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Over the Rainbow. Compositions for Human Rights

14. June 2021 @ 18:00 - 19:00

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Over the Rainbow. Compositions for Human Rights

hmdw composition competition 2020/21

For the first time, the Department for Equality and Diversity of the hmdw – Students’ Union of the mdw – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna has held a composition competition.
The name of the competition refers to the discriminatory events in Poland in 2019/20, in connection with the proclamation of so-called “LGBT-free zones”.
The aim of the competition “Over the Rainbow” was to motivate artists to face the subject of human rights violations, stigmatisation and social exclusion of the LGBTQ+ community.

Four compositions have been awarded by the Jury, and will be performed by the ensemble N for the first time.

Final concert

Samuel Barber (1910–1981) “Summer Music” – wind quintett, op.31
Tanja Elisa Glinsner, musical director

“Sursum Corda” – piano and cello
“Samtwände” – violin, violoncello and piano
“Dream I breath” – flute, B-Klarinette, piano and violoncello
“not an ideology” – flute, clarinet, piano, violin, violoncello

The names of the winners will be announced during the concert.

The concert will be recorded on 6 June 2021 in the new concert hall, Future Art Lab/mdw, and broadcast via YouTube on 14 June.


14. June 2021
18:00 - 19:00
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hmdw – Department for Equality and Diversity
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