A festival
unlike any Bremen
has ever seen.
Or heard.

The first big festival by the Weser for contemporary classical music. At the REALTIME International Festival for New Music you will experience thrilling and unusual sound art. You will encounter artists who represent contemporary music and who will take you into a world full of inspiring experiences.

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Encounter new music.

The artists who will meet in the hanseatic city of Bremen, at the REALTIME International Festival for New Music, have something in common: they are all developing something new. The audience can expect the unexpected, the exciting and uniqueness in encounters they will never forget.

Not your ordinary music festival.
A playful celebration of new sounds.

The REALTIME International Festival for New Music is one of a kind:
It brings outstanding artists from the field of contemporary classical music to a variety of Bremen venues.


Thursday 7th to Sunday 10th of May 2020.


A variety of venues at the heart of Bremen City.


Artists from Poland and Bremen and all around the world.

International. Interdisciplinary. Intercultural. Interesting!

For four whole days, we will celebrate the sheer variety of contemporary classical music.
In 2020 current works from the guest country, Poland, will be introduced.

The programme.
More contemporary music than ever.

From street performers to film showings: With the REALTIME International Festival for New Music, one of the biggest events contemporary sound art events in Germany will be coming to Bremen.

A versatile programme unites performance, concerts, poetry, dance and video installations, in a variety of locations of cultural interest of the Hanseatic city.


Detailed program coming soon