Classical:NEXT 2024

Location: Berlin, Germany

Classical:NEXT is the global networking and exchange hub dedicated exclusively to classical and art music, for all professionals – artists, managers, presenters, orchestras, labels, educators, press, media, publishers and more. Classical:NEXT consists of an interactive conference, project pitches, showcase concerts, expo, innovation award and networking. By taking part in Classical:NEXT, you join over 1,000 professionals from more than 45 countries worldwide.

Music Estonia, in collaboration with the Estonian Music Information Centre (EMIC), coordinates the Estonian delegation at the international classical and contemporary music showcase festival and conference, Classical:NEXT 2024. It remains the sole platform for annual gatherings and network expansion for both emerging and established professionals in this field. Additionally, we aim to organize, for the first time, a pre-fair networking event in Berlin with selected professionals from the German music sector. This networking event is targeted towards our music industry professionals who are part of the C:N 2024 delegation. We are working alongside local partners such as the Berlin Music Commission and the Estonian Embassy in Berlin

Co-organizers include the Estonian Music Information Centre, Tallinn the City of Music UNESCO, with Klassikaraadio and the Latvian Music Information Centre as partners. Reception presenters are Fienta, Punch, Muhu Pagarid and Bon Vegan. Stand supporters Euronics, Valge Klaar, Sound Studio. Project is supported by Estonian Culture Ministry and Tallinn City of Music

Meet the Estonian delegation:

Music Estonia: director Ave Sophia Tölpt  ja project manager Greete Paršin

Collaboration partners:

Estonian Music Information Centre: Taavi Hark, Maria Rostovtseva
Estonian Public Broadcasting, Classical Radio: Lisete Velt
Fienta: Liina Amon, Kätlin-Carolin Noormägi, Laura Välja


Birgitta Festival: Lennart Sundja
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir: Anneli Ivaste
Jazz Estonia: Elo-Liis Parmas
Estonian Concert Agency: Lauri Aav
Kristjan Kannukene
Scoremusic: Kristjan Nõlvak, Mariliis Nõlvak
Tallinn Music Week: Kertu Süld
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra: Janne Jakobson
Veljo Tormis Virtual Centre: Iti Teder, Eva Karo
Voces Tallinn: Teele Utt

Find us:  

Monday, 13 May at 16–18 Estonian networking apéro @ Embassy of the Republic of Estonia in Berlin

Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday 14–16 May at 14 Scoremusic Intro @ Colosseum Berlin, stands 14–15, 25

Wednesday, 15 May at 12–13 Estonian and Latvian reception @ Colosseum Berlin, stands 14–15, 25

Wednesday, 15 May at 14:15–15:45 Panel: Exporting Classical and Contemporary Music Today (Ave Sophia Tölpt, Director of Music Estonia) @ Colosseum Berlin, more info: HERE


See the brochure HERE.