A festival

like this


has never

seen before.
Or heard.

The first big festival of contemporary classical music along the Weser. At the realtime – international festival for new music the audience experiences an exciting and unusual sound art. Encounters with artists who are representatives of contemporary music and the journey into a world of inspiring experiences are definitely part of it.


Encounter new music.

The artists who 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 unique in unforgettable encounters.

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

The realtime – international festival for new music is one of a kind:
Outstanding artists of contemporary classical music will perform at a variety of venues in Bremen.


The first realtime – international festival for new music will take place from Friday 22nd to Saturday 23rd October 2021 and Saturday 06th to Sunday 07th Novenber.


In Bremen! On the streets. On the tram. In museums. In theatres. In cafés. For four days the hanseatic city will be completely filled with contemporary classical music.


Artists and ensembles from the guest country Poland, from Bremen and from all around the world. This international variety promises a conglomeration of visual and acoustic excitement.

International. Interdisciplinary. Intercultural. Interesting!

On four full days we celebrate the diversity of contemporary classical music.
In 2021 the latest works from the guest country Poland will be presented.

The programme.
More contemporary music than ever.

From street performers to film screenings: With the realtime – international festival for new music, one of the biggest events of contemporary sound art in Germany will perform in Bremen.

A highly diverse programme combines performances, concerts, poetry, dance and video installations at a variety of locations of cultural interest in the hanseatic city.


Detailed programme coming soon.