Every year on 21 March, a variety of events are offered by participants across the globe, all celebrating the many faces of Early Music. Concerts, masterclasses, videos... anyone can add their own contribution, making it a meeting place for audiences and professionals!

A global, participative celebration of Early Music
Early Music Day 2022 marked the return of live music in concert halls after two years of Covid, with around 70% on-site events. Online contributions are still the heart of the celebration, with worldwide participants creating a strong sense of community among Early Music lovers!


Throughout the year, REMA organises conferences that address the sector’s needs and provide participants with a place to meet, work together, learn from inspiring experiences and address common challenges as a group.

A variety of events focused on key topics for the field REMA conferences can be members-only or open to a wider audience of professionals when they are focused on a specific country (regional meetings) or field of activity (sectorial meetings). Lasting from 1 to 4 days, they usually take place at the invitation of a member and provide a comprehensive overview of the host’s activities and areas of expertise. Activities include panels, workshops, keynotes, networking opportunities, concerts and project presentations.


Every two years, REMA puts under the spotlight the projects that reflect the vision and versatility of today’s Early Music actors.

A celebration of the whole Early Music sector In 2022, REMA offers a new version of its REMA awards, with around 15 categories of prizes given to projects that have contributed significantly to the Early Music Field sector and its development. A wide Jury of specialists from the sector and from the cultural sphere has been created to assess over 100 entries. THE REMA Awards goals are to - Reinforce the sector’s activities, internally and in relation to the rest of the world - Give more visibility to Early Music as research-oriented music and its stakeholders - Reward relevance over a subjective appreciation of artistic quality - Support projects that build a sustainable future for Early Music - Support excellence in performance and research - Reward innovative approaches on 1000 years of common heritage The 2022 laureates will be revealed during a ceremony that will take place in Dublin on 24 November, at the invitation of the Irish Baroque Orchestra.

REMA REMAin Connected

Since 2020, these free, online sessions related to the performing arts and early music field in general, are open to the entire sector.

Online REMA sessions open to all
The REMAin Connected online sessions are now a staple of the network to keep the connection between members in-between conferences, dedicate space to specific topics, and involve the wider Early Music community in the process. Around three meetings are organised each year.


After a first edition in 2020, organised in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the European Early Music Summit is back for a second edition, from 30 November to 3 December 2023, at Bozar (Brussels) and the Concertgebouw (Bruges).

How can we embrace the bigger picture of research, education, performance and creation? How will we redefine what we see as dissemination, influences and schools in a more open, inclusive and balanced world? These 3 days of activities, concerts, meetings and workshops are open to the entire music sector - join us in shaping the future of the early music world!



Young professionals in Early Music are facing new challenges, as we frantically search for a ‘new normal’ when it comes to finding work opportunities, meeting potential business partners and developing their activity. The pandemic has had many repercussions on the way we work, interact with each other, enjoy or produce music. REMArkable addresses the urgent need to support the newest professionals in the sector, making them feel welcome and equip them with the right tools to navigate the field. In order to enhance the professional integration of the next early music generation, REMA is initiating a new support scheme for young professionals (ensembles, programmers, researchers) to build their capacities and help them launch their activities on the international scene. The goal is for the beneficiaries to better understand the general challenges of the sector and their own position in it, get an informed opinion on their role as artists or venues in society, their relation to audiences, and tackle social questions.