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Start of the registration periode for the 11th International Chamber Music Competition Franz Schubert and Modern Music 2022

The 11th edition of the competition will take place from February 5-14, 2022 in the two competition categories Lied Duo and Piano Trio. Musicians from...

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Start of the registration periode for the 11th International Chamber Music Competition Franz Schubert and Modern Music 2022

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"Making-of" POPULUS now online!

The "Making-of" documentary of the award-winning opera production "Populus" by Peter Jakober provides unique insights and background information on...

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Musikerin und Komponistin Ursula Reicher; Foto: Johannes Gellner

Online concert: The UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra plays compositions by KUG students

The UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra, conducted by KUG professor Ed Partyka, will perform compositions by KUG students in a Live-Stream concert on 8 March.

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Honorary KUG Doctor Phil Collins turns 70

The University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (KUG) awarded eight-time Grammy Award winner Phil Collins its first ever honorary doctorate in 2019....

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Preisträger*innen 2021: Komponist Christof Ressi (Foto 1) und Komponistin Nina Šenk (Foto 2);  Fotos: 1 Silvio Rether; 2 Ciril Jazbec

Johann-Joseph-Fux Prize goes to Christof Ressi and Nina Šenk

The winners of the 2021 Johann-Joseph-Fux Competition for Opera Composition have been announced: Christof Ressi and Nina Šenk. Not only will the two...

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KUG competition “Franz Schubert and Modern Music” postponed to 2022

The Executive Committee announces the postponement of the 11th International Competition “Franz Schubert and Modern Music” from 2021 to 2022. One of...

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Coronavirus - Current traffic light alert level at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz: Orange

Institute Oberschützen: Orange

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Gianluca Iadema; Foto: privat

Announcement: The prize winners of the International Composition Competition Lied Duo 2020

The composers Luciano Correa Barraza (Chile) and Gianluca Iadema (Italy) convinced the international jury with their works "Vértigo" and "Wirbel". For...

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Announcement: The prize winners of the International Composition Competition Piano Trio 2020

The composers Javier Quislant García from Spain and Tomasz Szczepanik from Poland convinced the international jury with their works. A total of 152...

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KUG Online Symposium “Music Pours Over The Sense”

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International Composition Competition “Lied Duo” 2020

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Franck Bedrossian; Foto: Philippe Gontier

New KUG Professor of Composition: Franck Bedrossian

In March 2020, a new Professor was appointed to the Chair of Composition and Music Theory at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz: Gerd...

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KUG video: Gildas Quartet – Surround Sound Sessions

A highly innovative audience engagement concept was presented by the British-Canadian Gildas Quartet in December 2019 at the University of Music and...

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Ed Partyka; Foto: Johannes Gellner

JAZZ COMP GRAZ 2020

71 young jazz composers from 26 different countries submitted their works for this year’s JAZZ COMP GRAZ. This competition, initiated by the Jazz...

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CORONAVIRUS: University of Music and Performing Arts Graz social media campaigns

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The measures of the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (KUG)

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International Cello Competition “Anna Kull”

At the first International Cello Competition “Anna Kull” at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (KUG) from 10 to 22 February, 95 young...

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KUG offers congratulations on top appointments!

KUG graduate and clarinettist, Daniel Hochstöger, has been appointed solo clarinettist for the illustrious Dresden Philharmonic, and KUG Professor, Ed...

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YEAR OF CULTURE 2020

The University of Music and Performing Arts Graz is looking forward with excitement to the Year of Culture 2020. It will be involved in multiple ways,...

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KUG-Rektorat NEU: GRUPE, SIMANDL, SCHULZ, ZEICHEN-ZIEGLER, WIMMER (v.l.n.r.); Foto: Alexander Wenzel

University Council elects Rectorate Team proposed by Georg Schulz – one male and three female Vice Rectors

In its meeting of 9 December 2019, the University Council of the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (KUG) unanimously voted in the Rectorate...

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Tango for Musicians in Europe 2019

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From Chamber Music for Guitar to PPCM Voice - New Studies at the KUG

With new master's degree programs and new professorships, KUG is developing emphases in the areas of chamber music and new music.

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