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Donauwellenreiter

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 »

Lauermann, Lukas

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 »

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 »

Donauwellenreiter – Messëi

It is probably safe to say that in the past few years Donauwellenreiter have been considered as the new shooting stars of the local world music scene. Seemingly coming out of nowhere with their 2012 debut “Annäherung”, the trio, consisting of Thomas … read more »