Beginning with the academic year of 2016/17, the work of composers, who are active at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, will be presented in individual designed portrait-event respectively with music, talks and discussions. Artistic director of this event series is Dimitri Polisoidis, who organises the musical part of the events with students of the class Performance Practice in Contemporary Music (PPCM). Since then, the following composers were presented in the context of this event series:
Previous events: Klaus Lang, 24.01.2017 Joanna Wozny, 13.05.2017 Bernhard Lang, 9.06.2017 Jennifer Walshe, 4.12.2017 Gösta Neuwirth, 15.12.2017 Gerd Kühr, 29.01.2018 Georg Friedrich Haas, 15.05.2018 Simon Steen-Andersen, 25.11.2018 Helmut Schmidinger, 3.12.2018 Elisabeth Harnik, 6.05.2019 Richard Dünser, 25.05.2019 Peter Lackner, 20.12.2019
You can find additional information to already presented composers at the project site of the archive "Archiv der Gegenwart". Besides a documentation of the previous events of this series, the homepage also offers the opportunity for preliminary research about existing material to the portrayed composer, which is present at the archive of the university.