Call For Proposals For Classical:NEXT 2024 Is Now

Call for Proposals 2024

Classical:NEXT 2024 has open its search for the best, brightest and most forward-looking artists, projects, conference topics from all corners of the classical and art music world! From 1 September until 6 October 2023 all music professionals are invited to submit their proposal for a Live Performance, a Conference Session or a Project Pitch for Classical:NEXT 2024, 13–17 May in Berlin, Germany.

All proposals will be considered by an independent jury of international experts – guaranteeing a neutral yet informed selection process.

Berlin Calling
One of the special things about Classical:NEXT is that the programme is made and selected by the community for the community. For each edition, a jury of international art music professionals selects the Showcases, Conferences and Project Pitches.

Are you interested in performing at one of our Showcase stages, in pitching your project to the international Classical:NEXT delegates or in presenting your topic as part of our Conference programme? Then make sure to submit your proposal via There you will find all necessary details for your submission with hints and tips for how to apply.

We are looking forward to your proposals from all corners of the classical and art music world. It doesn't matter if it is early or contemporary, traditional or experimental, most importantly it's heading "NEXT". Present your topics or projects and share your expertise with the Classical:NEXT delegates in our conference programme.

Why Submit a Proposal?

- Showcase Your Ideas and Innovations: Present new formats, projects, and ideas to an international community.

- Expand Your Network: Connect with fellow creatives, industry professionals, and potential collaborators.

- Global Visibility: Gain exposure on an unparalleled scale and reach a diverse audience of international professionals and classical music enthusiasts.

- Shape the Future: Influence the direction of classical and art music by sharing your unique perspective and expertise.

Jury Announcement: Coming Soon!
Stay tuned for the announcement of our esteemed jury – a group of distinguished individuals who will carefully evaluate each submission and curate an extraordinary programme for Classical:NEXT 2024.

article posted by:Gideon Elfgen, Piranha Arts