Archiv der Gegenwart

The „Archiv der Gegenwart“ is a project of the archive of the University in cooperation with the department for composition, music theory, music history and conducting. 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). The series “Im Porträt” is base for a multimedia documentation and receives presentation on the homepage that was specifically created for this project. For researchers and anyone interested is an as extensive as possible collection of materials to the composers available.


The homepage provides an opportunity for preliminary research about the materials to the portrayed composers that are available at the archive. You find as well documentation to each of the portrait-events with pictures, audio files and other related materials.