Discover and promote the new generations
creating contemporary music

Inspired by the grand tours of classical musicians travelling through Europe and the goals of training and enriching the practices of young musicians, the ULYSSES Network brings together 13 European institutions for the promotion and professionalization of young composers. With the ULYSSES Ensemble, the ULYSSES Network reached a new peak last year, concentrating its efforts on young performers in the domain of new music. The ULYSSES Ensemble will tour from April through September 2018, visiting several European academies (IDEA - International Divertimento Ensemble Academy, Royaumont, ManiFeste, Gaudeamus, IEMA).

With the support of the ULYSSES Network, supported by the European Union’s Creative Europe program.

The ULYSSES Ensemble consists of 14 musicians: 1 flute, 1 oboe, 1 clarinet, 1 bassoon, 1 horn, 1 trumpet, 1 trombone, 1 piano, 1 percussion, 2 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello, 1 double bass.

Travel fees incurred within Europe, housing expenses and meals will be paid for applicants selected for the ensemble

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Call Open until November 20, 2017

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