Programm-Tag: Friday 27.9.2024

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Laços Quartet

Young soloists from Australia, Brazil, Croatia, and Armenia, whose paths converged in Vienna, will play string quartets by Beethoven and Shostakovich, two composers for whom tolerance was a vital theme.

Portrait von Michael Köhlmeier Credit: amrei-marie
Opening speech Michael Köhlmeier Evangelische Kirche in Ramsau am Dachstein

Tolerance as a historical challenge

Michael Köhlmeier is one of the most prominent contemporary German-language authors, with an extensive body of work that includes essay and fairy tale collections, radio features, screenplays, music albums and novels, most recently ‘Das Philosophenschiff’ (The Philosophers’ Ship).