Unrivalled peculiarity. Reviews from Donaueschingen

The Donaueschinger Musiktage is the oldest and most renowned festival for new music worldwide. For the ninth time, the Klangforum Wien performed in Donaueschingen. A few press reviews (in German only) more

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Jennifer Walshe — XXX_LIVE_NUDE_GIRLS!!! #KlangforumVideo

The opera XXX_LIVE_NUDE_GIRLS!!! by Irish composer Jennifer Walshe (composition, libretto, script, voice) tells the tragic story of three women and their partners. This making-of-video provides insights into the rehearsals for the scenic remaking with Kabinetttheater. more

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Ernst von Siemens Award Ceremony #KlangforumOnScreen

Beat Furrer was rewarded with the renowned Ernst von Siemens Musikpreis on May 3, 2018 at Munich's Prinzregententheater. Klangforum Wien was interpreting his „canti della tenebra" besides pieces by the recognition award winners. The concert/award ceremony is available as video-stream on BR-Klassik. more

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Lukas König — Stereogram 1

Ostensibly, the piece Stereogram 1 (2017) primarily contains a mix of Hip Hop and Contemporary Classical Music. It was influenced by a variety of places, cultures, synthesizers and periods. more

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Alexander Kaiser — schwarzes licht (becoming Kaser)

"to fancy everything & also nothing" is a line from the poem "I am a barrel" by N. C. Kaser, who died in 1987. Like Kaser, I was born in South Tyrol and, half a century later, grew up in the very same village. more

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Andrea Cavallari/ Erwin Wurm — Fallen Falls (video-concert)

According to all of the archaic cosmogonies, the ancient “forgotten word”, constantly sought for during meditation, represents the creative power of sound. more

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Beat Furrer — intorno al bianco

Time, stretched to the extreme – like after jumping off, so to speak –, slowly shifting harmonic constellations. Various patterns of movement, vibrato, modifications, regular and irregular pulsations keep arising from interferences created by the slow sounds in constant glissando more

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