Music : Soundings

About Soundings

Soundings, initiated in 2004 by the Austrian Cultural Forum London, presents and profiles young composers and performers from Austria and the United Kingdom in workshops, symposia and concerts. It provides composers and musicians with a unique opportunity to get to know each other and each other’s work. Each and every year has inspired and created many exciting artist collaborations, projects and commissions many of which are ongoing. For more information please visit

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Up-coming: Soundings 2014

28 – 31 October 2014 | Austrian Cultural Forum London
ACF London & Royal College of Music The ACF’s contemporary music platform brings together composers from Austria and the UK for a week of events including concerts, talks, and open rehearsals. Now in its 11th ...
Soundings 2013 Thursday Evening Concert

Soundings 2013 Thursday Evening Concert

16 May 2013, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
The second and final concert in this year's Soundings platform. Belma Beslic-Gal  Vatnajökulsþjóðgarður, cello and electronics
Ryan Latimer Trio, viola, clarinet and piano
Ryan Latimer Uncomfortable Music, violin and piano ...
Soundings 2013 Wednesday Evening Concert

Soundings 2013 Wednesday Evening Concert

15 May 2013, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
In this first evening concert from our 2013 Soundings platform works by contemporary Austrian and UK composers are presented.  Hannah Kendall  Incident, soprano and piano
Belma Beslic-Gal  flut, bass flute and electronics
Charlie Usher The ...
Soundings 2013

Soundings 2013

14 – 17 May 2013 | Austrian Cultural Forum London
Now into its 10th year, Soundings at the ACF London continues to be a vital presence in the UK’s music calendar, bringing some of the key players in new music in Austria and ...
Soundings: Open Engagement

Soundings: Open Engagement. Concert 2

10 May 2012, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
Charlotte Bray
Midnight closes

Three Thomas Hardy settings
7 min
For piano and soprano
Composed in 2010, commissioned by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust for the Monday Night Platform 2010. Johannes Berauer

7 ...
Soundings: Panel Discussion

Soundings: Panel Discussion

10 May 2012, 5.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
Contemporary music is commonly afflicted with the opinion to be inaccessible. That this view points to the realm of many other prejudices on contemporary music, is proven by the works of some thirty young composers ...