Call for Abstracts

The Call for Abstracts is now closed.

The festival conference of music performance and artistic research will take place on September 1–3, 2021 in Tallinn. The conference will be held in the new, state-of-the-art performance complex at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, which was opened in 2019 to mark the Academy’s centenary. The conference language is English. The text of the Abstract should not exceed 500 words. Please note that all successful applicants must register for the conference.

It is likely that this year’s conference will take place in hybrid form, with both online and in-person participation. 

Forms for presentations are recital, lecture-recital and paper:

A RECITAL is a musical performance (solo or chamber music), which will last 40 minutes (this should include a 10-minute research introduction). There will be an additional 10 minutes for questions and comments. The music performed is expected to include or closely relate to the contents of the participant’s doctoral degree or current research.

A LECTURE-RECITAL will last 40 minutes, plus an additional 10 minutes for questions and comments. The music performed is expected to include or closely relate to the contents of the research the participant is currently conducting.

A PAPER should present artistic research and be no longer than 20 minutes, with an additional 10 minutes for questions and comments.