Professionals' programmes for music presenters in 2020


4 february 2020

Throughout 2020 Dutch Performing Arts collaborates with renowned Dutch festivals for the organisation of professionals' programmes. At the invitation of the organising festival, international presenters take part in a tailor-made programme. They will experience (new) Dutch work, meet Netherlands-based artists and companies, and attend pitch sessions and networking events.


We're pleased to share a first overview of this year's programmes for music presenters.

Rewire - 3-5 April 2020, The Hague
Professionals' programme: dates to be announced
Annual, international festival for adventurous music. Rewire offers a cutting-edge programme featuring over 100 events, including concerts, multidisciplinary performances, screenings, talks and workshops.

inJazz - 25 & 26 June 2020, Rotterdam
Professionals' programme: also on 25 & 26 June 2020
inJazz is the biggest annual Dutch jazz network event. The conference and festival programme includes panels, presentations, networking opportunities and showcases by Dutch and European musicians as well as master students from Dutch conservatories.

Wonderfeel - 17-19 July 2020, 's-Graveland
Professionals' programme: dates to be announced
Classical music festival staged in the midst of nature close to Hilversum. With more than 100 performances in three days, Wonderfeel is the perfect place for professionals from the cultural sector to discover musicians and programmes.

Gaudeamus Muziekweek - 9-13 September 2020, Utrecht
Professionals' programme: dates to be announced
Platform for young music pioneers. Gaudeamus presents, stimulates and supports the latest music with concerts and activities, such as the annual Gaudeamus Muziekweek festival, international co-productions and the Gaudeamus Award; leading the way in contemporary music.

November Music - 6-15 November 2020, ‘s-Hertogenbosch
Professionals' programme: 12-14 November 2020
Ten-day new music festival presenting contemporary composed, jazz & new world music, sound installations, and interdisciplinary productions. International new music conference held on 13 November 2020.

More coming soon


More programmes and exact dates of the professionals' programmes will be announced soon.

Want to participate?


To participate or for more information, please contact Susanne Moed, programma manager at Dutch Performing Arts, via [mailto:s.moed@dutchperformingarts.nl s.moed@dutchperformingarts.nl] or the aforementioned festivals.
Sabrina Starke at inJazz. Photo: Eric van Nieuwland
Sabrina Starke at inJazz. Photo: Eric van Nieuwland
foto: Vika Strawberrika via Unsplash
foto: Vika Strawberrika via Unsplash
Clockwise from the left: Nicole Beutler, Nana Adjoa, Astrid Boons, TENT
Clockwise from the left: Nicole Beutler, Nana Adjoa, Astrid Boons, TENT
The grant recipients, clockwise on the photo: Anoek Nuyens, Strijbos & van Rijswijk, Naomi Velissariou, Slagwerk Den Haag, Katja Heitmann, Tin Men & The Telephone, Arno Schuitemaker, Ensemble Klang.
The grant recipients, clockwise on the photo: Anoek Nuyens, Strijbos & van Rijswijk, Naomi Velissariou, Slagwerk Den Haag, Katja Heitmann, Tin Men & The Telephone, Arno Schuitemaker, Ensemble Klang.
Clockwise, starting top-left: Dunja Jocic, Naomi Velissariou  Club Gewalt and Thomas Azier
Clockwise, starting top-left: Dunja Jocic, Naomi Velissariou Club Gewalt and Thomas Azier
Photo: Tim van Bentum
Photo: Tim van Bentum
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