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  • Austrian Cultural Forum 3524 International Ct NW Washington, DC, 20008 United States (map)

The Merlin Ensemble Wien was founded in 1991. This circle of musicians around the "Chamber Orchestra of Europe" has the aim to combine chamber music programs and music-dramatic projects with german speaking actors like Hermann Beil, Peter Matic, Martin Schwab, Karl Markowics and Ulrich Matthes, on the highest level.

The Merlin Ensemble Wien was guests of festivals and concerthouses such asSalzburg Festival, Lucerne Festival, Beethovenfest Bonn, Musikfest Bremen, Musikverein und Konzerthaus Wien, Arnold Schoenberg Center Vienna, Morgan Library New York, Carinthian Summmer, Berliner Ensemble, Opera Leipzig, NDR Hannover, Teatro Fenice, Teatro Comunale Bologna and Teatro Comunale di Ferrara, Austrian Cultural Forum in New York and Washington and many others.

Collaborations: Sir Neville Marriner (Tripelkonzert by Beethoven), and with composers like Freidrich Cerha, Sofia Gubaidulina, Thomas Daniel Schlee and Christian Muthspiel. Recordings such as Igor Stravinskys "Soldiers Tale" (Preiser Records) and Oliver Messians "Quatuor pour la fin du temps" as an ORF CD cycle, are an important part of theirartistic work.


Till A. Körber - Reflexionen II für Klaviertrio ( 2008 )
Felix Mendelssohn - Klaviertrio op .66 in c-Moll


A. Zemlinsky - 3 Stücke for Violoncello andPiano (1891 )
Music by Franz Liszt, Jean Sibelius, Mascagni and Verdi

Martin Walch, Violin
Till A. Körber, Piano
Luis Zorita, Violoncello

When: January 29, 2016 | 07:30pm
Where: Austrian Cultural Forum, 3524 International Court, NW, Washington, DC 20008
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