Christos Carras — Audience Development


In a way, audience development started in reverse, almost 100 years ago, in the Klangforum's home city, Vienna, with the creation by Arnold Schoenberg of the Society for Private Music Performances. more

Andrew Gerzso — Creating a Community of Shared Values: The Key to Success in the Arts?


Organizations promoting the arts are faced with challenges – due to social, cultural and economic factors – that are unique to our time. One of the main challenges involves getting the attention and involvement of the public in the activities proposed by an arts organization more

Working like an investigator — Otomo Yoshihide and Erwan Keravec interviewed by Mats Gustafsson


Some 150 years separate the first appearance of a turntable in a concert hall from the application for a patent for a new type of instrument designed by a Mr. Sax. True – that covers a few generations. But that is nothing compared to the distance in time to the oldest preserved bagpipe from the 15th century. more

Gerard Mortier — European Cultural Identity


In 49’, shortly after the Second World War, Juliette Greco, singing at that time at the night club Taboo, walked with her lover Miles Davis, the famous Jazz trumpet player, along the borders of the Seine in Paris. more

The Tailwinds of Old Stories. About Beat Furrer’s Approach to Myths — Uwe Kolbe


Beat Furrer’s musical oeuvre derives from two points of origin; it is part of them, encompasses them and keeps returning to them, over and over again. It has two pivotal points – in spatial terms: one to the left and one to the right, or: an eastern and a western point. more
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