• 27 - 30 SEPT 2021

Structured group discussion based on the World Café model

Session 10 | Friday, 31.5.2013 | 13:45-15:15 | MAK Lounge

This session is presented by Körber Stiftung


This discussion will explore questions about the role and purpose of classical music, arts centres and orchestras in the 21st century, picking up themes from the previous session. What role should the public play in determining the artistic choices of orchestras and programmers? How do we make arts centres and concert halls useful and relevant in a digital world? How can musicians and ensembles connect more effectively with communities? Bring your best questions and your most strongly held views, as well as your open ears and willingness to think new thoughts. Delegates will work in small groups, deepening and refining ideas and generating fresh perspectives. The results will be shared on Twitter to encourage wider debate.

Previous to this group discussion session, Katherine Zeserson will be interviewed by Peter Wiegold (see session 9)

Moderated by

Katherine Zeserson (UK/US)

Director of learning and participation, The Sage Gateshead

Katherine Zeserson has been The Sage Gateshead’s director of learning and participation since 2002 and is responsible for the strategic design, direction and implementation of the organisation’s learning programmes. She has an international reputation as a music education and leadership trainer currently working with colleagues in Europe and Brazil. (Photo: Mark Savage)

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