Ensemble for New Music Tallinn

Attending the Classical:NEXT with the largest Estonian delegation

Estonian delegation will be taking part of Classical:NEXT 2022 which takes place in Hannover, Germany from the 17th till 20th of May

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.

We are honored to be participating with the largest Estonian delegation at Classical:NEXT this year. Estonia is well represented in the official program, which includes three conference sessions and Ensemble for New Music Tallinn in the music programme. 

The following people are available for meetings: 

Ave Tölpt and Jaanika Lillemaa (Music Estonia), Greten Lehtmaa, Taavi Hark (Estonian Music Information Centre), ​​Lennart Sundja (Tallinn Culture & Sports Department), Kristjan Hallik (ERSO), Janne Jakobson (Tallinn Chamber Orchestra), Esper Linnamägi and Anneli Ivaste (The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir), Maarit Kangron and Tuuli Metsoja (Eesti Kontsert), Kristjan Nõlvak (Scoremusic), Heigo Teder (Tartu 2024), Märt-Matis Lill ja Mari-Liis Rebane (Estonian Composers Union); Merylin Poks; Kaie Tanner (Estonian Choral Association); Iti Teder (Veljo Tormis Virtual Center) and Ivo Lille (Estonian Ministry of Culture).

Estonian programme at Classical:NEXT 2022

On May 18th, Lennart Sundja from the Tallinn Culture and Sports Office will chair the discussion of UNESCO Music Cities  UNESCO City of Music Meet Up. Can a City Shape the Future of Classical Music and Creativity”, together with Hannover and Liverpool. On the same evening, the Ensemble for New Music Tallinn led by Arash Yasdan will perform as part of an official showcase program.


On May 19th, Ave Tölp (Director of Music Estonia) will coordinate the  “Export Initiatives Meet Up. Supporting the Relaunch of International Music Export and Touring”. On the same day, the panel Crisis as an Accelerator for Cultural Processes. The Necessity of a Flexible Mindset in Large Music Organisations” is chaired by Kristjan Hallik, Director of ERSO.

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