Supported by the Creative Europe programme, EEEMERGING+ is an innovative European project dedicated to young Early Music ensembles.The National Centre for Early Music is one of nine European partners collaborating on the scheme: the Ambronay Cultural Encounter Centre (France), who are project leaders; the Athens Conservatoire (Greece); the National Forum of Music, Wrocław (Poland); the Torroella Festival of Montgrí (Spain); the International Händel-Festspiele, Göttingen (Germany); the Fundazione Ghislieri, Pavia (Italy); the Festival Kvarner, Opatija (Croatia); the Riga Early Music Centre (Latvia); and the National Centre for Early Music, York (UK).

EEEmerging Plus Creative Europe
The aims of EEEMERGING+ are:
  • to identify and select talented young ensembles and to develop their international career (with residencies, concerts, training and promotion)
  • to foster the artists' drive towards innovation (by employing new technologies, innovative solutions for audience development and new forms of performance)
  • to nurture and encourage the expansion of a community of artists, partners, professionals and audiences.

There are 10 ensembles currently in the scheme: Caladrius, Cantoría, Cembaless, filoBarocco, Into the Winds, La Camerata Chromatica, La Palatine, Palisander, Sarbacanes and The Butter Quartet - who won the EEEMERGING+ prize at the York Early Music International Young Artists Competition , giving them direct access to the scheme.

Palisander joined us for a residency in December 2020 and will return for another residency in April.

filoBarocco are scheduled to join us for a residency in May 2021 and to give a concert as part of Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival.

The NCEM is available to hire for anniversaries, birthday parties, wedding receptions, conferences, dinners and musical events.