US tour of the Minetti Quartet | February 28 - March 8, 2014.
::Moods:: Young Austrian Photography.
The selection of works is based on the motif Moods and introduces six young Austrian photographers to an American audience. The exhibition is about people, their feelings and expressions, the way in which they react, and about the lens that is in between of all this – the eyes of Austrian photographers that seek to capture what they see.
The Bowen McCauley Dance Company presents Afoot in Vienna, a dance composition which explores the environments influence on movement. Artistic Director/Choreographer Lucy Bowen McCauley collaborated with Austrian composer and visual artist Wolfgang Seierl on the modern and minimalist multi-media Piece.
In cooperation with Embassy Concert Series
The Minetti Quartet has collected more important prizes than any ensemble since 2003 when it received the Haydn Award at the International Joseph Haydn Competition in Vienna, followed by the International Rimbotti Competition for String Quartet in Florence, the Franz Schubert Competition in Graz, the national “Gradus ad Parnassum” Prize.
“Even hearing them in minor works, one is inclined to take out shares on their future stardom…. The Minetti Quartett plays at a level hard to believe for any group, much less one that is still so relatively young.” (lonarts)
PATENT OF NOBILITY | A historic document in the context of its century.
The signed Patent of Nobility granted in 1668 by Emperor Ludwig I to Johann Braun von Braunthal was recently donated to the American-Austrian Cultural Society (AACS) by Mr. Stanley Farrar, a descendant of said grantee. It will be displayed in the library of the Austrian Embassy, Washington during the evening
March 18, 2014 | Concert | World Artists Experiences presents Christopher Hinterhuber | St. Johns College, Annapolis, MD
World Artists Experiences presents Austrian Pianist Christopher Hinterhuber
Food Markets. In the Belly of the City : Naschmarkt, Vienna.
In cooperation with DC Enviromental Film Festival
GENIUS and ENFANT TERRIBLE - Friedrich Gulda
The Austrian Cultural Forum presents a two day festival dedicated to the composer and pianist Friedrich Gulda on March 19 and March 20.
Altered Connections: Recent Art from Serbia including Dejan Kaludjerovic.
The Museo de Arte de Ponce will present Decay and Revolution : Art in Vienna, 1890-1910. The Exhibition consists of 36 works from the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria, and will represent different aspects of artistic creation during one of the most vibrant periods in the history of Western art.
The Austrian art-group TEAM[:]niel presents an exhibition about Social Media, Google, flying drones, Email, etc. What are the opportunities and what are the risks of using New Media?
March 28 - April 18, 2014 | Exhibition | School of Architecture, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Modernity and Radicalism – Reconstructing Wittgenstein
The exhibition discusses the architecture of Ludwig Wittgenstein in the context of modernity, convention and culture. Radicalism and Modernity of the architecture of the house Margaret Stonborough-Wittgenstein show its tremendous quality set within the context of Wiener Moderne (Viennese Modern Age).
The Russian Chamber Art Society concludes its season with the most famous Russian classical Poet Alexander Pushkin at the Austrian Cultural Forum Washington. The concert marks the 215th anniversary of his birth and will include a Benjamin Britten piece inspired by Pushkin’s work - The Poet's Echo, along with art songs written on the poems of Pushkin by contemporary composers. Performers include: Natalya Kraevsky, soprano, Carl Ratner, baritone, and Vera Danchenko-Stern, piano.
Performance and Lecture by Prof.Reinhold Wagnleitner (University of Salzburg) and Tom McDermott (Piano, New Orleans) at the German Historical Institute, Washington DC.