Programme 2022

The 11th of the 11th in ‘s-Hertogenbosch: who wouldn’t want to be there? It is the day of the fourth edition of New Music Conference, which will again take place in the Verkadefabriek. Composers, musicians, music publishers, booking agents, label representatives and others working in new music and all related genres: we hope to welcome you again – and this time without the threat of lockdown!

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Panel text in Dutch During New Music Conference, we will go into great depth with some talks. But to get started, we would like to hear from two prominent people what their life as a composer in the Netherlands looks like in 2022. Martijn Padding and Anne-Maartje Lemereis represent two generations, in age, education and […]

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Shifting Boundaries: Music and Health Care

11 November 2022 | 11:45 - 12:45 Kleine Zaal

Situating Contemporary Music Practices Panel text in Dutch Contemporary music practice is in a state of flux and is increasingly becoming a hybrid praxis in which music becomes connected to other domains. Not only do musicians, composers and sound artists work beyond the boundaries of their own discipline, their work and research also explicitly relate […]

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Women composers versus the classical canon?

11 November 2022 | 11:45 - 12:45 Filmzaal 2

Panel text in Dutch A panel title with a question mark! So that this conversation will be more than a sigh around the observation that the female composer is practically invisible in the image of ‘the classical composer’. Led by Veerle Spronck, associate professor at HKU, the speakers on this panel will look at the […]

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Lunch & Connect

11 November 2022 | 12:15 - 13:30 Clubzaal

The best official networking moment during New Music Conference? Let’s Meet & Connect over lunch – accessible for everyone attending the conference and curated with the utmost attention by the conference team. Composers, musicians, managers, label owners, media professionals, journalists and festival organisers meet in a dedicated (lunch) setting.You can secure a spot for this […]

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Shifting Boundaries: Music and Landscape

11 November 2022 | 13:00 - 14:00 Kleine Zaal

Situating Contemporary Music Practices Panel text in Dutch Contemporary music practice is in a state of flux and is increasingly becoming a hybrid praxis in which music becomes connected to other domains. Not only do musicians, composers and sound artists work beyond the boundaries of their own discipline, their work and research also explicitly relate […]

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Music Rights on Tour, with Rembrandt Frerichs

11 November 2022 | 13:30 - 14:30 Filmzaal 2

Panel text in Dutch Many musicians and composers struggle with music and rights issues from time to time. What are copyright laws? What are neighbouring rights? Who should be registered at Buma/Stemra? Do I get money for live shows from Sena? When do I benefit from being a member of NORMA? To answer these questions […]

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Show yourself! Composers and (online) presentation

11 November 2022 | 13:30 - 14:30 Clubzaal

Panel text in Dutch Many composers are averse to online self-promotion. But what if you can do this in a way that completely suits you and your music? Creating an online presence is not always a matter of shouting louder. Besides, it can be a fun way to garner new commissions. Get inspired by this […]

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This is your composer speaking: Philip Venables

11 November 2022 | 13:30 - 14:30 Filmzaal 4

Panel text in Dutch Philip Venables, a British composer living in Berlin, will be interviewed by Anne La Berge, an American/Dutch composer and sound artist living in Amsterdam. Collaborative composer Philip Venables is described as “an arrestingly original musical personality” by Alex Ross in The New Yorker and “one of the finest composers around” by […]

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Shifting Boundaries: Music and Society

11 November 2022 | 14:15 - 15:15 Kleine Zaal

Situating Contemporary Music Practices Panel text in Dutch Contemporary music practice is in a state of flux and is increasingly becoming a hybrid praxis in which music becomes connected to other domains. Not only do musicians, composers and sound artists work beyond the boundaries of their own discipline, their work and research also explicitly relate […]

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Sounds Now: Freedom to Move, a Long Table exploration

11 November 2022 | 14:45 - 15:45 Clubzaal

Panel text in Dutch Can musical creation still flow freely? Freedom to Move is the name of a project by Sounds Now, which explores the dynamic between the freedom and boundaries of genre in relation to contemporary classical music. Swedish-Ethiopian singer and composer Sofia Jernberg is Freedom to Move’s Artistic Coach and focal point of […]

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This is your composer speaking: Steven Kamperman

11 November 2022 | 14:45 - 15:45 Filmzaal 4

Panel text in Dutch From November 2022 to February 2023, clarinetist and composer Steven Kamperman will take up residence at the Van Doesburgh House in the Paris suburb of Meudon. During his residency, Kamperman is working on two compositions closely intertwined with the Van Doesburgh House and the city of Paris: Paris En Fer (a composition for Calefax) and Ik […]

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Shifting Boundaries: Undistricting the musical field

11 November 2022 | 15:30 - 16:30 Kleine Zaal

Situating Contemporary Music Practices Panel text in Dutch Contemporary music practice is in a state of flux and is increasingly becoming a hybrid praxis in which music becomes connected to other domains. Not only do musicians, composers and sound artists work beyond the boundaries of their own discipline, their work and research also explicitly relate […]

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Have a chat with Performing Arts Fund NL

11 November 2022 | 15:45 - 17:00

What can the Performing Arts Fund NL do for you? Between 15:45 and 17:00 in Expeditie you can have a ten-minute chat with Annemieke Keurentjes and Bas Pauw about internationalization. The Performing Arts Fund NL is the national fund for professional music, (music) theatre and dance in the Netherlands. It supports artists, ensembles, and festivals […]

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New Composers Pitch

11 November 2022 | 16:00 - 17:15 Clubzaal

Young composers are presenting themselves and their work in the final hour of this year’s New Music Conference. Some of them are still studying at the Dutch conservatories, some have just graduated, all have been brought forward by their former teachers. Welcome them to the stage! Let’s see how they manage to pitch their art. […]

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Visit Eurydice, the VR experience

11 November 2022 | 11:00 - 18:00 Studio Tramkade

Last year, New Music Conference visitors visited composer Michel van der Aa’s VR installation Eight. Now production house Silbersee, director and artist Celine Daemen and composer Kate Moore are showing their latest VR creation, Eurydice. Celine Daemen is a director of transdisciplinary work. Her work can be situated at the intersection between theatre, music, visual […]

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