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Program and cast

Tuesday 25 October 2022

Klangforum Vienna

Bernhard Zachhuber, clarinet

Baldur Brönnimann, conductor



Franck Bedrossian

Le lieu et la formule (2019)

Malin Bång

blooming brume (2020) (EA)

Beat Furrer

Clarinet Concerto (2020) (EA)

Thursday 17 November 2022

Björn Gottstein, Laudatio

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Tim Anderson, Conductor


Matthias Kranebitter

Encyclopedia of pitch and deviation (2020)

Christof Ressi

short stories (2021) (UA)

Sara Glojnarić

Pure bliss (2022) (UA)

Monday 12 December 2022

Klangforum Vienna

Alex Lipowski, percussion

Lukas Schiske, percussion

Björn Wilker, percussion

Claire Levacher, conductor


Coda Xenakis 100

Iannis Xenakis

Okho (1989)

Sarah Nemtsov

Sacrifice. Suite for ensemble (premiere)

Michael Pelzel

Urgewalt Xenakis - in the maelstrom of transformation (EA)

Friday 13 January 2023

Klangforum Vienna

Daisy Press, soprano

Elena Schwarz, conductor


Prelude Ligeti 100

György Ligeti

Articulation (realised in the Studio for Electroacoustic Music of the West German Radio Cologne) (1958)

Chamber Concerto for 13 Instrumentalists (1969-1970)

Claude Vivier

Bouchara. Chanson d'amour (1981)

Unsuk Chin

Xi (1998)

György Ligeti

Mysteries of the Macabre. Three arias from the opera "Le Grand Macabre" (arrangement for coloratura soprano or solo trumpet in C and chamber orchestra: Elgar Howarth) (1974-1977/1991)

Friday 17 February 2023

Klangforum Vienna

Bas Wiegers, Conductor



Enno Poppe

Memory I-VI (2009-2013)

Monday 13 March 2023

Klangforum Vienna

Markus Deuter, oboe

Emilio Pomàrico, conductor



Lucia Dlugoszewski

Fire Fragile Flight (1974)

Niccolò Castiglioni

Morceaux lyriques for oboe and orchestra (arrangement for oboe and ensemble: Emilio Pomàrico) (1982) (premiere)

Emilio Pomàrico

Concerto. Paralipomena a Caractères di N. C. (2021) (premiere)

Tuesday 11 April 2023

Klangforum Vienna

Sarah Maria Sun, soprano

Mikael Rudolfsson, trombone

Lorenz C. Aichner, conductor


Vanishing Point

Peter Ruzicka

Still. Memorial for trombone and chamber ensemble (2016)

Galina Ustvolskaya

Composition No. 1 "Dona nobis pacem" (1970-1971)

Bernhard Lang

A song for Rachela

Friday 5 May 2023

Klangforum Vienna

Institute for Electronic Music and Acoustics Graz - IEM, live electronics

Vera Fischer, midi flute

Joonas Ahonen, piano

Florian Müller, MIDI piano

Tim Anderson, conductor



Lisa Streich

Heaven (2021)

Mauricio Sotelo

De imaginum, signorum et idearum compositione II (1994/1996) (premiere)

Philippe Manoury

La partition du ciel et de l'enfer (1989)


Wiener Konzerthaus

The Wiener Konzerthaus ( Vienna Concert House or Hall) is one of the largest and most artistically progressive institutions in international musical life. During the course of a season, which extends from September to June, some 750 wide-ranging events take place and more than 600,000 visitors can listen to around 2,500 different compositions. With this comprehensive and varied selection, the Wiener Konzerthaus – together with the Vienna State Opera House and the Musikverein – is central to Vienna’s reputation as one of the world’s leading music capitals.

From its earliest days, the Wiener Konzerthaus has held the highest cultural aims and artistic mission: «To act as a venue for the cultivation of fine music, as a meeting point for artistic endeavour, as a home for music and a cultural centre for Vienna». It was in this spirit that the Konzerthaus was inaugurated on 19 October 1913 with a festive concert attended by Emperor Francis Joseph I. To mark the occasion, Richard Strauss wrote the «Festliches Präludium op. 61», which was followed by Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. This programme combination, comprising a contemporary work and a masterpiece from the past, served as a model for the Wiener Konzerthaus’s future direction: today, too, an awareness of tradition and the joys of innovation form the main pillars of the Konzerthaus’s artistic identity.


Access to the Wiener Konzerthaus

Public transport:
Short walk from the U4 Stadtpark Station: 10 min walk from the U4/U1 Karlsplatz Station, or take the 4A bus.

From the tram and bus stops at Schwarzenbergplatz, accessed by D, 2 & 71 trams and 3A & 4A buses. The 4a bus stop is at Hotel Am Konzerthaus.

The nearest taxi stands are at the Hotel Intercontinental in the Johannesgasse and at Hotel Am Konzerthaus on the Heumarkt.

Restaurants next to:


Hotels in immediate vicinity:

Hotel am Konzerthaus and Intercontinental


Great Hall

In the heart of the building (which consists of more than 600 rooms) lies the Konzerthaus’s flagship, the Grosser Saal (Great Hall). Designed with a sense of space and classical balance, its stage has provided the setting for many memorable concerts over the years. In this room, artists, audiences and atmosphere blend into a harmonious triad.

Home to world-famous orchestras, virtuoso soloists, renowned conductors and legendary jazz musicians, the Great Hall can accommodate an audience of 1,800 and offers the perfect venue for a wide variety of musical activity. The Great Hall has emerged from the major renovation with renewed splendour and, despite improvements in technical installation and audience comfort has continued to conserve its original elegance. Its unique atmosphere ideally lends itself to the broad range of artistic activities offered by the Vienna Konzerthaus.



Mozart Hall

Open and relaxing, welcoming and intimate, with its incomparable appeal, the Mozart Hall constitutes a jewel of international musical life. The perfect setting for all types of chamber music, from lute and Lieder recitals to string quartets and chamber orchestras, it can accommodate an audience of around 700 – an ideal size in which to experience the intimacy of chamber music and recital performances.

The Mozart Hall enjoys world-wide acclaim on account of its unique acoustics. This distinction makes it a top favourite with leading ensembles and soloists – as well as a popular venue for recordings. This was taken into account during the major renovation of the building: as with all other rooms in the Konzerthaus, the Mozart Hall is directly linked to a recording studio and a technical control room.


Schubert Hall

With its festive character, the Schubert-Saal presents the perfect model of a music salon, the restored use of the windows follwing the renovation having returned the room to its elegant, airy appearance.

Equipped with around 320 seats, it lends itself to a wide range of chamber-music concerts, as well as to receptions, dinners and lectures. It is home to the popular lunchtime concert series, as well as to events which enable promising young musicians to experience a professional concert stage. Many a musical career has been launched in the Schubert Hall of the Vienna Konzerthaus.

Seating capacity: 320
Auditorium: 240 m²
Podium: 50 m²


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