August 2019

Programme Proposals 2020

Classical:NEXT 2020 Call for Proposals for the showcases, conference and project pitches is now closed!

Classical:NEXT conducts its annual hunt for the best and brightest in classical and art music. To offer an exceptional programme, Classical:NEXT assembles a handpicked selection of artists, speakers and projects each edition. Every year, we call for outstanding “NEXT” artists, projects, future-oriented topics and interactive conference formats from every corner of the classical music world.

The Jury

Every year, the Classical:NEXT Jury selects the Showcases, Conferences and Project Pitches that make up the Programme for the upcoming edition. The eight members and two specialist Club Curators hand-pick the most promising and innovative ideas.

September 2019

Programme Proposals - Deadline

The Call for Proposals is now closed and it's over to the Jury. The selected programme will be revealed soon.

November 2019

Registrations Open

Join 1,300+ classical music professionals from 45 countries and get the maximum in global knowledge sharing and networking in the minimum amount of time. The earlier you register the more you can make of Classical:NEXT!
Registration is now open!

January 2020

Smart Rate Deadline

Make sure to register before the deadline to secure the best price. Fees will increase after the Smart Rate.

Promote Yourself

Don't forget to increase your visibility by advertising online with a banner on our website, in the Classical:NEXT Guide and Pocket Schedule, and also by having your promotional material in the Classical:NEXT bags or an exclusive place on our most indispensable items: the Classical:NEXT wristband or lanyard.

March 2020

Registrations Continue

Take the opportunity to get together and exchange with 1,300 classical music professionals!

April 2020

Late Rate Deadline

May 2020

Sprint Rate Deadline

Classical:NEXT 2020

Classical:NEXT, the biggest and most essential annual meeting for classical and art music, returns to Rotterdam in 2020. Enabling art music professionals from all sectors to work better together, join Classical:NEXT to take part in increasing relevance and effectiveness in both business and creative aspects of the industry, as well as in society as a whole.