Voix nouvelles Academy for composers and performers

08/2018 Royaumont foundation – FR

© Benjamin Valade


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.

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


For composers – from 20 August to 9 September 2018
For performers – from 30 August to 9 September 2018


Public concerts
Soloists Voix nouvelles : 31 August  6:00 pm
Ensemble Voix nouvelles :  7  September 6:00 pm
Composers I:   8 September 5:30 pm
Composers II:  9 September 3:00 pm

© Benjamin Valade

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