The Euroradio Season is made up of series of predominantly live concerts and operas that are offered by Members, Associates and Approved Participants, curated by experts from within the EBU community, and broadcast each year from mid-September to mid-June. The objective is to give special attention to the highest quality music events from across the EBU membership.
The Season contains the following series:
Headline events in the musical season of a given hall or city are hand-picked for inclusion in this series and broadcast live whenever possible.
These are world-class productions offered by EBU broadcasters. As well as a general series that features individual productions from across the Membership, three special series are put together from the Vienna State Opera, the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, and principal opera houses in Italy, respectively.
The live relay of the Met's Saturday matinees from Lincoln Center in New York, every Saturday evening in Europe from December to late spring the following year.
The aim of this series is to give visibility and a platform to a select number of up-and-coming prominent performers at the start of their international careers, who deserve EBU radio organizations support. It includes instrumentalists and singers internationally relevant and diverse, with a maximum age of +/- 30 years old. More details are available in the Euroradio Top Young Performers Series Guidelines.
This is a journey of exploration, featuring the best kept musical secrets. This series aims at providing the means to increase the representation of cultural discoveries among EBU radio organizations. Among the concerts offered, there are outstanding concerts featuring performers and composers mainly known in the offering country that it is worth sharing with an international audience, and works never heard before on the stage.
These are the Christmas Music Day and Holy Week Music series, in which specially themed concerts are curated and sequenced for broadcast ahead of Christmas and Easter respectively.
In years featuring major anniversaries or other significant events, like the Beethoven 250 celebrations, special one-off series are also created.
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Euroradio Classical Music Group
Euroradio Members, Associates and Approved Participants