Visionary Emptiness: Berlin Singer-Songwriter Bernadette La Hengst’s New Album and Socially Critical Work

2023-11-18 00:18:59 17. November 2023, 17:30 Berlin singer-songwriter Bernadette La Hengst calls her new album “Visionary Emptiness”. The title came to her while researching the coal mining region of Lausitz, where she met members of the national Sorbian minority and spoke to them about the wounded landscape. Many tunnels were flooded, artificial lakes were created, … Read more

Lilo Pfister: Alpine Musings and Musical Poetry

2023-11-09 21:26:05 12. November 2023, 19:05 Lilo Pfister, the eldest sister of the Swiss export hit “The Pfister Siblings”, left her brothers almost 30 years ago and went her own way. In her solo on an Alp, 2000 meters above sea level, she waxes lyrical about getting older, about climate change, about love, friendship and … Read more

The Great Loriot: Understanding Failed Acts of Communication and Gender Dynamics

2023-11-08 15:51:32 8. November 2023, 09:05 “Berta, the egg is hard.” One of Loriot’s most famous sketches begins with these fateful words. Hermann and Berta, an average German couple, are sitting at breakfast and begin to argue more and more uninhibitedly over a soft egg that has been boiled too hard. Loriot’s sketch has long … Read more

Press invitation: Opera in the quarry “Aida” 2024

2023-11-07 14:30:12 Eisenstadt (OTS) – Dear media representatives, We would like to send you an invitation to the press conference on the occasion of the event planned for 2024 Opera production “Aida” in the opera in the St. Margarethen quarry. Tuesday, November 14, 2023, starting at 10:30 a.mHouse of Music, event hallSeilerstätte 30, 1010 Vienna … Read more

Stephano Park Wins Operalia: International Singing Competition Victory at Vienna State Opera

2023-11-06 11:45:33 News | 06.11.2023 Stephano Park, a member of the Vienna State Opera’s opera studio, emerged as the winner of yesterday’s “Operalia” finale and can therefore claim victory in the most important international singing competition for young singers. The young South Korean bass, who has been at the Vienna State Opera since September 2023, … Read more

Vienna’s Klezmore Festival: A Celebration of Klezmer Music and More

2023-11-03 20:17:16 3. November 2023, 17:30 One of the core cells of creative events in Vienna has been the Augarten action radius for decades. Here in 2004, Friedl Preisl began a festival for Jewish music with a focus on klezmer music. It was a time when the avant-garde renewal of klezmer music by musicians like … Read more