‘The Researching Orchestra’ at the Classical:NEXT 2018

Under the titel "The Researching Orchestra" I will chair a session at the Classical:NEXT conference  on May 17, 2018 in Rotterdam. I will talk about the steps the South Netherlands Philharmonic has taken to prepare for renewal and innovation. It is also the first opportunity to meet Prof. Peter Peters, the first professor for Innovation … Continue reading ‘The Researching Orchestra’ at the Classical:NEXT 2018

Chronicle of a digital era

The Oranjewoud festival - a small festival, based in the North of the Netherlands, under the artistic leadership of Yoram Ish-Hurwitz - is currently preparing an edition that will focus on the impact of the digital era on the arts  - and especially: classical music. The festival says: "Since the first edition in 2012, we have been … Continue reading Chronicle of a digital era

The Orchestra in Transition – A Pecha Kucha Presentation

The classical symphony orchestra is facing a fast changing environment. In order to survive it needs to adjust. Stefan Rosu's presentation describes how it can do so without losing its basic values. It gives an insight into how musicians and staff can act in that situation. The example used is that of the South Netherlands … Continue reading The Orchestra in Transition – A Pecha Kucha Presentation

Rosu & Zaman: How classical orchestras in Europe adapt to a changing environment

  Orchestral institutions are confronted with a fast changing environment. This article describes, how orchestras can react and how they can survive without giving away the central qualities of their culture. It shows developments by using the example of two very different European orchestras: Die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen (Germany) and The South Netherlands Philharmonic, based … Continue reading Rosu & Zaman: How classical orchestras in Europe adapt to a changing environment

Rosu: Zukunftsstrategien für Orchester

In German! Das Buch befasst sich mit der Frage, welchen Weg ein Berufsorchester beschreiten kann, um seine Existenz auch in Zukunft sicherzustellen. Die Ausgangsthese lautet dabei, dass eine bewahrende Herangehensweise für einen beträchtlichen Teil der Berufsorchester nicht ausreichen wird, um den Herausforderungen der Zukunft zu begegnen. In acht Kapiteln werden die wesentlichen Elemente und Ansätze vorgestellt, … Continue reading Rosu: Zukunftsstrategien für Orchester