"With his compositions, Hosokawa opens spaces and connects people all over the world. The special sound of his music transcends and makes the concert hall a place of global encounter," the jury said. "In doing so, he succeeds in combining culturally specific ways of listening to music into an extraordinary work of sound art while preserving his own traditions."more
Toshio Hosokawa will be awarded the Goethe Medal in August for writing music that builds bridges between cultures.
The series of important concerts celebrating Friedrich Cerha's 95th birthday culminates on August 7th: the monumental Spiegel cycle can be experienced at the Salzburg Festival, performed by the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra under Ingo Metzmacher. In our magazine we celebrate the anniversary with a collection of portrait articles, current links, and his video interview for the Stadtjournal wien.at.
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