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*News* Selected for the Academy Second Modernism | Wiener Festwochen

Under the patronage of Nuria Schoenberg Nono, the Academy Second Modernism therefore seeks to globalise Modernism, render it female and take it into our time as a Second Modernism. Each year over a period of five years, the Academy Second Modernism is inviting ten womxn composers to Vienna every year to represent each of Arnold Schoenberg’s fifty female students of composition who were forgotten and never heard.

Concept Jana Beckmann Jury* Jana Beckmann, Barbora Horáková Joly, Sofia Jernberg, Sophie Schafleitner, meLê yamomo. A project by Wiener Festwochen In Cooperation with Arnold Schönberg Center, ORF Radiokulturhaus, Ö1

*News* US-Premiere of Trilogy for two Pianos at Time:Spans Festival New York

Praised for her „taut and impassioned performance” by the New York Times, the Chinese-American pianist Ning Yu will perform the US-premiere of Trilogy for two Pianos together with Grammy Award winner Cory Smythe, renowned for his inventive jazz improvisations and pioneering work in new music. The new production is supported by the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center EMPAC and will be premiered at the Time:Spans Festival New York in August 2024.

*News* Selected Artist in Residence of ReSilence for 3D-Audio research | S+T+ARTS - European Commission

SOUND OF STORY is a research cluster consisting of artistic presentations and micro-studies focusing on the interactions between perception and narration in immersive and 3D-Audio soundscape. Audio theater, space opera, audio-tactile installations – the aim of SOUND OF STORY is to create new performance formats and new roles for the audience.

Partners: Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Thessaloniki Concert Hall, Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Maastricht University, Maurice Benayoun, University of Genoa, University Pompeu Fabra

S+T+ARTS is an initiative of the European Commission, launched under the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme to support collaborations between artists, scientists, engineers and researchers. One of the central motivations of ReSilence, one project of S+T+ARTS,  is to address the importance of sound in urban design and experience.