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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 »

Festivals in Austria

THEY DO IT UP ON THE MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS DOWN BY THE LAKES, BUT ALSO IN THE MIDDLE OF THE RURAL VINEYARDS OR GRAND HISTORIC BUILDINGS. AUSTRIANS LIKE TO CELEBRATE THE TOPOGRAPHY OF THEIR COUNTRY BY MEANS OF PUTTING ON FESTIVALS. … read more »

AUSTRIA’S YOUNG COMPOSERS: Peter Jakober

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

Donaueschingen Music Days

Donaueschingen Music Days 2015 October 16 – 18, 2015 Donaueschingen, Germany The Donaueschingen Music Days (in German: Donaueschinger Musiktage) is a festival for contemporary music that takes place every October in the small town of Donaueschingen in Germany. Founded in 1921, it is one of … read more »