PARA UMA CULTURA SUSTENTÁVEL NA EUROPA

Jump Start

Artistic Residencies for Artists and Musicians

Production of multidisciplinary site-specific landscape performance

The production of a multidisciplinary site-specific landscape inspired on the European classic Don Quixote and facing a cross disciplinary approach with music, circus and performing arts with light design and ephemeral stages. The process starts with a new composition for the concrete topic, facing a connection with orchestra performance with clown.

Artistic residencies for the performing part will take place in Sevilla (Spain) and the last leg of the process will be connected to the orchestra academy, where the performance will premiere in Guarda (Portugal), a candidate city for the European Capital of Culture 2027. The premiere will be followed by a tour that includes the cities of two Sounds of Change partners: in Sevilla (Noletia, Spain) and Koblenz (International Music Festival Koblenz, Germany).


Production of small-scale opera performance

Sounds of Change greatest challenge will be the creation of a new operatic work for which a Librettist, a total of 20 jumpstart artists and 120 emerging musicians active in the field of opera and ballet, are encouraged to apply for through open calls which will be published according to the project’s schedule.

Artistic residencies for the performing part will take place in Novi Sad (Serbia) and the last leg of the process will be connected to the last orchestra academy, where the new opera piece will be presented for the Sounds of Change project’s closing performance in Nova Gorica (Slovenia), the European Capital of Culture 2025.