Contemporary Music in Germany

16 May, 2023

Die Berliner Szene
©Adam Berry

The infrastructure of contemporary music in Germany is remarkable in its complexity and diversity. With its decentralised funding structure, cultural federalism contributes to a broad spectrum of activities, from large international events in metropolitan areas to small workshops by local initiatives in rural areas.

This page gives an overview of the contemporary music scene in Germany. In addition to a guide that covers its structures, independent ensembles, festivals and networks, you will find a compilation of articles and portraits from the local contemporary music scene.


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