Chamber music organisations, Ensemble Cymru, and
Sinfonia Cymru were supported by Wales Arts International to attend Classical:NEXT trade
show and conference in Vienna, Austria in May 2014.
Classical:NEXT is a leading annual event in the classical music world with this
year’s show attracting over 900 music professionals from all over the globe. Its
purpose is to foster innovation in the presentation and production of classical
music across the world. The 2014 edition was the 3rd Classical:NEXT
conference, which offered opportunity to do business at the trade fair for 170
exhibitors, 150 artists and 100 concert and festival promoters, while also
providing a select number of artists an opportunity to showcase their talent to
These organisations contributed to raising the profile of
Welsh Chamber music to others working in the sector, globally. The opportunity
to go to the market place and network with people from all over the world means
they have a much wider network of possible collaborators for taking their work
forward in the future.