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Haas, Georg Friedrich

Georg Friedrich Haas (c) Substantia Jones

Georg Friedrich Haas – born 1953 in Graz – grew up in Tschagguns (Vorarlberg). In his early student days he took a short detour into natural sciences, before he finally turned to a musical career and started to study at the University … read more »

Hank, Sabina

Sabina Hank (c) Markus Roessle

Sabina Hank was born in Salzburg. In 1976 – at the age of five – she began attending Salzburg’s Mozarteum, and she received instruction in classical piano there for 13 years. From 1994 to 1999 she pursued studies in jazz piano and … read more »

Hvizdalek, Agnes

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 »

Jakober, Peter

Peter Jakober (c) Franz Reiterer

Despite his young age, the composer Peter Jakober can already look back on multiple successful achievements. Numerous awards and performances of his works distinguish the composer as one of the most promising representatives of the new composer generation. Peter Jakober was born … read more »

Katharina Ernst

Katharina Ernst © Michael Breyer

Renowned institutions, such as Deutsches Theater Berlin or Konzerthaus Vienna, off-spaces such as parking lots in the southwest of France, hidden venues like a one-man office hosting experimental music in the heart of Seoul, or an old factory full of people shaking … read more »

Kerer, Manuela

Manuela Kerer, Portraitfoto © Nafez Rerhuf

Manuela Kerer is an Italian composer currently living in Innsbruck, who grew up in Südtirol with German as her mother tongue. Although she managed to accomplish completed studies in composition, psychology, law and violin, nothing grips her heart like music, so she … read more »

Kerschbaumer, Hannes

Hannes Kerschbaumer - © rol.art-images

Hannes Kerschbaumer was born in 1981 in Brixen, South-Tyrol. He studied composition with Gerd Kühr, Pierluigi Billone, Beat Furrer and Georg Friedrich Haas. His music has been performed in festivals such as the Hörfest/Graz, musikprotokoll at the steirischer herbst, Internationale Ferienkurse Darmstadt, … read more »

Klangforum Wien

Klangforum Wien © Judith Schlosser

Klangforum Wien enjoys a reputation as the flagship among contemporary music ensembles from Austria. Founded in 1985 by Beat Furrer, who to this day remains associated with the ensemble as a conductor and composer, it has won international acclaim in recent decades. The 24-member soloist ensemble has a considerable … read more »

Kranebitter, Matthias

Matthias Kranebitter (c) Philippe Gerlach

MATTHIAS KRANEBITTER was born 1980 in Vienna, Austria. He studied electro-acoustic composition with Dieter Kaufmann and German Toro-Perez, film and media composition with Klaus-Peter Sattler and piano with Christiane Karajeva at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. He continued his … read more »

Lang, Bernhard

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 »