From Radio Orchestras to Media Ensembles: Meeting the PSM Remit
26 February 2019 - EBU
Across Europe, EBU Members invest considerable resources in the employment of musicians and commissioning new music. These ensembles represent a major contribution to the cultural scene throughout the EBU area. However, in a mixed economy, also comprising independent orchestras and choirs, it is imperative to examine the distinctive positioning of public service media (PSM) ensembles.
This report captures the many ways in which performing groups are responding to this challenge, pushing the boundaries in pursuit of these values. It is shared to provide examples of best practice and promote further innovation and initiatives in this sector.