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Besides its Academy and Composition Competition impuls is also promoting concerts and biennial festivals of contemporary music and organising other activities like workshops, music communication programs ... and special projects like the impuls . MinuteConcerts.


Through these versatile programs impuls offers different approaches and thus contributes to a better understanding of both classical modern and contemporary music not only for professionals, but also for broader audiences. 



In between Feburary 11th and 16th an extensive Composition Workshop with Klangforum Wien is offered to the 5 composers (Ole HbnerAlexander Kaiser, Emre Sihan Kaleli, Sonja Mutić, Yiqing Zhu) selected through the impuls Composition Competition as intense final preparation for the premieres of their new works commissioned by impuls.

On February 15th one of the rehearsals is opened up to the public (18.00-19.00), followed by a round of questions (19.00-19.30) as well as a discussion with the young composers, conductor Bas Wiegers, musicians of Klangforum Wien and Doris Weberberger moderating the evening on behalf of the impuls cooperation partner mica - music austria (start: 19.30). 

The commissioned works are then to be premiered on February 17th, 2021 within the impuls Festival in Graz.



From February 17th to 28th the 7th edition of the impuls Festival will take place.