Music

Dorit Chrysler at WOMAD Festival

Dorit Chrysler at WOMAD Festival

28 – 30 July 2017
Dorit Chrysler has been dubbed a superior wizard of the theremin, a mysterious sounding electronic instrument which is played by massaging thin air. Chrysler is an Austrian-born, New York based composer, producer and singer, and ...

The Queen’s Lace Handkerchief (Das Spitzentuch der Königin). The British première of a comic operetta by Johann Strauss II

29 – 31 August 2017
Johann Strauss’s seventh operetta was considered a great success when it opened at Theater an der Wien in 1880 and ran for over 100 performances. It was an even bigger success when it was staged ...
Ruth Beckermann Film Retrospective

Ruth Beckermann Film Retrospective

3 – 24 September 2017 | Close-Up Film Centre
Ruth Beckermann, born in Vienna in 1952, has been creating essay films and documentaries for 40 years and is well known internationally as one of Austria’s most courageous and spirited filmmakers. Her politics of the ...
Singing for humanity - An evening concert

Singing for humanity - An evening concert

3 September 2017, 7.30pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
An evening in aid of the charity www.helprefugees.org.uk. The concert will feature a programme of music by Haendel, Beethoven, Chausson, Faure, Schubert, Quilter, Guerney, Verdi, Mozart, Wolf-Ferrari, Andrew Lloyd Weber and more ...
Vienna Mozart Trio

Vienna Mozart Trio. 300th Anniversary of Maria Theresia

22 September 2017, 7.30pm | Wigmore Hall
Empress Maria Theresia, the only female ruler of the long-lived Habsburg Empire, while conservative by nature introduced radical reforms to education, boosted Austria’s economy and promoted inoculation against smallpox.

Hosted by the Ambassador of Austria ...
Unconscious Archives Festival

Unconscious Archives Festival

24 – 30 September 2017
Unconscious Archives Festival explores materiality and embodied liveness across sound art and electronic music, experimental new media and audiovisual art through three live events to compliment the onsite exhibition Emotion + the Tech (no) body at ...