Friday: ACF Goes Alt-Electronica

Austrian Cultural Forum prides itself on an eclectic array of offerings, with regular programs presenting excellent composers and ensembles on the cusp of new music making. Pop has been among past proceedings, but an event like the one this Friday treads new ground for the venue. Viennese duo Demi Broxa (Jakob Schneidewind, bass/electronics and AgnesContinue reading “Friday: ACF Goes Alt-Electronica”

2/24 and 2/26: Darkness and Profundity – G. F. Haas in New York

  This week in New York, Austrian Cultural Forum celebrates the music of Georg Friedrich Haas. Haas, currently MacDowell Professor of Music at Columbia, is a thoughtful and innovative composer. The two programs curated by ACFNY, both free (with reservations), are excellent opportunities to hear two different facets of his creativity. On Wednesday February 24th at 7:30Continue reading “2/24 and 2/26: Darkness and Profundity – G. F. Haas in New York”

Moving Sounds 2015

    This Friday, the Austrian Cultural Forum New York presents a concert highlighting spectralist composers. The culmination of this year’s Moving Sounds Festival, it features the U.S. premiere of Georg Friedrich Haas’ Introduction und Transsonation, Giacinto Scelsi’s violin concerto Anahit, and pieces by Tristan Murail. Hanna Hurwitz is the violin soloist. Michel Galante leads the Argento Ensemble in these performances.         Moving Sounds 2015 FridayContinue reading “Moving Sounds 2015”