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Agnes Hvizdalek

Agnes Hvizdalek, Portraitfoto © Lisi Charwat

Agnes Hvizdalek is an improvising musician originating from Vienna’s experimental music scene. She has been based in Oslo since 2008. From an early age, Agnes Hvizdalek has dedicated her life to new music and her fascination with the human voice. She celebrates … read more »

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 »

Alexander Chernyshkov

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 »

Alfredo Ovalles

Alfredo Ovalles (c) Jürgen Knoth

ALFREDO OVALLES is one of those musicians that are stylistically hard to categorize, which is a sign of constant evolution and tremendous artistic openness. Born in Caracas, Venezuela, the pianist has already explored many different musical worlds. In the course of his … 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 »

Angélica Castelló

Her sound work and compositions concentrates on fragility, dreamworld and the subconscious. She performs continuously solo or in cooperations everywhere between Mexico City and Vienna. Castelló has made numerous compositions for ensembles, radio works as well as installations that operate at the … 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 »

Beat Furrer

BEAT FURRER was born in Schaffhausen (Switzerland) in 1954 and received his first musical training on piano at the Music School there. After moving to Vienna in 1975, he studied conducting with Otmar Suitner and composition with Roman Haubenstock Ramati at the Hochschule … read more »

Bernd Richard Deutsch

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 »

Bernhard Lang

Bernhard Lang © Harald Hoffmann

The compositions of BERNHARD LANG, born in 1959 in Upper Austria, go beyond the acoustic sound experience, since the meaning of his creative work is just as important as the musical result. In addition to music-related studies such as piano and composition, … read more »