© Daliah Spiegel

ALMA (AT)

FRI // 13.07.2018

Alma have fitted out traditional folk music in some groovy modern clothes, yet without dressing it up as something it isn’t: Julia, Matteo, Marlene, Evelyn and Marie-Theres play the violin, the double bass and the accordion, they sing and yodel, imbued with cheerfulness and humor, with passion and melancholy.

Ángela Tröndle & Pippo Corvino (AT)

TUE // 19.07.2018

Ángela Tröndle and Pippo Corvino started their musical collaboration in early 2016 through the internet, writing and arranging songs together without having met each other in person.

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© Severin Koller/Lucia Novak
© Oddleiv Apneseth

Arve Henriksen feat. Trio Mediæval & Rolf Lislevand (NO)

FRI // 27.07.2018

The vocal ensemble Trio Mediaeval was founded by Linn Andrea Fuglseth in Oslo in 1997. For sixteen years, the three original members Anna Maria Friman, Linn Andrea Fuglseth and Torunn Østrem Ossum constituted the trio.

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Chorus sine nomine (AT)

FRI // 13.07.2018

Founded in 1991 by Johannes Hiemetsberger, CHORUS SINE NOMINE is one of Austria’s leading vocal ensembles. They perform at well-known festivals all over the world.

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© Sebastian Schmid
© Anna Zehetgruber

Die Tanzhausgeiger (AT)

FRI // 20.07.2018

The Tanzhausgeiger play ‘dirty’ traditional dance music. These five full-blooded musicians had already known each other for a long time when they formed the Tanzhausgeiger about four years ago.

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Dreamers’ Circus (DK & SE)

SAT // 14.07.2018

Dreamers’ Circus released their first album, ‘A Little Symphony’ in June 2013. 13 of their own compositions recorded with special guests: the elite Danish String Quartet; 13-piece brass band European Travelling Brass Carnival and Indian bansuri master Rishab Prasanna.

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© Caroline Bittencourt
© Marco Riebler

Dumfart Trio & Mühlviertler Quintett (AT)

SUN // 22.07.2018

These five musicians enojy their profession and you can feel their enthusiasm in refined musical arrangements and expressivity, with witch they delight their audience in both concerts and dances.

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Harald Haugaard & Helene Blum Band (DK)

SAT // 21.07.2018

Helene Blum & Harald Haugaard are among Denmark’s finest and most busy artists with more than 500 performances during the past six years, most of them abroad. Their band consist of cellist Kirstine Elise Pedersen, guitarist Mikkel Grue and percussionist Sune Rahbek, and together they unite all aspects and dynamics of Blum and Haugaard’s repertoire.

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© Sigrid Nygaard / Bernd Müller
© photowerk speyr

Herbert Pixner Project (AT & IT)

SAT // 28.07.2018

New album, new tour, new show!
After a year-long break, Herbert Pixner Project will be back on stage in July 2018 – with a new program.

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Children’s Concert Villa Wunder (AT)

SUN // 15.07.2018

Villa Wunder (eng.: villa miracle) is a contemporary music-theatre piece for kids aged 5 and older.

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Marek Zink (© Christian Kölnberger)
© Aron Mattsson

KRAJA (SE)

FRI // 13.07.2018

With a unique consistency and precision, four individual voices blend together as a single entity. Kraja have created their own musical universe: meditative, touching and poetic, which has enthralled audiences as well as critics.

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Lukas Lauermann (AT)

THU // 19.07.2018

Lukas Lauermann, born in Vienna in 1985, works as a live and studio musician, arranger and composer, collaborating with bands and artists such as e. g. Donauwellenreiter, Ritornell, Soap&Skin, ALASAC, Mimu Merz and Der Nino aus Wien.

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© Andreas Jakwerth
© Herbert Raffalt

Fairytale-hike with Helmut Wittmann (AT)

TUE // 17.07.2018

Certainly, there are lots of reasons to be excited about fairy-tales. They can awaken the child in us. They are downright smart, entertaining, and imaginative. And although these stories might be ancient, yet they still have so much to tell us.

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quadrat:sch (AT)

SUN // 22.07.2018

Stubenmusic. The »Stube« is the parlor or best room in a farmhouse, usually paneled in wood, a place where people go to have a rest, to celebrate, to mourn, and to make music.

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© Walter Seebacher
© Michéle Pauty

Simon Zöchbauer (AT)

FRI // 13.07.2018

Simon Zöchbauer is an Austrian trumpeter, composer, improviser, singer and zither player. He was born in 1988 in Herzogenburg, Lower Austria, where he started his musical career at the local music school.

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Sixtus Preiss (AT)

FRI // 13.07.2018

It would be a little bit too easy to brand Sixtus Preiss only as a jazzman. He offers more than that. As a producer he oscilates between razorsharp drums, lush layers of synth and a clear and precise idea of a hook line.

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© Astrid Knie
© Julia Wesely

Strings & Bass (AT)

SUN // 22.07.2018

Strings & Bass combines classical virtuosity with relentless groove, complex compositions with colourful improvisation, and absolute perfection with the primal musicality of folk music.

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Unisonus (AT)

SUN // 22.07.2018

The Unisonus ensemble was founded in 2014 and focuses on dance music and songs from the region of Bavaria, Austria and Bohemia and uses a variation of traditional instruments.

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© Reinhard Brunner
© Astrid Knie

5K HD – Kompost 3 feat. Mira Lu Kovacs (AT)

TUE // 26.07.2018

The acclaimed jazz/improv/groove/funk combo KOMPOST 3 and Mira Lu Kovacs, vocalist and leader of the Amadeus Award-winning band Schmieds Puls, are making a shared excursion into airy, cinematic, downtempo pop.

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