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08/2023 Royaumont foundation – FR

Voix Nouvelles Academy 2023

The Voix Nouvelles Academy is open to composers and performers wishing to hone their skills in the interpretation of the contemporary repertory and presents a rare opportunity to progress under the guidance of world-famous composers and performers. 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, taking an active part in the elaboration of the work. The academy also gives the opportunity of composing and getting to a better knowledge of specific instruments. In its duration and its exceptional working conditions, the academy constitutes a unique forum for exchanges between composers, performers and thinkers.

Composer Tuomas Kettunen took part in the Voix Nouvelles Academy 2023 as part of his ULYSSES Journey.



Philippe LEROUX, composer (France)
Diana SOH, composer (Singapour)
DU YUN, composer (USA)
Ensemble Court-circuit (France)
Jean DEROYER, conductor (France)
Johanna VARGAS, soprano (Colombia)
Yaron DEUTSCH, guitar (Israel)


August 26 – September 4, 2023

  • 15 days of training – 105 hours
  • Public presentation on September 10

The Voix Nouvelles Academy is organised by La Fondation Royaumont and supported by the Fondation Daniel et Nina Carasso, the SACEM, le Groupe ADP, Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne, Christine Jolivet Erlih, Michèle Gagliano, and les Amis de Royaumont.


Organized in partnership with :
Divertimento Ensemble - IT, Gaudeamus - NL, HfMT- DE, IEMA - DE, impuls - AT, Ircam - FR, Mixtur - ES, Time of Music - FI, Ultima - NO, Warsaw Autumn - PL