11:00 - 11:30
Spire - Organ Concert I
Robert Kovács (Monastery Organist in St. Florian) and Charles Matthews (Spire) perform on the famous Brucknerorgel.
Robertsbridge Codex (c. 1335) - Estampie
J. S. Bach - Toccata and Fugue in F major
Liana Alexandra - Consonances III
Immediately afterwards, there'll be guided tours "through" the organ
11:30 & 12:00
- Reservations Required!
German / English
14:30 - 15:30
Scapha: Concert by Hilke Fährmann and Jürgen Schneider
An impressive sound sculpture, an instrument that is unique
in size and sound. Afterwards, there'll be a workshop chat with the artists. - German / English
16:00 - 16:45
Rupert Huber: Piano Improvisations
The Viennese digital composer (on an analog concert grand for this gig) will take full advantage of the Marble Hall's superb acoustics.
16:45 - 17:15
Mike Harding and Charles Matthews talk about the ideas behind their exceptional music project Spire. - English
In der Gruft der Stiftsbasilika
17:15 - 18:15
18:15 - 19:15
Concert for an 8-tone set of bells; music composed and performed by Michael Nyman
19:30 - 21:00
Spire - Organ Concert II
In this second segment of the Spire concert, St. Florian organist Robert Kovács and Spire's Charles
Matthews get together with Philip Jeck (live turntables) and Christian Fennesz (live electronics).
Anton Bruckner - Scherzo from Symphony no.2
Philip Jeck - Turntables
Franz Schmidt - Toccata C-Dur
Robert Schumann - Fugue no. 1 on BACH, and Study no.4
Robert Kovács - organ improvisation
Christian Fennesz - Electronics
Francis Routh - Mystery
Arvo Pärt - Pari Intervallo
Robert Kovács, Charles Matthews, Philip Jeck, Christian Fennesz
Spire is an organ-based project curated and produced by
Mike Harding (Touch). It received an Honorary Mention in the
category Digital Musics at Prix Ars Electronica 2006.