"Who Said France Was Not Up for Business? "

Examples in live classical music production

Benoit Rebus photo by Jean Baptiste Millot
Emmanuelle Vassal
Marie Hédin-Christophe
Charles Adriaenssen
  • event type:Classical:NEXT 18 off C:N Presentation
  • date:18 May 2018
  • time:15:45 - 16:45
  • city/area:Rotterdam
  • venue:Conference Room 1 (fourth floor), De Doelen
  • country:Netherlands
  • event submitted by:Piranha Arts

Moderated by Marie Hédin-Christophe (France), managing director, FEVIS

With Benoît Rébus (France), head of strategic partnerships, Qobuz
Emmanuelle Vassal (France), general manager, Concert de la Loge
Charles Adriaensen (France), founder, Outhere

New sources of income, sharp understanding of the international market, private sponsoring, startups targeting private companies to find new concert or event opportunities… Today, there are many ways to adjust to fierce competition and cuts in public subsidies. Although public funding will always remain a key aspect of the classical music economy in France to guarantee diversity, support artistic risk taking, and ensure broad outreach to all citizens, music actors are ready to challenge old ways and test, try, jump in. Even in live production.