Saturday, March 21th, 19h30
Featuring Wallis Bird, Keston Cobblers Club, DAWA and Austrofred
Haus der Musik’s spring festival goes into its fifth round. Re-named “HdM Sinnesrauschen” the festival announces itself as a real sound frenzy, holding in store an exquisite line-up of indie/ alternative acts. This year’s programme includes Wallis Bird (IRL), Keston Cobblers Club (UK), DAWA (AT) and Austrofred. The festival is organised in cooperation with the Vienna Songwriting Association.more
ARTIST TALK: INGO METZMACHER
Thursday, March 5th at 19h00
Pianist, music theorist and conductor Ingo Metzmacher tells former chairman of the Vienna Philharmonic Clemens Hellsberg about the stages of his outstanding career. The evening will be musically accompanied by members of the Vienna Philharmonic. Entry is free (free admission tickets are available at the ticket counter).more
RAY COKES: MY MOST WANTED LIFE
Book presentation, reading, show
Thursday, March 12th at 20h00
Legendary MTV anchor Ray Cokes presents his autobiography “My Most Wanted Life” at Haus der Musik. A multimedia couch-talk organised in cooperation with the Vienna Songwriting Association.more
NEW THEMATIC GUIDED TOURS AT THE SOUND MUSEUM
Special tour on occasion of March 8th, International Women’s Day
Haus der Musik offers a new range of guided tours about a variety of topics. On occasion of International Women’s Day, visitors have the opportunity to learn about the influence women had on the work of the great composers. Also new in the programme: guided tours for adults every first Sunday of the month as well as thematic tours for school groups.
60 YEARS EUROVISION SONG CONTEST – AUSTRIA 1717 POINTS
Cabinet exhibition in the Sound Museum’s courtyard, starting April 2nd
The 60th Eurovision song contest takes place in Vienna from March 18th – 23rd 2015. Haus der Musik honours the world’s largest music event with a special exhibition in its glass-roofed courtyard. Extensive image, sound and video material, as well as personal loans offer amusing perspectives of 60 years of Austrian Song Contest contributions.
CASA DE LA MÚSICA VIENA
Grand opening of the Mexican "Casa de la Música Viena en Puebla"
Haus der Musik is the first Austrian museum to have signed an international license agreement, enabling the creation of an interactive music museum based on the Viennese model. The interactive music museum "Casa de la Música Viena" is located in the capital of the Mexican state Puebla, about 130km southeast of Mexico City, and was inaugurated on January 13, 2015.