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Olga Neuwirth’s Kloing! at Aldeburgh Festival

Olga Neuwirth’s Kloing! at Aldeburgh Festival

21 June 2017
Neuwirth’s piece is an unhinged tragicomic duel between pianist and an instrument that is computer-controlled – but also ultimatelyout of control. Illuminated by live video, it’s an exhilarating tour-de-force for performers, technology and technicians. It’s ...
Burning Secret

Burning Secret. Stefan Zweig Season

3 May 2017, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
Each month in 2017 the ACF’s Cineclub will screen a film based on and/or inspired by the works of Austrian author Stefan Zweig in anticipation of the release of the film Farewell to Europe ...
Oscar Homolka Season: Billion Dollar Brain

Oscar Homolka Season: Billion Dollar Brain

27 April 2017, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
The titular Billion Dollar Brain is set up to instruct agents around the globe to destroy Communism. A thrilling film about deception and double crossing within a large-scale anti-Communist conspiracy. UK, 1977, 108 mins, English ...
Illuminations I: Elfriede Jelinek

Illuminations I: Elfriede Jelinek

26 April 2017, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
The first instalment of a new series of innovative events bringing to light, in London, the work of writers fundamental to the unique Austrian contribution to world literature in the post-war era.

Elfriede Jelinek is ...
Oscar Homolka Season: Comrade X

Oscar Homolka Season: Comrade X

6 April 2017, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
Featuring a stellar cast including Clark Gable and Hedy Lamarr alongside Oscar Homolka, this pre-war American spy movie follows an American reporter in Moscow writing critical articles under the pseudonym ‘Comrade X’. This witty comedy ...
The Barbed Lyre — Leaves from the Isle of Man

The Barbed Lyre — Leaves from the Isle of Man

2 April 2017, 4.30pm | The Liberal Jewish Synagogue
The Liberal Jewish Synagogue, Ensemble Émigré and the Royal College of Music present:

On 2 April 2017, Ensemble Émigré returns to the Liberal Jewish Synagogue with a programme of words and music that brings together the ...