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Airborne Extended

Airborne extended (c) Nevena Tsvetkova

Airborne Extended seems to be a suitable name for the ensemble given that their instruments have an inherent etherical sound quality about them. They range from harp and harpsichord to a selection of ten recorders and four flutes. The ensemble’s extremely unusual … read more »

Alma

Alma have fitted traditional folk music in some modern clothes, yet without dressing it up as something it isn’t: Julia Lacherstorfer, Matteo Haitzmann, Marlene Lacherstorfer, Evelyn Mair and Marie-Theres Stickler play the violin, the double bass and the accordion, they sing and … read more »

BartolomeyBittmann

BartolomeyBittmann (c) Max Parovsky

The bridge that the two string musicians Matthias Bartolomey (cello) and Klemens Bittmann (violin, viola, mandola) draw in their diversified musical renditions, ranges from classically-oriented chamber music, through various sidesteps towards jazz, to accents of rock and pop. As BartolomeyBittmann they share … read more »

Berauer, Johannes

Johannes Berauer, Portraitfoto © Frank G. Brody

Johannes Berauer – a former student of Jazz legend Bob Brookmeyer – studied composition and Jazz piano at the New England Conservatory and Berklee College in Boston, as well as the Anton Bruckner Private University in Linz. Johannes Berauer effortlessly navigates around … read more »

Black Page Orchestra

Blackpage Orchestra (c) Igor Ripak

Named after a composition by Frank Zappa, the Black Page Orchestra has emerged as one of the most promising young ensembles in Austria within just a few years. Key to this is its consistent search for radical, uncompromising, and sometimes provocative pieces … read more »

Breinschmid, Georg

Georg Breinschmid, Portraitfoto © Julia Wesely

Georg Breinschmid was born in 1973 and lives in Vienna. He is one of the leading Austrian jazz musicians on the international scene. Breinschmid studied classical bass at Vienna University. As a student he worked as a substitute in the big Viennese … read more »

Chernyshkov, Alexander

Chernyshkhov, Alexander © Alexander Chernyshkhov

Alexander Chernyshkov is a composer, performer and improviser. Born in Russia, he grew up in Verona, Italy. In 2014 graduated at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien with Chaya Czernowin and Karlheinz Essl, and at the Kunstuniversität Graz with Clemens Gadenstätter. … read more »

Ciciliani, Marko

Marko Ciciliani, Portaitfoto © Ciciliani

Marko Ciciliani is a composer, performer, researcher and audiovisual artist based in Austria. The focus of Ciciliani’s work lies in the composition of performative electronic music, often in audiovisual contexts. Light- or laserdesigns are often integral parts of his compositions. More recently … read more »

Deutsch, Bernd Richard

Bernd Richard Deutsch (c) Stefania Amis

The Lower Austrian composer Bernd Richard Deutsch can already refer to numerous successes. Awards and performances of his works at major events prove that this is one of the most promising composers of the younger generation in Austria. Old and new – … read more »

Doderer, Johanna

Johanna Doderer (c) Maria Frodl

The composer Johanna Doderer was born in Austria in 1969. She studied with Beat Furrer, Klaus Peter Sattler and Erich Urbanner. For years, Johanna Doderer has been dealing with the issue of dynamics and simultaneity in music. The focus of her creative … read more »