• 27 - 30 SEPT 2021

Connect to the Brazilian Classical Music Scene

Session 17 | Network Meeting | Friday, 16.5.2014 | 12:00 - 12:45 | Conference Room 1

The session is focused on connecting to Brazil’s classical market. The structure proposes to make use of the idea of traditional pitching, and invert it. In the first section, a selection of relevant cultural agents, such as institutions, orchestras, festivals and classical producers will present their bases and interests.

Carlos Prazeres (Artistic director, Orquestra Sinfônica da Bahia)
Claudio Dauelsberg (Special projects director, Dell'Arte Soluções Culturais)
David McLoughlin (Trade developing manager, Brazil Music Exchange - Brasil Música e Artes )
Marcelo Lopes (Executive director, Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo)

Co-ordinated by


Thiago Cury (Brazil)

Director, ÁguaForte, Strange Music Festival

Thiago Cury is at home in a multitude of sectors, from live and education to recorded and publishing: The Brazilian arts manager, musical producer and studied composition, he has been developing sound creations for cinema, theater, opera, dance, performance and art exhibitions since 1993, collaborating with Coffin Joe, Jorge Bodansky and Teatro da Vertigem amongst others. His music has been played at festivals like Festival Música Nova and Encompor amongst others and has won prizes, e.g. Concurso Nascente/USP, and been awarded at Festival Internacional de Cinema de Brasília, Festival de Teatro de Americana. In 2005 Thiago Cury founded ÁguaForte, a record label and publishing company, where he develops special projects in music, producing concerts, recording CDs and LPs, and publishing scores. In 2010 Thiago Cury worked as the Director of the Music Center of Funarte (Brazilian national foundation for the arts). In 2013 he created the Strange Music Festival in São Paulo ÁguaForte | thiagocury.com | strangemusicfestival.com (Photo: Julio Kohl)

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