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Julia Lacherstorfer

Julia Lacherstorfer has always drawn strength and inspiration from the musical experiences of her childhood and from the folk music tradition of her home region. She rediscovers the immediacy and freedom typical of folk music later in improvised music rather than in … read more »

Klaus Falschlunger

Klaus Falschlunger © Sajetafestival Slovenia

Klaus Falschlunger, studied from 1991 to 1995 Indian classical music and sitar in New Delhi and Varanasi in Northern India. His musical approaches and experiences blend subtly in his compositions and combine the spirit of Indian music and the various colours of jazz … read more »

Klezmer Connection

The Klezmer Connection, Ensemblefoto © Klezmer Connection

Based in Salzburg, The Klezmer Connection, offers an exhilerant programme of Klezmer and Yiddish songs. The musicians combine traditional and modern formes of Klezmer. On a constant balancing act between joy of life, sadness and sensuality, virtuosic sound paintings emerge. The bandmembers of The Klezmer … read more »

Lukas Lauermann

Lukas Lauermann, Portraitfoto © Andreas Jakwerth

One thing can be said about the musician Lukas Lauermann: he is one of the most versatile and busiest artists in Austria. Lauermann’s participation in previous projects is proof that he feels at home in a wide variety of musical surroundings. Whether … read more »

Madame Baheux

Madame Baheux (c) Igor Ripak

The quartet is musically open to all genres, which shows in both the repertoire and the artistic expression of this band: Rousing folk songs from Bulgaria, Serbia, Bosnia and Macedonia with innovative arrangements and their own clever compositions, combined with songs by  … read more »

Mamadu Diabate

Mamadou Diabate was born into a traditional musician family (Sambla people) in Burkina Faso (West Africa), with a long tradition of practising the profession of story telling and music making. At the age of 5 he started his professional training with his father Penegue Diabate, … read more »

Manu Delago

Manu Delago © Mirko De Nicolo

Manu Delago is not only known for being the drummer and Hang player of the Icelandic singer Björk. The “masterful and sensitive musician“ (The Telegraph) has also performed and recorded as a soloist with the London Symphony Orchestra and collaborated with various … read more »

Marie Spaemann

“Marie Spaemann’s first EP ‘The Moony Sessions’ offers a promising foretaste of a debut album from a musician whose beguiling artistry combines influences of soul and jazz with just a touch of classical,” Dagmar Golle, Bavarian Radio The musical journey of cellist … read more »

Marwan Abado

MARWAN ABADO was born into a Christian Palestinian family in a refugee camp in Beirut (Lebanon). In 1985 Abado fled from the civil war zone to Austria and continued his musical training with the Iraqi oud master Asim Chalabi. In Vienna he … read more »

Mona Matbou Riahi

Mona Matbou Riahi, was born in 1990 in Tehran. During her early years of music education she studied in “Tehran conservatory of music”. At the agen of 17, She moved to Vienna for further studies and entered the Vienna University of Music … read more »