The Classical ME Summit is dedicated to identifying sustainable strategies for ensuring both a present and a future for the classical music industry, including the creation of a network of musicians that are oriented towards the development of new skills and competencies in relation to demands and evolution on the market, as well as in connection with their own needs.

Classical ME Musical Summit 2023 is built upon the theme of „Innovative Methods for a Sustainable Classical Music Industry: Balancing Sustainability and Unpredictability”.  

The second edition of the summit will take place between the 4th - 6th of November, at Timișoara Convention Center. 

The Classical ME Summit lineup includes experts like: Beat Fehlmann (German Orchestras Manager of the Year in 2022 and Manager of Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz), László Agoston (Hungary's most widely-read bloggers, recipient of the "Nordic Goodwill Ambassador" title from the joint embassies of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland), Prof. Dr. Daniel Sebastian Scholz (Professor of Musicians' Health, Psychologist, Licensed Behavioral Psychotherapist, and Musician - Joint Professorship of the University of Music and the University of Lübeck), Gerald Mertens (Director of UNISONO - German Orchestra Foundation and Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious magazine “das Orchester”), Yvan Boudillet (Vice President of Public Policy at Utopia Music), Adam Jeanes (Senior Relationship Manager for Music at Arts Council England), Shain Shapiro (PhD, Chairman of Sound Diplomacy, accomplished Author, Founder, Thought Leader, and Senior Executive), Federico Hernández (Associate Director at HarrisonParrott and Head of the Madrid Office; former Artistic Coordinator of the Spanish National Orchestra and manager at Conciertos Augusto)

The acces is free, but registration to this form is required to participate:

This project is part of the national cultural programme "Timișoara – European Capital of Culture in the year 2023" and is funded by the City of Timișoara, through the Center for Projects.

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