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Welcome to the ULYSSES Community platform, a one-stop website designed for young artists and organizations active in the field of new music.

This tool aims to offer a complete overview of what is going on in contemporary creation today, and has been designed to meet the specific need of institutions and artists in the field of new music. Learn more by reading our Mission Statement!

  • Open Call Mixtur 2017

    Festival Mixtur opens a call with the aim of promoting artistic and musical projects for the Festival Mixtur  in 2017 and 2018. Open Call Mixtur 2017 includes 3 different categories: CATEGORY 1: OPEN CALL FOR WORKS This category includes four different m...
  • ManiFeste-2017, the academy: application call

    MANIFESTE-2017, THE ACADEMY : APPLICATION CALL IS OPEN for composers, sound designers and computer-music designers       IRCAM invites leading composers Chaya Czernowin, Toshio Hosokawa and Alberto Posadas, and excellent musicians from Quatuor Diotima, Ensemble interco...
  • LIVE - International call for scores by mdi ensemble

    Mdi ensemble, in collaboration with Associazione per lo Studio e la Promozione della Musica Contemporanea –ASPMC and Associazione MusicAdesso of Milan, in the framework of SoW – Sound of Wander 2016, is pleased to announce its first international c...
  • ManiFeste-2016, the Academy – The Second week part II: Concerts

    After two weeks of rehearsals, time has come for the concerts.   On June 29, it was the Percussion Night at the CENTQUATRE with the concert of the Percussion Master Class led by Steven Schick. Eight young percussionists played works by John Luther Adams, Steve Reich and Philippe Leroux, ...
  • ManiFeste-2016, the Academy – The Second week! Part I

    The second and last week of ManiFeste, the Academy was full of events, discoveries, rehearsals and concerts. On Monday, the composition workshop for chamber music started at the CENTQUATRE, under the supervision of Rebecca Saunders.    Nef Curial @ CENTQUATRE     Suzann...
  • ManiFeste-2016, the Academy – The First week!

    Tens of young talented people talking in English, French, German about music, dance, circus: no doubt, ManiFeste-2016, the Academy has begun. On Monday, 20th, active participants and auditors arrived at IRCAM and got to know each other. Then setting up and rehearsals started at IRCAM, CENTQUATRE, Ce...
  • ManiFeste-2016, the Academy – Interview of Mikhail Malt

    In 1924, the Italian composer Ottorino Respighi created the symphonic poem Pini di Roma in which he added, during the third movement, a nightingale’s song recorded on a disc. For one of the very first time, electronics were not only used to listen to music, but to make it: the gramophone ...
  • ManiFeste-2016, the Academy – Scientific events

    What is the difference between an angry bear and a C#? None, according to our brain. Coming across a bear in a forest will make our heart rates increase to get ready to fight, our body sweat to regulate our temperature and get ready to run, our mouth shout, in a sudden ancient reflex to warn our kin...
  • ManiFeste-2016, the Academy – in the Spotlight: Beat Furrer

    When he was young, Beat Furrer hesitated between committing himself to visual arts or to music. In his hometown of Schaffhausen, Switzerland, where he first studied piano, he also discovered contemporary art and movements such as the Arte Povera, with which he still feels very close. ManiFeste-2016 ...
  • The Ensemble intercontemporain in ManiFeste-2016, the Academy

    If you were lucky enough to attend ManiFeste, the Academy last year as a member of the audience, a student, or an auditor, you certainly saw the Ensemble intercontemporain performing. And for good reason: the Ensemble, also know as EIC, has been the never-fallible partner of the Academy since its cr...