The application call for the European project MERITA – where chamber Music, hERitage and TAlent meet – is now online! MERITA is an online and offline platform that increases the visibility and circulation of emerging European string quartets while promoting European cultural heritage. It is founded on the principles of innovation, training and development, promotion and sustainability.
experimentadesign is one of the 17 partners of this programme, the only representative of Portugal. The organisation is responsible for conceiving three residencies directed to three quartets, continuing to explore the relationship between classical music and contemporary culture.
Don’t miss the opportunity to be one of the 38 string quartets of this innovative programme, participating in:
and much more!
The call is open to professional string quartets with a maximum average age of 35 years old.
Send your application before December 15th 2022 11.59 pm. For more information please click here. Join us on a Zoom Q&A session on Tuesday, November 15th at 11 am.
The new European Project MERITA – where chamber Music, cultural hERItage and TAlent meet has won the European call Europa Creativa – European Platforms 2021 and has obtained a co-financing from the European Union, amounting to € 2.100.000. The Project lasts 3 years starting from September 2022 and involves 17 organizations coming from 12 different countries:
Le Dimore del Quartetto, Milan (Italy) – Leader, Comitato AMUR, Milan (Italy), European Historic Houses, Brussels (Belgium), EuAbout Lab ASBL – European Association for Research, Educational, Cultural and Social Innovation, Brussels (Belgium), ProQuartet – Centre européen de musique de chambre, Paris (France), Theocharakis Foundation, Athens (Greece), Stichting Strijkkwartet Biennale Amsterdam, Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Europa Nostra, The Hague (The Netherlands), Traces&Dreams, Stockholm (Sweden), Lofoten Internasjonale Kammermusikkfest, Oslo (Norway), University of Arts of Tirana (Albania), QEndra Event, Tirana (Albania), Julian Cochran Foundation, Warsaw (Poland), Beogradska Umetnička Nova Teritorija – Belgrade Artistic New Territory, Belgrade (Serbia), Kolarac – Zadužbina Ilije M. Kolarca, Belgrade (Serbia), Cadenza Arts Management Ltd., Budapest (Hungary), Experimenta – Associação para a Promoção do Design e Cultura de Projecto, Lisbon (Portugal)
MERITA develops on three areas, training, production and research, and is founded on the principles of innovation, training and development, promotion, sustainability
For more information about MERITA, please click here.