Classical Music & Technology

Find out how technology and classical music interact

Top Acts

Find out what happens when combining prodigious human talent with the cutting edge of technology.
Our special guest, NY based musician Dan Tepfer will enthrall you with an exclusive concert, featuring VR visuals realized with Google technology. Joining us from London, the prolific cellist and composer Peter Gregson will engage in a singular man-vs-machine battle, playing a duet with an artificial intelligence. Don‘t miss your chance to experience violinist wunderkind Nina-Sofie Bergammer and many more performances.

Dan Tepfer

Peter Gregson

Nina-Sofie Berghammer

Keynote Speakers

We're very proud of our exceptional panel this year, which is joined by Tim Renner, entrepreneur, artist, writer and former secretary for cultural affairs of the city of Berlin. Eleonore Büning, multi-instrumentalist and well-respected journalist (FAZ, Die Zeit), the award-winning AI researcher, Patrick van der Smagt (Volkswagen Group AI Research Lab) and many more.

Tim Renner

Tim Renner

Eleonore Büning

Patrick van der Smagt

MUSIC & AI

Learn how the collaboration between machines and humans is enabling new levels of creativity!

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.

Opening Remarks

Brigitta Pallauf (President of the Parliament of Salzburg), Matthias Röder (CEO Karajan Institute), Benita von Maltzahn (Volkswagen AG), Elisabeth Gutjahr (President Mozarteum University)

45mins

Learning Machines and the Arts

Patrick van der Smagt (Volkswagen Group AI Research Lab)

45mins

Art and Tech

XU Dan (Art Encounters)

AI and the Media Industry

Stephan Scherzer (VDZ - German Magazine Publishers)

The Creative AI

Holger Volland (Frankfurt Book Fair)

How will Humans and Artificial Intelligence Work Together in the Future?

Patrick van der Smagt (Volkswagen Group AI Research Lab), Seda Röder (Sonophilia), Joe Lyske (MXX Music), XU Dan (Art Encounters), Steffen Holly (Fraunhofer Institute)

45mins

Parzival.ai – A Music-Theatrical Encounter with a Learning Machine

Mathis Nitschke (SOFILAB), Annette Josef (Munich Symphonic Orchestra)

Blockchain meets Culture

Patrick Tomelitsch (Oroundo)

45mins

Blockchain, Data and Transparency: Opportunities for the European Music Ecosystem

Holm Keller (kENUP Foundation)

Culture Tech: Economic and Political Frameworks for a European Startup Culture

Christopher Widauer (Vienna State Opera), Andreas Spechtler (Silicon Castles), Tim Renner (Motor Entertainment), Lukas Crepaz (Salzburg Festival), Holm Keller (kENUP Foundation)

45mins

The Future of Multi-Camera Live-Coverage of Orchestral Music

Johnny Laville (BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra), Alex Olegnowicz (Symmetrica), Kay Meseberg (ARTE)

45mins

3D-Printed Musical Instruments

Ricardo Simian (3D Musical Instruments)

New Concert Formats

Josep Molina (Molina Visuals), Jens Ponke (At The B-Sites), Jakub Fiebig (ONSTAGE), Tahlia Petrosian (Klassik Underground), Tobias Debuch (Mozarteum Foundation)

Acoustics and Design of Future Concert Venues

Thorsten Rohde (Rohde Acoustics), Friedrich Kleinhapl (Hagn Arts), Robert Peham (PKE)

Music in Mixed Reality

Veronique Larcher (AMBEO Immersive Audio, Sennheiser)

From Metadata to Algorithmic Listener Segmentation

Sophie Brüggemann (Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich)

Digital Editions of Music Scores

Christopher Widauer, Matthias Röder

45mins

Sheet Music and Deep Learning

Philipp Sauer (Scorepad)

45mins

Smartphones during a Concert? ONSTAGE and the Audience of the Future

Jakub Fiebig (ONSTAGE), Kasia Świętochowska (ONSTAGE)

Creating your Media Brand as an Artist

Thomas Foster (Foster Kent)

45mins

Fireside Chat: Folge Deiner Leidenschaft und sei ein unternehmerischer Musiker

Matthias Kendlinger (K&K Philharmoniker), Alexander Nast (Passionly Curious)

AI-Piano Demo & Hackathon Award Ceremony

Vladimir Viro (CTO Karajan Institute / Peachnote)

Herbert von Karajan, the Visionary Musician

Eleonore Büning (Journalist and Writer), Peter Revers (University of Music and Performing Arts Graz)

VR & AI Concert

Nina-Sofie Berghammer (Violine Loop Artist), Peter Gregson (Cellist & Composer), Dan Tepfer (Pianist-Composer)

45mins

Opening Remarks

Brigitta Pallauf (President of the Parliament of Salzburg), Matthias Röder (CEO Karajan Institute), Benita von Maltzahn (Volkswagen AG), Elisabeth Gutjahr (President Mozarteum University)

45mins

Learning Machines and the Arts

Patrick van der Smagt (Volkswagen Group AI Research Lab)

45mins

Art and Tech

XU Dan (Art Encounters)

AI and the Media Industry

Stephan Scherzer (VDZ - German Magazine Publishers)

The Creative AI

Holger Volland (Frankfurt Book Fair)

How will Humans and Artificial Intelligence Work Together in the Future?

Patrick van der Smagt (Volkswagen Group AI Research Lab), Seda Röder (Sonophilia), Joe Lyske (MXX Music), XU Dan (Art Encounters), Steffen Holly (Fraunhofer Institute)

45mins

Parzival.ai – A Music-Theatrical Encounter with a Learning Machine

Mathis Nitschke (SOFILAB), Annette Josef (Munich Symphonic Orchestra)

Blockchain meets Culture

Patrick Tomelitsch (Oroundo)

45mins

Blockchain, Data and Transparency: Opportunities for the European Music Ecosystem

Holm Keller (kENUP Foundation)

Culture Tech: Economic and Political Frameworks for a European Startup Culture

Christopher Widauer (Vienna State Opera), Andreas Spechtler (Silicon Castles), Tim Renner (Motor Entertainment), Lukas Crepaz (Salzburg Festival), Holm Keller (kENUP Foundation)

45mins

The Future of Multi-Camera Live-Coverage of Orchestral Music

Johnny Laville (BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra), Alex Olegnowicz (Symmetrica), Kay Meseberg (ARTE)

45mins

3D-Printed Musical Instruments

Ricardo Simian (3D Musical Instruments)

New Concert Formats

Josep Molina (Molina Visuals), Jens Ponke (At The B-Sites), Jakub Fiebig (ONSTAGE), Tahlia Petrosian (Klassik Underground), Tobias Debuch (Mozarteum Foundation)

Acoustics and Design of Future Concert Venues

Thorsten Rohde (Rohde Acoustics), Friedrich Kleinhapl (Hagn Arts), Robert Peham (PKE)

Music in Mixed Reality

Veronique Larcher (AMBEO Immersive Audio, Sennheiser)

From Metadata to Algorithmic Listener Segmentation

Sophie Brüggemann (Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich)

Digital Editions of Music Scores

Christopher Widauer, Matthias Röder

45mins

Sheet Music and Deep Learning

Philipp Sauer (Scorepad)

45mins

Smartphones during a Concert? ONSTAGE and the Audience of the Future

Jakub Fiebig (ONSTAGE), Kasia Świętochowska (ONSTAGE)

Creating your Media Brand as an Artist

Thomas Foster (Foster Kent)

45mins

Fireside Chat: Folge Deiner Leidenschaft und sei ein unternehmerischer Musiker

Matthias Kendlinger (K&K Philharmoniker), Alexander Nast (Passionly Curious)

AI-Piano Demo & Hackathon Award Ceremony

Vladimir Viro (CTO Karajan Institute / Peachnote)

Herbert von Karajan, the Visionary Musician

Eleonore Büning (Journalist and Writer), Peter Revers (University of Music and Performing Arts Graz)

VR & AI Concert

Nina-Sofie Berghammer (Violine Loop Artist), Peter Gregson (Cellist & Composer), Dan Tepfer (Pianist-Composer)

45mins

Lineup 2019

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Seda Röder

Sonophilia Network

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Thomas Foster

AI Sounds

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Eleonore Büning

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Josep Molina

Molina Visuals

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Christopher Widauer

Wiener Staatsoper

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Nina Sofie Berghammer

Mozarteum Salzburg

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Tahlia Petrosian

Klassik Underground

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Ricardo Simian

3D Music Instruments

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Peter Revers

Kunstuniversität Graz

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Sophie Brüggemann

Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

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Vladimir Viro

Karajan Institute / Peachnote

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Matthias Röder

Karajan Institute

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Peter Gregson

Deutsche Grammophon Artist

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Kay Meseberg

ARTE

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Thorsten Rohde

Rohde Acoustics GmbH

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Patrick van der Smagt

Volkswagen Group AI Research Lab

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Dan Tepfer

Artist

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Kasia Świętochowska

ONSTAGE

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Jakub Fiebig

ONSTAGE

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Matthias Kendlinger

K&K Philharmoniker

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Patrick Tomelitsch

OROUNDO Mobile GmbH

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Joe Lyske

MMX Music

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Alexander Nast

Passionly Curious

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Johnny Laville

BBC

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Alex Olegnowicz

Symmetrica

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Mathis Nitschke

Sofilab

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XU Dan

Art Encounters

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Veronique Larcher

AMBEO Immersive Audio

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Florian Seibold

Scorepad

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Johannes Kares

Sennheiser AMBEO

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Annette Josef

Munich Symphony Orchestra

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Andreas Spechtler

Silicon Castles

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Holger Volland

Frankfurt Book Fair

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Steffen Holly

Fraunhofer Institute

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Tim Renner

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Stephan Scherzer

VDZ

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Holm Keller

kENUPFoundation

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Jens Ponke

At The B-Sites

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Tobias Debuch

Mozarteum Foundation

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Friedrich Kleinhapl

Hagn Arts

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Robert Peham

PKE

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Lukas Crepaz

Salzburg Festival

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Philipp Sauer

Scorepad

Impressions of the Event

venue

Mozarteum Salzburg

Mirabellplatz 1,
5020 Salzburg
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