Feedback
Universal Edition - Blog

Focal points Wien Modern 2014: Georg Friedrich Haas

Posted by Johannes Feigl on 28 October 2014

Georg Friedrich Haas, Wien Modern (c) Substantia Jones

Only one more day until the opening concert of Wien Modern 2014 featuring Georg Friedrich Haas’ concerto grosso No. 2 takes place. Cornelius Meister will conduct the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Klangforum Wien at the Konzerthaus Vienna.

As Wien Modern puts it, “the opening concert will mark the start of a musical journey that will, through the course of the entire festival, take audiences to new sound experiments and beyond” – we are thrilled!

View the full study score of the concerto grosso No. 2.

You’ll find out more about Wien Modern 2014 focal point composer Georg Friedrich Haas in our upcoming newsletter, which is currently in the making – stay tuned.

Wonderful Four-Headed Nightingale

Posted by Johannes Feigl on 29 October 2013

Arditti Quartet, Luke Bedford (c) Universal Edition, Johannes Feigl
The Arditti Quartet and composer Luke Bedford after the quartet’s breath-taking performance of the world première of Wonderful Four-Headed Nightingale at Wien Modern on 28 October 2013.

Ö1 will broadcast a recording of the evening on 4 November 2013, listen live.


Tonight at Wien Modern: Burt, Staud, Cerha, Birtwistle

Posted on 03 November 2011

Wien ModernThe RSO Vienna performs under Johannes Kalitzke tonight at the Wien Modern festival.

The first half of the concert consists of orchestral miniatures, including excerpts of Francis Burt’s Morgana, Johannes Maria Staud’s ‘Eck’ from his work Polygon and Friedrich Cerha’s Momente.

After the interval, Harrison Birtwistle’s 30-minute The Triumph of Time will be performed.

The concert is broadcast on ORF Radio 1 on Friday 4 November at 19:30 Vienna time.

Luke Bedford and the London Sinfonietta at Wien Modern

Posted on 31 October 2011

London SinfoniettaLuke Bedford is in Vienna for a performance of his Man Shoots Strangers from Skyscraper. Franck Ollu conducts the London Sinfonietta.

The concert, which is part of the Wien Modern festival, is the ensemble’s first in Vienna for 15 years.

Also on the programme is Harrison Birtwistle’s Silbury Air, as well as works by George Benjamin, Simon Holt and Thomas Adès.