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André Previn
Remembering a Natural Musical Talent
Shortly before his 90th birthday André Previn died in his New York home. An exceptional artist, pianist, composer and conductor who playfully linked the two worlds of popular and classical music.

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Journal: Crowned Heads
Uneasy lies the Head that wears a Crown!
Much of what once made Austria so great is now gone. People who enjoyed great popularity are no longer with us.

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Journal: The Ringstrasse
Vienna's Grand Boulevard on a Sunday Morning around 1900
If you haven’t been to the Ringstrasse, you haven’t been to Vienna. The Vienna Ringstrasse is the historical boulevard that more than any other was the lifeline of an era, a road that connected worlds.

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Journal: The Journey Begins
A Picture is worth more than a Thousands Words
Much falls into oblivion over the years, and the more time passes, the more difficult it becomes to remember. The further stories took place in the past, the more they are reduced to their essence, limited to numbers, dates and facts.

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The Bösendorfer Journal
The Bösendorfer Journal - starting January 23
Extraordinary, everyday, personal - stories, not only from our rich history, but also from our present with a pinch of future. In search of two exceptional master craftsmen who conquered Europe and later the whole world with the Viennese sound.

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Ignaz Bösendorfer: A Life for the Piano
Born 225 year ago
The development from the harpsichord to the concert grand piano was a long way, trodden by piano makers, who often had an exchange with the great pianists of their time. One of them was Ignaz Bösendorfer, whose company still exists today and stands like no other for the tradition of Viennese piano making.

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CD-Präsentation: Mathias Rüegg
Solitude Diaries
Der Musiker und Komponist Mathias Rüegg zeigt auf seinem neuen Album "Solitude Diaries" dass er es immer noch meisterhaft versteht, den anspruchsvollen packenden Ton in die Musik hineinbringen.

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CD-Präsentation
Winterreise Roland Neuwirth & Florian Krumpöck
Für sein neues Projekt "Wiener Winterreise" mit Bösendorfer-Artist Florian Krumpöck interpretiert Roland Neuwirth Franz Schuberts "Winterreise" neu und bringt den Liederzyklus in seinem Wiener Dialekt in die heutige Zeit. Mit diesem musikalischen Projekt, das sich dem Liedschaffen Franz Schuberts widmet, gehen die beiden Musiker zum Ursprung des Kunstliedes zurück. Im Verlauf des Liederzyklus' wird der Hörer immer mehr zum Begleiter des Wanderers, der zentralen Figur der "Winterreise". Dieser zieht nach einem Liebeserlebnis aus eigener Entscheidung ohne Ziel und Hoffnung hinaus in die Winternacht

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CD-Präsentation: Maki Nemekawa
Philip Glass - Piano Sonata
"I had written a sonata for violin and piano, but never just for piano. I thought I wanted a piece about a half-hour long, in other words I wanted to give Maki a substantial piece for her program, and something she would work on herself, and be able to use her talents and energy in a way that was personally made for her." Philip Glass

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Festival Wiener Neustadt Kasematten
Erleben Sie Schauspielgrößen aus nächster Nähe an der Seite von Bösendorfer Artist Florian Krumpöck. Er bringt bei seiner „Pilgerfahrt zu Beethoven“ nicht nur dessen kompletten 32 Klavier-Sonaten zur Aufführung, sondern auch teils ungeahnte Einblicke in das bewegte Leben des Bonner Meisters.

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