Classical:NEXT Publicizes 2022 Innovation Awards

Orquesta Filarmónica de Medellín


Germany’s Classical:NEXT is a worldwide networking and change hub devoted solely to classical and artwork music and its trade professionals. Internet hosting conferences, challenge pitches, concert events, and awards, it includes a neighborhood of hundreds from over 45 international locations.

The Orquesta Filarmónica de Medellín (Filarmed) was among the many three teams chosen for Classical:NEXT’s 2022 Innovation Award out of 20 teams who had been nominated by a committee of 15 music journalists from 13 international locations, who’re specialists on renewal and traits in classical music. 

The opposite recipients of the prize are Dying of Classical (DoC) from the U.S. which creates distinctive live performance experiences, reaches broader audiences, and provides voice to underrepresented composers and performers; in addition to Australia’s Ngarra-Burria, which builds bridges for First Nations musicians to additional develop their composing expertise and join with the artwork music sector.

“It feels nice that our colleagues within the broader world can see that what this system is doing is value endorsing. It is crucial right here [in Australia] for the explanation of gaining extra traction within the sector,” stated Ngarra-Burria’s founder, Dharug composer Christopher Sainsbury, based on ABC Information. “As Classical:NEXT reveals us, the world is endorsing new classical music from a broader vary of cultures and it has a future.”



“[It] has been our major motivation, to remain related and ask ourselves how we may help construct a greater society with what we are able to do: symphonic music,” stated Filarmed’s govt director, Maria Catalina Prieto within the press launch. “To be acknowledged like this at Classical:NEXT, an occasion that units the traits in classical music around the globe, is of utmost significance,” she added.

This yr, Classical:NEXT centered on collaboration and the networks which have allowed musicians to proceed to create significant work, particularly over the course of the pandemic.

“Just lately, matters akin to social inclusion, local weather change and variety have been within the highlight and organizations are exploring new collaborations in an effort to convey these to the forefront,” Classical:NEXT stated. “These efforts are opening up classical music to new themes, areas and folks, increasing the borders of the style.”