Voix nouvelles Academy 2018

08/2018 Royaumont foundation – FR


The Académie Voix Nouvelles is open to composers and performers wishing to hone their skills in the interpretation of the contemporary repertory.


For composers, it recreates the complete process of creation of a new work, in professional conditions: commission, composition, rehearsals, concert, under the supervision of internationally renowned tutors belonging to different aesthetics. It calls on the leading ensembles to rehearse and perform the works and to advise and interact with the composers.


The performers will benefit from the advice of the expert musicians of the guest ensembles in individual classes rehearsing chamber or solo repertory. They will make up an ensemble that will rehearse and perform in concert emblematic works from the contemporary literature as well as some of the work produced by the composers of the workshop.


In its duration and its exceptional working conditions, the academy constitutes a unique forum for exchanges between composers, performers and thinkers. Several specialists in the domains of management, musical production economics, author rights, the record industry, radio and journalism will also be invited.


For composers – from 20 August to 9 September 2018
18 days of training


For performers – from 30 August to 9 September 2018
10 days of training


In cooperation with
Maura Lanza, composer
Alberto Posadas, composer,
Philippe Hurel, composer,
Meitar Ensemble
Ensemble Exaudi
Pierre-André Valade, conductor


Final concerts :
Soloists Voix nouvelles : Fenêtre sur cour(s) 31 August  6:00 pm

Ensemble Voix nouvelles : Fenêtre sur cour(s)  7  September 6:00 pm

Composers I: Fenêtre sur cour(s)  8 September 5:30 pm

Composers II: Fenêtre sur cour(s) 9 September 3:00 pm


ULYSSES Commissions : Liisa Hirsch

ULYSSES Commissions : Bertrand Plé and Zeno Baldi

Masterclass Percussion

ULYSSES Ensemble Tour 2018 - 1st Stop