Cross-linx is curated by Frank Veenstra in cooperation with Tom Ketelaar, Robert Schaeffer, Guy van Hulst, Peter Sikkema, Neil Wallace and Ronald Spekle.
Cross-linx promotion: Alexandra de Groot (Eindhoven), Manon Breumelhof & Carmen Zuidema (Utrecht), Femke Meeuwissen (Rotterdam), Margriet van der Wal (Groningen) and Lieke Timmermans (coordination).
Cross-linx is an annual festival co-produced by Frits Philips Eindhoven Music Center in collaboration with pop music venue De Effenaar, De Oosterpoort, De Doelen and Vredenburg Music Center. The artistic mission statement of the festival is reflected in programs featuring international, innovative artists exploring the boundaries of new (classical) music and avant-garde pop music.For each edition, Cross-linx commissions a cutting-edge musician, composer or a pool of artists. Important productions from previous editions include 'Beukorkest gaat Kroslinks', feat. Gary Lucas & Kyteman (2010), 'Confessions' by Nico Muhly, Teitur & Holland Baroque Society (2009), 'Bauer Melody of 2006' by Bauer & Metropole Orchestra and Rock-linx Supergroup under musical supervision of John Cale (2005),Acts featured at earlier editions of Cross-linx include: Nico Muhly, The Ex, Kyteman, Eels, Gary Lucas, Yann Tierssen, Tindersticks, Michael Nyman, Zita Swoon, Holger Czukay, John Cale, Iva Bittova, Rhys Chatham, Kaada, Django Bates, Jacob TV, Nederlands Blazers Ensemble, Speedy J, Eboman, ASKO|Schönberg, Brodsky Quartet.