Donauwellenreiter - © Apollonia Bitzan

Donauwellenreiter, consisting of the four Vienna-based musicians Maria Craffonara (vocals, violin), Thomas Castañeda (piano), Jörg Mikula (drums) and Lukas Lauermann (cello),  is a quartet that has been praised and recognized for both its outstanding live concerts and recordings and has long since … read more »

Lukas Lauermann

Lukas Lauermann by Julia Haimburger and Lukas Lauermann

Anyone interested in music made in Austria has probably heard him play in one way or another already. Be it at a concert with Alicia Edelweiss, the Nino aus Wien or Soap&Skin, on a record by Oska or Wanda, at the Volkstheater … read more »

World Music in Austria

The cultivation of Austrian music is distinctly tied to its respective origins. Be it from here or from elsewhere. Some call it  folk music, others world music. The music country Austria has a vast amount of old traditions. From Carinthian choirs to … read more »