COMING UP: First symposium MCICM – Rehearsing Orchestral Innovation.

The researchers of the MCICM: from left to right: Prof. Peter Peters (NL), Veerle Spronck (NL, Ties van der Werff (NL) Imgoen Eve (AUS), Denise Petzold (D) Karoly Galindo Molina (MEX), Neil Smith (UK) The Maastricht Centre for the Innovation of Classical Music (MCICM) invites all interested parties to attend the first public symposium titled … Continue reading COMING UP: First symposium MCICM – Rehearsing Orchestral Innovation.

MCICM’s new leader asks to share experiences and knowledge

Together with Veerle Spronck and Prof. Peter Peters, I presented first results of the academic research of the MCICM and future projects of the Institute at the Classical:NEXT in Rotterdam today. Most importantly Peter asked the audience present to share their experiences and knowledge with the institute. The MCICM welcomes to receive information about all … Continue reading MCICM’s new leader asks to share experiences and knowledge

‘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

Peter Peters will lead the MCICM

The search procedure for the first professor to lead the Maastricht Center for the Innovation of Classical Music was succesful: Dr. Peter Peters will become the first personality to lead the institute as Distinguished University Professor for Innovation in Classical Music from september 1st, 2018 onwards.   My warmest congretulations to Peter. This is an excellent choice and … Continue reading Peter Peters will lead the MCICM

Search procedure for the first professor for Innovation of Classical Music

I reported earlier about my initiative to found the Maastricht Center for the Innovation of Classical Music as a cooperation between the University of Maastricht, Hogeschool Zuyd and the South Netherlands Philharmonic. Today the search for the personality to become the first Professor on Innovation of Classical Music started. Here is the full profile of … Continue reading Search procedure for the first professor for Innovation of Classical Music

The launch of the MCICM is a reason to celebrate

How it all started   It all started about 30 months back: On October 31st, 2014. I had a meeting with  Prof. Luc Soete, rector magnificus of the University of Maastricht. And in that meeting I talked for the first time about my idea to create an institute in which academic research would lead to new approaches … Continue reading The launch of the MCICM is a reason to celebrate

Centre for Innovation of Classical Music settles in Maastricht

On April 19, 2017 the University of Maastricht, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences and the South Netherlands Philharmonic officially launched the Maastricht Centre for the Innovation of Classical Music (MCICM). The initiative for the MCICM was taken by Stefan Rosu, intendant of the South Netherlands Philharmonic. The Centre is a worldwide unique initiative. The MCICM … Continue reading Centre for Innovation of Classical Music settles in Maastricht