New Beginnings | 8 & 9 May 2021

New Beginnings is a festival of new and daring works, made by the graduating classes of Codarts Composition.

During this two-day online festival (8 & 9 May 2021), the new generation of Codarts composers will showcase a selection of works that they have been working on during their studies. With no less than 12 world premieres, featuring online installations, online immersion, along with ensembles working in expanding traditions in classical, jazz and beyond. This is shaping up to be a fantastic and eclectic mix of the next generation in music.

Online broadcast: New Beginnings | Composers Festival Day 1,
Saturday 8 May 2021, 11:30-21:00.

Online broadcast: New Beginnings | Composers Festival Day 2,
Sunday 9 May 2021, 10:45-21:00.


The Composition interfaculty of Codarts merges contemporary classical, jazz and electronic composition curricula into an education which provides students not only with the opportunity to discover various music styles and technical possibilities, but also challenges them to develop their own authentic vision on the profession. The study programme rests on a sound base of excellent technical knowledge and tradition, supported by a team of professional teachers.