Classical:NEXT Expo Proclaims 2022 Innovation Award Longlist


The Classical:NEXT expo has launched the longlist for its 2022 Innovation Award — a prize that acknowledges musicians who’re working to assist current music in new methods, thus reaching bigger audiences.

In 2022, the group says that the main focus has been on collaboration and the networks which have allowed musicians to proceed to create significant work over the course of the pandemic.

“Not too long ago, matters akin to social inclusion, local weather change and variety have been within the highlight and organizations are exploring new collaborations as a way to carry these to the forefront,” Classical:NEXT mentioned of the nominations. “These efforts are opening up classical music to new themes, areas and other people, increasing the borders of the style.”

The longlisted nominees, who have been chosen by a panel of fifteen music journalists, are as follows:

  • Large hART for ‘The Acoustic Lifetime of Sheds’ (Australia)
    Nominated by Harriet Cunningham
  • CRM Musical Sculptures (Italy)
    Nominated by Gianluigi Mattietti
  • Loss of life of Classical (United States)
    Nominated by Brian Smart
  • Debussy NOW! (Hungary)
    Nominated by Máté Csabai
  • Edinburgh Worldwide Competition/ Leith Academy residency (UK)
    Nominated by David Kettle
  • Competition Artes Vertentes – Worldwide Arts Competition of Tiradentes (Brazil)
    Nominated by João Luiz Sampaio
  • Heartbeat Opera (United States)
    Nominated by Brian Smart
  • Jazz & Classical Encounters at Spier (South Africa)
    Nominated by Matthijs van Dijk
  • Musical Storytelling (Lithuania)
    Nominated by Rasa Murauskaitė
  • Nevis Ensemble (UK)
    Nominated by David Kettle
  • Ngarra Burria (Australia)
    Nominated by Harriet Cunningham
  • Opera Calcetin (Chile)
    Nominated by Romina de la Sotta
  • Orquesta Filarmónica de Medellín (Colombia)
    Nominated by Mauricio Pena
  • Patronato y Sociedad de Amigos de la OFUNAM (Mexico)
    Nominated by René Solís Brun
  • Spółdzielnia Muzyczna Up to date Ensemble (Poland)
    Nominated by Monika Pasiecznik
  • Symphony (“La Caixa” Basis) (Spain)
    Nominated by Lorena Jiménez Alonso
  • The Choral Hub (UK)
    Nominated by Steve Lengthy
  • The Kanneh-Mason Household (UK)
    Nominated by Jessica Duchen
  • Tutti a Santa Cecilia (Italy)
    Nominated by Gianluigi Mattietti
  • Vilnius New and Experimental Music Collection KONTAKTAS (Lithuania)
    Nominated by Rasa Murauskaitė

The winners might be decided by in style vote from members of the Classical:NEXT neighborhood.


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