The 2016 eeemerging selection
12 ensembles take part in the 2016 eeemerging programme
The 8 eeemerging co-organizers have selected 6 ensembles that will join 2016 eeemerging programme for their first year of support. Among the 47 applicants, 14 ensembles were auditionned in September 2015 and 4 were selected : Prisma, The Goldfinch Ensemble, The Curious Bard and I Discordanti. Consone Quartet and Nexus Baroque won the York Early Music International Young Artists Competition in July 2015, consequently they joined directly the 2016 programme.
In the framework of this programme, these 6 ensembles will be provided several residencies at the co-organizers and will attend trainings on promotion, communication, administration, artistic and staging trainings. They will perform at the co-organizers and the eeemerging partners.
The 6 ensembles selected in 2015 performed during the eeemerging Festival on the 3 and 4 October in Ambronay. 4 of them have been selected for a second year of support : Repicco, Sollazzo Ensemble, BarrocoTout, Les Contre-Sujets. For this occasion, Repicco won the Audience Award.
Seconda Pratica and Voces Suaves will benefit a third year of support, involving residencies, concerts and Ambronay Editions label record of a CD as part of the Young Ensembles collection.