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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 5th and 9th an extensive Composition Workshop with Klangforum Wien will be offered to the 5 composers (Adam McCartney, Carolyn Chen, Michalis Paraskakis, Diana Soh, Lorenzo Troiani) selected through the impuls Composition Competition as intense final preparation for the premieres of their new works commissioned by impuls..

On February 8th one of the rehearsals of Lorenzo Troiani´s new work will be 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 (Adam McCartney, Carolyn Chen, Michalis Paraskakis, Diana Soh, Lorenzo Troiani), conductor Enno Poppe, musicians of Klangforum Wien and Philip Röggla moderating the evening on behalf of the impuls cooperation partner mica - music austria (start: 19.30).

The commissioned works will then be premiered on February 10th, 2017 at the Opening Concert of the impuls Academy and Festival in Graz.




For the impuls Festival 2017 please click here.