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Aspekte Festival

25 to 29 April 2018
The Aspekte music festival is set to take place for the 36th time here in Salzburg. In keeping with its title “Moving Pictures”, the theme of this year’s contemporary program will be the world of film and of film music.

Program Highlights 2018

4 films take center stage in this year’s performances:

  • “An Index of Metals” – video opera by Italian composer Fausto Romitelli
  • “Different Trains” – a project with video installation based on the work of Steve Reich
  • “Hands of Orlac” – film music from the horror movie by Johannes Kalitzke, with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
  • “Frozen Gestures” – a production of the NAMES ensemble in cooperation with video artist Conny Zenk

Aside from music in film, Ludwig Nussbichler, artistic director of Aspekte Salzburg, will also bring concerts to the stage of the republic. Some of the exciting performers will include oenm (“Austrian Ensemble for New Music”) as well as pianist Marino Formenti.

“Aspekte Spielräume” – yet another pillar of the festival

Aspekte Spielräume is another element of the festival, in this case focused on children and youth. Highlights will include the Aspekte Prize for outstanding interpretations of music of our time, as well as the finale of the Austria-wide competition “Youth composes”. In 2018, for the first time, the spotlight will be cast on young students from Precollege Salzburg.


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