Classical Music & Technology

Find out how technology and classical music interact

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The Eliette and Herbert von Karajan Institute, in collaboration with the Easter Festival and the University Mozarteum, is hosting a one-day conference dedicated to classical music and technology.

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WATCH

Missed the Live Stream? Here you can watch the best moments of this year's conference.

MUSIC & AUTOMOTIVE

Experience the future of intelligent music applications in autonomous cars.

KEYNOTES & DISCUSSIONS

Learn about the most recent trends and future developments in classical music from entrepreneurs, artists and scientists.

INNOVATION LAB

Explore the most cutting-edge classical music start-ups and technology companies in our curated demo space.

PROGRAM

Registration starts at 9:00. The conference program ends at 18:00. Panels and speakers will be announced on a rolling basis. Click on the titles below to see speakers and details. Program subject to change.

Welcome

Matthias Röder, Peter Ruzicka & Sarah Wedl-Wilson

Presented by

Matthias Röder, Peter Ruzicka & Sarah Wedl-Wilson

15mins

Media and the Future of Automotive

Rebecca Schmid, Matthias Röder, Benita Von Maltzahn & Vladimir Viro

Presented by

Rebecca Schmid, Matthias Röder, Benita Von Maltzahn & Vladimir Viro

75mins

Will Blockchain Change the Music Industry?

Matthias Röder, Nicolas Mosimann, Elfriede Sixt, Phil Barry, Sasha Borovik, George Howard, Martin Brem & Oliver Völkel

Presented by

Matthias Röder, Nicolas Mosimann, Elfriede Sixt, Phil Barry, Sasha Borovik, George Howard, Martin Brem & Oliver Völkel

90mins

Brand, Media + Technology – How Emotions Enhance Your Brand

Frank Gerdes, Alex Olegnowicz, Sven Sören Beyer, Annina Zwettler & Angela Alvarez Rilla

Emotional brands are driving the value of products in all industries. With new technologies being developed faster than ever before, media and music producers need to tell their brand stories in multiple channels and across various technologies at the same time. Obviously, this creates challenges both on operational as well as financial levels. This panel, which is a cooperation between the IMZ Academy and the Eliette and Herbert von Karajan Institute explores the issues and chances emerging from the brand-emotion-technology intersection.   Presented by

Frank Gerdes, Alex Olegnowicz, Sven Sören Beyer, Annina Zwettler & Angela Alvarez Rilla

90mins

New Events & Formats

Rebecca Schmid, Christian Czychowski & Ferdinand von Strantz

Presented by

Rebecca Schmid, Christian Czychowski & Ferdinand von Strantz

60mins

Immersive Audio: The New Way of Listening

Andreas Spechtler, Sarah Voice, Christian Lorenz, Matthias Röder

Presented by

Andreas Spechtler, Sarah Voice, Christian Lorenz & Matthias Röder

60mins

Music Education and Technology

David Bahanovich, Sarah Wedl-Wilson, Xavier Serra, Helmut Herglotz & Seda Röder

Presented by

David Bahanovich, Sarah Wedl-Wilson, Xavier Serra, Helmut Herglotz & Seda Röder

90mins

Audience Data into the Future

Ole Baekhoej, Kathleen Alder, Leander Schlicht & Fiona McMartin

The collection of data in concert halls, venues and festivals is drastically changing. Be it RFID technology or the new GDPR law coming into place in a couple of months. This panel looks into the future of technology around data collection and we hear from key players inside the industry as well as from other sectors.   Presented by

Ole Baekhoej, Kathleen Alder, Leander Schlicht & Fiona McMartin

60mins

Ohne Frack on Tour: Die Staatskapelle Dresden in Salzburg

Valerie Seufert

Presented by

Valerie Seufert

30mins

Violin Tech Concert

Nina Sofie Berghammer

Pieces with loop station: (violin and piano) Smoke on the water Viva la vida Dangerous shape Let it apologize Kanon in D in G (Pachelbel) Game of Thrones Presented by

Nina Sofie Berghammer

30mins

Discover Phase7

Jana Posth & Sven Sören Beyer

Presented by

Jana Posth & Sven Sören Beyer

30mins

Juries in Competition: the Rather Different Piano Competition

Klaus Kaufmann

A piano competition with three juries, where the music is transmitted inbetween pianos. Presented by

Klaus Kaufmann

30mins

Sonavera: Music Education in Augmented Reality

James Cauwelier

Presented by

James Cauwelier

30mins

Disc Museum: A new streaming service

Guillaume Descottes

Presented by

Guillaume Descottes

30mins

Newzik & Vienna State Opera

Aurelia Azoulay & Christopher Widauer

State Opera Vienna and Newzik speak about new projects in interactive music notation Presented by

Aurelia Azoulay & Christopher Widauer

30mins

The Real Virtual Concert Hall

Christian Lorenz

The Real Virtual Concert Hall projects any space into a 360 degree dome. Any audio space can also be recreated. This special concert hall will be presented at the Beethoven 2020 jubilee. Presented by

Christian Lorenz

30mins

Bellevue Virtual Media: Classical Music in VR

Frank Stahmer & Lorenz Kazda

Presented by

Frank Stahmer & Lorenz Kazda

30mins

Open Sheet Music Display

Thomas Buchstätter

Presented by

Thomas Buchstätter

30mins

Music, Vids & Tech for Generation Z – Anything Changed?

Hannes M. Schalle

A short Story of time in Music Visualisation and Outlook! However: Increasing revenues, great legal fights, and major technological trends in music business are all set to make their mark on 2018… and the year’s only just begun! Presented by

Hannes M. Schalle

30mins

Nyx: a New Kind of Musical Instrument.

Thomas Foster

Presented by:

Thomas Foster

30mins

From Bowie-Bonds to Smart Contracts

Lukas Oberbichler

Presented by

Lukas Oberbichler

30mins

Launching Music Traveler in Salzburg

Hyung-Ki Joo & Aleksey Igudesman

Music Traveler is Air B'n'B for musicians Presented by

Hyung-Ki Joo & Aleksey Igudesman

30mins

The Scent of Music

Kim Arazi & Seda Röder

"The Scent of Music". Multisensory experiences. A short experiment with music and scent. Presented by

Kim Arazi & Seda Röder

30mins

Startup Competition Winner Announcement

Matthias Röder, Andreas Spechtler & Seda Röder

Presented by

Matthias Röder, Andreas Spechtler & Seda Röder

60mins

SPEAKERS

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Matthias Röder

Karajan Institute

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Andreas Spechtler

Silicon Castles

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Alex Olegnowicz

Symmetrica Inc

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Helmut Herglotz

Sofasession

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Aleksey Igudesman

Music Traveler

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Julia Kaiser

YoungReporters

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George Howard

GHStrategic

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Angela Alvarez Rilla

Sintonia Media

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Annina Zwettler

ARTE Deutschland

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David Bahanovich

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London

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Nicolas Mosimann

Kellerhals Carrard

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Martin Brem

Red Bull Media House

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Sven Sören Beyer

phase7

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Ole Baekhoej

Pierre Boulez Saal

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Christopher Widauer

Wiener Staatsoper

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Jana Posth

phase7

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Aurélia Azoulay

NEWZIK

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Christian Lorenz

Beethoven Anniversary Society

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Seda Röder

Sonophilia Network

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Sasha Borovik

Cryptology AG

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Hyung-Ki Joo

Igudesman & Joo Duo

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Rebecca Schmid

Music Critics Association of North America

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Peter Ruzicka

Salzburg Easter Festival

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Klaus Kaufmann

Mozarteum University, Salzburg

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Kim Arazi

IN3

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Hannes M. Schalle

Moonlake Entertainment

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Elfriede Sixt

FinTech Academy

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Frank Stahmer

Vienna Academy Orchestra

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Kathleen Alder

WildKat PR

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Lorenz Kazda

Bellevue Virtual Media

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James Cauwelier

Sonavera

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Nina Sofie Berghammer

Mozarteum Salzburg

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Sarah Wedl-Wilson

Mozarteum University Salzburg

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Christian Czychowski

Boehmert & Boehmert

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Phil Barry

Blokur

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Fiona McMartin

Internationally renowned festivals and venues

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Frank Gerdes

ServusTV

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Sarah Voice

Mimi Hearing Technologies

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Leander Schlicht

ICS Festival Service GmbH

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Xavier Serra

Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona

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Ferdinand von Strantz

Highlight Event AG

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Isabelle Fröhlich

Volkswagen Group

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Sanne Aartsen

SONY Global Playlist Marketing

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Thomas Foster

Foster Kent

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Thomas Buchstätter

Phonicscore.com

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Oliver Völkel

Stadler Völkel

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Vladimir Viro

Peachnote

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Guillaume Descottes

DiscMuseum

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Valerie Seufert

Staatskapelle Dresden

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Benita Von Maltzahn

Volkswagen Group

INNOVATION LAB

The Innovation Lab is a curated exhibition that showcases startups, products and technologies for classical music fans, musicians and composers. Contact us if your company would like to exhibit.
The Innovation Lab is brought to you in cooperation with Silicon Castles Salzburg.

venue

Located in the center of Salzburg, the University Mozarteum is within walking distance of the Festival Hall.

University Mozarteum

Mirabellplatz 1
5020 Salzburg
Austria

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