Classical Music & Technology

Find out how technology and classical music interact

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#KARAJAN #MUSICTECH

The Eliette and Herbert von Karajan Institute, in collaboration with Volkswagen Group China, is hosting a one-day conference dedicated to classical music and technology.

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

Click on the titles below to see speakers and details. Program subject to change.

Media Arrival

Gathering of all our guests and subsequent division into groups

20mins

Experience Corners for the Guests

3 groups rotation, each group 12-15 guests, each corner 15 mins for presentation and experience. Presented by Matthias Röder (Karajan Institute CEO), Volkswagen Group Future Center Design Team, Henrik Matthies (MIMI Hearing Technologies), Vladimir Viro (Karajan Institute CTO)

Corner 1
Corner 2
Corner 3
Music presentation inside a car with an App (e-Golf + Passat) Design presentation (by Volkswagen Group Future Center Design Team) OLYMPIANA - An AI Technology that is able to accompany musicians on a piano

45mins

Opening

Karen Li


2mins

Keynote Speech

Jochem Heizmann


8mins

Yellow Lounge

Clemens Trautmann


2mins

Dialogue I – Future of Culture and Mobility

How do technological advances in AI and automation have an impact on culture and mobility?
Moderator: Matthias Röder

With: Peter Ortlieb (Head of Design, Future Center Asia), Holger Volland (Frankfurt Bookfair), Daniel Hope (Violonist), Tim Renner (Motor Music), Nick NM Yap (Volareo)

40mins

Live Performance

Peter Gregson

Cellist Peter Gregson performs a duet with the artificial intelligence OLYMPIANA

5mins

Dialogue II – Autonomous Driving & Music AI

How will advances in automatic and autonomous driving shape the way we consume and interact with music and media?
Moderator: Matthias Röder

With: He Dageng (Shanghai Symphony), Peter Ortlieb (Head of Design, Future Center Asia), Vladimir Viro (CTO Karajan Institute), Thomas Foster (AI Sounds), Fu Jiran (Chinese Journalist)

40mins

Dinner + Experience Corners Pt II

Guests evening dinner, group photo shooting and socializing. Followed by another chance to try the experience corners.

70mins

Ending

The formal ending of the Karajan Music Tech Conference Beijing at the Volkswagen Group China. If guests wish, they can join the follow-up event Yellow Lounge which starts at 10 p.m.

SPEAKERS

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Matthias Röder

Karajan Institute

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Jochem Heizmann

Volkswagen Group China

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Thomas Foster

AI Sounds

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Vladimir Viro

Karajan Institute

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Daniel Hope

Zurich Chamber Orchestra

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Tim Renner

Motor Music

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Holger Volland

THE ARTS+ digital culture festival

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Nick NM Yap

Volareo

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Peter Ortlieb

Volkswagen Group Asia

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Henrik Matthies

MIMI Hearing Technologies

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He Dageng

Shanghai Symphony Orchestra

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Fu Jiran

ELLE MEN (Rui Shi)

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Peter Gregson

Deutsche Grammophon Artist

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Clemens Trautmann

Deutsche Grammophon

This was KMT 2018 Beijing

venue

Located in the Chaoyang District, Beijing, the lobby of Volkswagen Group China

No. 3A, Xi Liu Jie, Sanlitun Road
Chaoyang District
Beijing 100027, P.R. China

get directions

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