Bell (Australia/The Netherlands), Davis (UK)
16:15 – 17:15
Session 9
Classical Music and the Here and Now: Why? How?
Does making your work relevant to current issues ensure its future?
Dixon (UK/The Netherlands), Rehberg (Germany), Puskás (UK/Austria), Tepl (Germany/The Netherlands)
16:30 – 17:30
Session 10
Let the Young Lead
Thoughts from the NEXT generation
Wyatt (UK), Renshaw (UK)
17:00   17:30 - 18:00
off C:N Showcase
in Willem Burger Zaal
Ekkozone (Denmark)
  17:00 – 17:30
off C:N Presentation
‘Hollywood in Concert’, ‘Opera reloaded’ and more!
Our multimedia concepts for classical concert settings
Tomek (Austria)

17:30 – 18:00
off C:N Presentation
Vienna Music Angels
The new music preparation service based in Vienna
Tomek (Austria)
18:00   18:30 – 19:30
Classical:NEXT Public Talk
in cooperation with Gramophone Magazine
Klaus Heymann (Germany) & James Jolly (UK)

20:00 20:30 – 21:00
DieOrdnungDerDinge (Germany)

21:15 – 21:45
Simple Lines of Enquiry (Canada)

22:00 – 22:30
PianOrquestra (Brazil)

22:45 – 23:15
Black Pencil (The Netherlands)

23:30 – late
Re-Staged Showcases
in Entrance Hall Schouwburgplein
Project Vainiolla (Finland)
Klavikon (UK)
Orchester im Treppenhaus (Germany)
  Jurriaanse Zaal
Opening, Live Showcases
Eduard Flipse Zaal
Lunch with 'The Residents', off C:N Showcases
Van Beuningen Zaal
Project Pitches
Van Weelde Zaal
Conference Room 1
Plate Zaal
Conference Room 2
Van Rijckevorsel Zaal
Conference Room 3
Mees Zaal


10:00       10:30 – 11:30
Session 11
Press PLAY: Seeking New Classical Consumers thru Technology
Learning from the YouTube Symphony, Classical Live, Oculus Rift, 360 video
Lustig (US), Willis (UK/Germany), Davis (UK), Ritchie (UK)
10:45 – 11:30
Session 12
Meaningful music education for youth in remote regions
A musical mixture of technology, collaboration, and long-distance driving!
Kuusava (Finland), Young (Canada)
11:00       11:45 – 12:45
Session 13
From the New World
Chart the music fever and its social relevance of Australia, China and Korea
Tang (China), Lacey (Papua New Guinea/Australia), Xia (China), Kim (South Korea)
11:45 – 12:30
Session 14
Intentional or Accidental?
A Case Study in Creating Powerful Organisational Culture
MacLeod (Canada)
11:00 – 11:45
Networking Meeting
Are Music Recordings Still Relevant? Network Meeting with BureauExport, FEVIS, NAPK
Decrease in revenues, difficulties in finding a label, digital distribution…
Hedin (France)
11:30 – 12:15
Roundtable Mentoring
12:00   12:00 – 14:00
Lunch with the Residents, Day 2

Amatis Piano Trio
Saskia Lankhoorn
    12:45 – 13:45
off C:N Presentation
The process of building an online auditioning platform for performing arts professionals
Santa (The Netherlands)
12:00 – 13:00
Session 15
Are You Retweetable, Instagrammable and Likeable?
The power of social media to get you heard by the right audience.
Eves (Ireland/UK), Lopez (Philippines), Lucas (Serbia/UK/Austria), Schaettel (France)
  13:00 – 14:00
Project Pitches
Scottish Ensemble & Andersson Dance: Goldberg Variations – Ternary Patterns for Insomnia (UK/Sweden)
Symphonic Cinema (The Netherlands)
Kai Schumacher: 'Insomnia Live' (Germany)
Garras de Oro - Carreño/Nieto - Le Balcon (Colombia/France)
Cryptic & Ragazze Quartet present 'Shorelines' (UK/The Netherlands)

15:00       15:00 – 15:45
Session 16
Managing Young Talents
From the Perspective of Conservatories, Concert Halls and Artist Agencies
Csonka (Hungary), Simmenauer (France/Germany), Várdai (Hungary/Germany)
15:15 – 16:00
Session 17
Streaming – the challenges and opportunities
Making recordings and reaching audiences in the modern era
Cullingford (UK), Anderson (UK), Baxter (UK), Lagerlöf (Sweden)
15:30 – 16:15
Networking Meeting
Indie Classical Network Meeting
What we do differently, why it works and how we can do it better together
Walsh (Belgium/The Netherlands), Abelin (Switzerland), Prokofiev (UK), Cury (Brazil)
    16:00 – 16:45
Session 18
Adventures in Participation
Exploring new models between professional and non-professional performers
Irvine (UK), Lacey (Papua New Guinea/Australia)
16:15 – 17:15
Session 19

The Case of Wolfgang
Idema (The Netherlands)

The Decibel ScorePlayer
Hope (Australia)

neoScores – digital sheet music as it should be
van der Roost (Belgium)

Your Work. Your Reward
Doe (US)
16:30 – 17:15
Networking Meeting
IAMIC Network Meeting: Is Anybody Out There?
Audience development for the music of our time
Eastburn (UK/Belgium), Davis (Australia), Ferguson (Ireland), Moschos (Greece), Smetanova (Slovakia)
17:00   17:30 - 18:00
off C:N Showcase
in Willem Burger Zaal
Bolette Roed Project (Denmark)
  17:00 - 17:45
Session 20
Immersive environments, live and online, for Millennials
Meeting the needs of the next generation of cultural consumers.
Kieser (Canada/US), Jenkins (UK), Lee (Hong Kong/US)
17:15 – 18:00
NEXT:Tech: Mini-consultations
with Katariina Nyberg (Finland)
18:00   18:00 – 19:00
Classical:NEXT Public Talk
Alan Davey (UK) & Graham Parker (US)


20:00 19:00 – 20:00
Re-Staged Showcase
in New Horizons Muziekplein
String Collision with:
The McDaniel Brothers & Babylon Quartet presents Ghosts (US/the Netherlands) and vision string quartet (Germany)

20:30 – 21:00
Song Circus (Norway)

21:15 – 21:45
Fátima Miranda (Spain)

Associated Event
In Grote Zaal
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra – In a Landscape

Associated Event
In Rotterdamse Schouwburg
Classical Music Rave
      Van Weelde Zaal
Conference Room 1
Willem Burger Zaal
Van Cappellen Zaal
off C:N


11:00     11:00 – 11:45
Session 21
Curate-It-Yourself: New Hands-On Ideas for Crossing Niches
New experiences: curatorial project vs. scenic space vs. audience engagement
Cury (Brazil), Volpi (Mexico), Pena (Colombia)
12:00 – 13:00
Networking Farewell
in the Willem Burger Foyer
13:00 – 14:00
Closing and Innovation Award
With showcase artist New Piano Trio (Austria)