Inspired by regional musical, literary, poetic and artistic traditions, interpreted through the eyes of an outsider working in each host region the project will deliver a series of festivals for showcasing the new works, alongside workshops, master-classes and debates that connect participants and audiences. The project will also establish a professional development programme and an online resource for musicians and artists seeking new ways to collaborate and experiment. Created with the intention of engaging modern audiences that may not have experienced contemporary classical music the project will seek to reshape the perception of taught musicianship by showing its role in a shared European identity, embracing the emergent experience economy and moving the performance space from the concert hall to found spaces and the public realm.
Moving Classics partners are Curated Place, Cycle Music and Art Festival, Pinquins and the South Iceland Chamber Choir. More information about the programme on the Moving Classics Website.
Moving Classics is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, Arts Council England, Arts Council Norway, Kopavogur Council and SASS.