(RE)SETTING THE STAGE: ORCHESTRAS & CONCERT HALLS IN A POST-PANDEMIC WORLD
As public officials, managers, presenters, board members, and other decision-makers navigate complex questions of when and how to responsibly return to performance activities in venues, The Global Leaders Program (GLP), The Spanish Association of Symphony Orchestras (AEOS) & Classical:NEXT joined forces to co-present — (Re)Setting The Stage — an open-enrollment webinar series exploring the future of orchestras and concert halls in a post-pandemic world. From public health to economics, from event production to communication strategy — with support from Fundación BBVA, each conversation convened a diverse group of industry experts to engage in examining next steps for the sector in a world transformed by social distancing.
Assessing the Global Situation: Orchestras & Concert Halls.Thursday, 7 May 202019:00h – 20:30h (UTC+01:00 Madrid Time)
Industry Experts:Benedikt Fohr (Hong Kong Philharmonic)Sophie Galaise (Melbourne Symphony Orchestra)Maria Grundtman (Swedish Performing Arts Association)Mark Pemberton (Association of British Orchestras)Juan Antonio Cuellar (Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia)
Protecting Audiences & Artists: Public Health.Thursday, 14 May 202019:00h – 20:30h (UTC+01:00 Madrid Time)
Public Health & Industry Experts:Anita Debaere (Perform. Arts Employers Association League Europe)
Ernest Khoo (Singapore Symphony Group)Anna Krivelyova (London-based Public Health Economist)Ana Mateo (Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Austurias)Veronique Mondini (Former Head of Artistic Projects Teatro del Lago)Nickolai Talanin MD (Former NCI Medical Researcher)
New Ways of Working: Artistry & Concert Production.Thursday, 21 May 202019:00h – 20:30h (UTC+01:00 Madrid Time)
Industry Experts:Valentina Carrasco (La Fura des Baus)Genevieve Cimon (National Arts Centre of Canada)Hobart Earle (Odessa Philharmonic)Angel Gil Ordóñez (Post-Classical Ensemble)Fabienne Krause (Classical:NEXT)Hugo Ticciati (O/MODƏRNT)
Engaging the Public to Return: Communication.Thursday, 28 May 202019:00h – 20:30h (UTC+01:00 Madrid Time)
Industry Experts:Jessica Lustig (21C Media)Jo Johnson (London Symphony Orchestra)Lawrence Perelman (Semantix Creative Group)Cristina Salvador (BOTH)Anne Midgette (Writer & Critic)Fabienne Morris (Intermusica)
Restoring Trust: Contracts & Cancellations. Thursday, 4 June 2020
19:00h – 20:30h (UTC+01:00 Madrid Time)
Industry Experts:Gary Ginstling (National Symphony Orchestra [USA])Marie-Josée Desrochers (Place des Arts Montréal)Jasper Parrot (HarrisonParrot)Martha Gilmer (San Diego Symphony)David Whelton OBE (Philharmonia Orchestra)
MidSummer Nights: Pathways for Festivals.
Thursday, 11 June 2020
Industry Experts:Fabienne Krause | moderator (Classical:NEXT)Alan Fletcher (Aspen Music Festival)Aleksander Laskowski (Chopin Competition)Marcelo Lopes (Campos do Jordão Festival)Antonio Moral (Granada Music & Dance Festival)Câline Yamakawa (Verbier Festival)
Governance for New Beginnings: Resilient Boards & Crisis Management.
Thursday, 25June 2020
How have recent and ongoing events evolved the roles and responsibilities of a Board? To what extent should a Board steer an organization’s strategy during crises? How can an organization build a resilient, crisis-proof Board?
Industry Experts:Katya Gorbatiouk | moderator (London Symphony Orchestra)
Christine F. Hunter (The Metropolitan Opera)
Bárbara Herrera de Garza (Escuela Superior de Música y Danza de Monterrey)
Brian C. McK. Henderson (Rockefeller Capital Management)
Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg (The New England Conservatory, The Orchestra of the Americas Group)
Janis Susskind OBE (London Symphony Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia, Britten Pears Arts, Boosey & Hawkes)
Veronica Wadley CBE (Arts Council London, Royal College of Music, London Music Fund)
Who You Are Before What You Do: Culture-First Organizations.
Thursday, 9 July 2020
How do arts leaders build cultures aligned with missions and values? – How can organizational culture support effective vision, strategy and operation? – What internal shifts can contribute to a more equitable and impactful arts sector?
Scott Harrison | moderator (BLUME Haiti | Detroit Symphony | LA Chamber Orchestra)
Jenny Bilfield (Washington Performing Arts)
Elena Muslar (Loyola Marymount University)
Julii Oh (Miami City Ballet)
Neeta Helms (Classical Movements)
Caen Thomason-Redus (Detroit Symphony)
Thursday, 23 July 2020
How are artists pushing the boundaries of performance?
Can spontaneity and flexibility make a permanent return to programming?
What does the life of a modern-day performer look like?
Maria Roberts | moderator (International Arts Manager Magazine)
Janet Cowperthwaite (Kronos Quartet)
Danae Dörken (Molyvos International Music Festival)
Albrecht Mayer (Berlin Philharmonic) Rafael Payare (San Diego Symphony)
Kenny Savelson (Bang On A Can)