CLASSICAL:NEXT 2013 * Classical:NEXT Gets Underway in Vienna
30-05-13: The second edition of WOMEX's sister event Classical:NEXT, the professionals' forum for classical music, is currently underway. More than 800 international classical music professionals from 40 countries have come to the Austrian capital to shape the future of classical music.
Guests were officially welcomed at a gala concert last night which featured a keynote speech from violin star Daniel Hope and a performance by violinist Benjamin Schmid. Over the next three days, delegates will do business, make contacts, and discuss the latest topics in the classical music industry in conference sessions with international experts while evenings will be filled cinematic and musical showcase delights.
(Photo: Eric van Nieuwland)
- article submitted by:Anna Pötzsch, Piranha Arts Womex