CvA Changemakers

The Conservatorium van Amsterdam embarks on an interview series with inspiring artists, musicians and innovators who appeal to the imagination in terms of the sweet spot of artistry and social relevance. The interview series will be moderated by our Artist In Residence Gillian Moore.

Gillian Moore

Gillian Moore is a pioneer in the integration of education and artistic practice. She has been combating inequality in classical music for years, through initiatives such as the Southbank Centre's Women in Music programs, and its close relationship with Chineke!, “Europe's first majority black orchestra”. Read more


1 February 2024 | Davóne

'What does it mean to be a singer in 2024 and how can you foster change as an artist?'
In this first interview, Gillian Moore will ask classical singer Davóne questions about this theme. Davóne, heralded as a ‘singer of immense power and fervour’ and ‘one of the most powerful voices of our time’ (Los Angeles Times) will tell his personal story during this interview.

Day: 1 February 2024
Time: 17.30h
Duration: 50-60 minutes
Venue: Theaterzaal
Free entrance

About Davóne Tines
This next generation leader is a path-breaking artist at the intersection of many histories, cultures, and aesthetics and thus marks the perfect kickoff for CvA's groundbreaking interview series around current changemakers in music. More about Davóne.

Davóne Tines is changing what it means to be a classical singer - The New Yorker

Davóne performs with the Calder Quartet during the String Quartet Biennale at the Muziekgebouw Aan 't IJ Friday on February 2nd. More information.