Peter Paul Kainrath is designated Intendant


By a unanimous vote of the General Assembly, Peter Paul Kainrath was appointed Intendant of Klangforum Wien for a period of four years, starting on January 1st, 2020. more

Honorary Member of Wiener Konzerthausgesellschaft


Klangforum Wien became Honorary Member of the Wiener Konzerthausgesellschaft. more

Rebecca Saunders — Skin


an exceptionally original creation…. that was at once uncomfortable, tender, frightening and poignant (jury British Composer Awards 2017)
British composer Rebecca Saunders won the British Composer Awards 2017 for her composition "Skin" in the category chamber ensemble. more

Agenda 2017/2018


Klangforum Wien's concert season 2017/2018. Includes composer's texts about their new works. more

Prizewinner's Concert Live Recording #KlangforumOnAir


South Tyrolian born Hannes Kerschbaumer is this year's winner of the Erste Bank Composition Prize. Two of his works were performed at the prizewinners’ concert at Wien Modern Festival 2017, alongside Beat Furrer und Gérard Grisey. A live-recording of the concert is available for 7 days from December 5th on radio Ö1: more

Hannes Kerschbaumer — schurf Ι


The works of the "schurf"-series are based on a simple idea – exploring the sounds of a simple ascending or descending line. more

Yoshiaki Onishi — Vgf II


The title Vgf is an abbreviation that I derived from the word “vogelfrei“. I rediscovered this word as it was used in an article written by a colleague and close friend of mine, Scott Gleason. more

Klangforum Wien twice featured in Ö1


There are two Ö1 radio broadcasts featuring Klangforum Wien, at the moment. Both can be streamed online until November 4, 2017. more

Javier Torres Maldonado — Móvil, cambiante


The function of the players in the Ensemble is therefore not traditional given that in some moments some of them can take on concertante roles associated with the trajectories they follow in space, or else play different instruments than their own... more

Klangforum Wien live in the RadioCafe


Sophie Schafleitner and Uli Fussenegger are guests at the "Ö1 Klassik-Treffpunkt" talk with Renate Burtscher. In addition, some representatives of Klangforum Wien musicians will perform live on stage. more
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