Shoes have long since stopped being considered just something to protect the feet from getting cold. Shoes are a form of art. One of the people who live in the magical land of shoes is Austrian Footwear Designer Carolin Holzhuber, whose works among others will be displayed in the exhibition.
Born in 1991 to a musical family, cellist Julian Schwarz is already being recognized as one of the finest cellists now before the public.
37 countries and 200 million viewers! Join us in celebrating the grand finale of the world’s largest music contest when the Austrian Embassy hosts the Eurovision Song Contest Finale 2015 broadcasted live from Stadthalle Vienna in Austria!
Lecture | Robert Dassanowsky: Ars Gratia Austriae - The Remarkable 1936 Vienna-Hollywood Deal to Save Independant Austrian Film and its Threat to Nazi German "Anschluss"
Professor Robert Dassanowsky will discuss the current debate regarding the nature of Hollywood's pre-war relationship with Nazi Germany, cinema under "Austrofascism" (1933-38) and its positive American reception has been unaccountably overlooked.
Celebrating Austria -US friendship with an evening of rock music. Long-rumored in existence but kept tightly shrouded in the secrecy of Tom Toles’ basement, Suspicious Package finally exploded onto the Washington, D.C. music scene in May 2008 with their sell-out premiere performance at the Red and the Black in DC’s Atlas District.
After having proved her extreme versatility with the program "Meshes to Meshes", Lisa Kortschak again explores the dialogue between film and musical performance with "Inside the Outside".
Lecture | Steven Beller: 2015, 1995, 1955, 1945, 1815 - An embarrassment of anniversaries? Perspectives on Austria's role and identity in Europe now and then
Austria's role and identity in Europe tends to be seen differently depending on the anniversary. A crucial anniversary for modern Austrian identity is the bicentenary of the establishment of the post-Napoleonic European state-system in 1815.
On May 9th, 2015 the European Union Embassies and the EU Delegation to the United States open their doors to the public for the annual EU Embassies' Open House.
Outstanding experts in their fields will discuss and explore how governments, organizations and individuals are working to bring cultures together through food.
If you link the term directly to Austria, the most important significance of “Go West” is travel. In the last couple of centuries people came to the so called New World for very different reasons. Discovering what modern people think and feel when they hear the word “USA” is no less exciting. Hence in the context of the project “Go West 2015” artists and scientists Jutta Fischel, Markus Kupferblum and Konrad Stania are going to paint a vivid collage of opinions and history.
"Final Analysis", by Otho Eskin, is set in turn-of-the-century Vienna. Gustav Mahler, the great composer and conductor, falls in love with the talented, tempestuous Alma Schindler; Joseph Stalin meets a dangerous young man over a game of chess; Ludwig Wittgenstein, destined to become a dominant force in world philosophy, runs into an old schoolmate with unpleasant consequences, and in the midst of this, Sigmund Freud faces what he has always denied -- the essential evil nature of man.
Concert & Playlet | Post Classical Ensemble | A Mahler Portrait: The Inner Workings of a Musical Genius
A multimedia program featuring PostClassical Ensemble, conducted by Angel Gil-Ordóñez, with baritone soloist Christòpheren Nomura in “Songs of a Wayfarer” and the “Abschied” from “The Song of the Earth,” plus a playlet written by PCE Executive Director Joe Horowitz about the marriage of Gustav and Alma Mahler, featuring Sasha Olinick and Laura C. Harris.
Levine Music, the Washington DC region’s preeminent center for music education, is a welcoming community where children and adults find lifelong inspiration and joy through learning, performing, listening to, and participating with others in music.
This National City Christian Church's Magical Mystical Musical Machine concert, featuring magnificent 7,000 pipe organ, makes the pipe organ come alive and opens your eyes to the amazing world of this king of instruments.
An evening of lecture and recital by baritone Christòpheren Nomura with pianist Lura Johnson.
Join us as some of Austria's most prominent winemakers present over 25 wines for a tasting at the Austrian Embassy. This is a rare opportunity to meet and speak directly with the winemakers while sampling some of the most exiting new wines imported to the USA today. We will pair the wine with Austrian food for an exciting culinary experience. The evening will conclude with tastings of delicious world renowned Austrian Ice-wine! Space is limited.
The Russian Chamber Art Society will present "From Moscow to Hollywood -- Songs From the Movies." This is an exciting and diversified collection of composers of songs from Hollywood films from the 1930s to the 2000s
Praised by New York Concert Review at his Carnegie Hall Debut for “deep, genuine musicianship and an outstanding technique”, the Croatian pianist Javor Bračić is quickly establishing himself as a sought-after performer.
Since starting out with a humanistic, theosophical and sensualist vision, architect Laura P. Spinadel has moved towards a holistic and ecological position, that seeks to put maximum emphasis on the health of open and closed spaces, as well as on the requirements and principles of bio-construction. Holistic thinking implies profoundly replacing rational and analytical thought with a more inclusive thinking, in which all factors are taken into account, even those that seem trivial or invisible, such as perception, health or freedom.
Since October 2013, the area between Vienna Fair and Prater belongs to the students and teachers of the University of Economics and Business of Vienna, as well as to everybody who is curious and open to discoveries of all kind. Within four years, six exceptional buildings were erected on 90.000 square meters, each of which carries the thumbprint of a renowned international architect. The edifices are situated within a carefully planned, multiplex public- and greenery space concept. Although the challenges were high, Laura P. Spinadel and her team from BUSarchitektur developed and implemented a unique master plan for the Campus WU.
Fundraiser Concert | The National Society of Arts and Letters | Young Artists Classical Music Benefit and Reception
Please join Ambassador Hans Peter Manz as he welcomes young artists from the Washington DC Chapter of The National Society of Arts and Letters.
"In Your Head" her 2013 breakthrough solo album, is widely celebrated by critics and fans alike, establishing Lana Cenčić as a startlingly original creative force with a seemingly limitless future. The album shows very diverse songs, some like a mild version of Ani Di Franco, some experimental onomatopoeia with atonal multi-layered singing and exciting instrumental ornamentation, some studded with abstract references to Balkan folklore. She performs in both the US and Europe as Lana Is.
Piano Concert | Florian Feilmair
Film screening | "Population Boom" by Werner Boote
Lecture & Concert | Cecelia Porter: Music in Vienna and its Forgotten Micro Culture: Women Composers 1918-1945
Lecture & Concert | Cecelia Porter: Women Composers and Performers in Vienna 1918-1945
EUNIC Concert Series | Yumeto Suenaga
Concert | The Minetti Quartet
Piano Concert | Till Fellner
Ballades, Fantasies and Satires | Concert | Russian Chamber Art Society
Kafka?! An Interdisciplinary Conference In Honor of Walter Sokel (1917-2014)
The lecture focuses on case studies of urban gardening, urban farming, and self-help building. It foregrounds critical alignments between urban dwellers and activists, architects, artists, educators or political philosophers.
Zeitgeist: DC 2015 - Contemporary German Language
11th Annual Viennese Ball
TRADITIONAL VIENNESE CONCERT CAFÉ