Wien Modern 2013

Wien Modern, Austria’s biggest festival for contemporary music, runs from 24 October until 15 November. Find a full program here.

On 28 October, the Arditti String Quartet will perform the world première of Luke Bedford’s Wonderful Four-Headed Nightingale. Nigel Osborne has written his piece Espionage for Ernst Kovacic, who will present the work – together with many others that are dedicated to and written for him – on 1 November at the Konzerthaus, Vienna.

Portugal and Maniai by Johannes Maria Staud will be performed on 10 and 15 November, respectively.


Luke Bedford: Wonderful Four-Headed Nightingale
for string quartet | 9'
world prem. 28.10.2013, Konzerthaus, Vienna; Arditti String Quartet

Wien ModernNigel Osborne: Espionage
for violin solo
world prem. 01.11.2013, Konzerthaus, Vienna; Ernst Kovacic, vln

Johannes Maria Staud: Portugal
for percussion | 6'
10.11.2013, Konzerthaus, Vienna; soloist from the ensemble die reihe

Johannes Maria Staud: Maniai
for orchestra | 10'
3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 - perc(4), str
15.11.2013, Musikverein, Vienna; RSO Wien, cond. Johannes Kalitzke

Sign up for our newsletter!

You will regularly receive information about new scores with free downloads, current prize games and news about our composers.

Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly. Update my browser now