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Austrian Cultural Forum London

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28 Rutland Gate
London, SW7 1PQ United Kingdom
http://acflondon.org

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February 2019

Wolf Suschitzky Photography Prize Exhibition

February 12 - April 26

The ACF London is pleased to present an exhibition of works by the winners and shortlisted artists from a new photography priye in tribute of the late Austrian emigre photographer Wolf Suschitzky. The ACF London, with the support of the Austrian Federal Chancellery (BKA) initiated the priye in 2018 to years following the death of Wolf Suschitzky. Reflecting the dual nature of Suschitzky’s identity, the prize was aimed at photographers based in both the UK and Austria. The exhibition will…

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Free

Great Classical Women

February 26 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A concert celebrating classical female composers living and historical. Mezzosoprano Andrea Schwab and pianist Joanna Niederdorfer perform and moderate a programme featuring works by Maria Theresia Paradis (1759–1824), Alma Mahler-Werfel (1879 –1964) and Anita Lelewer (1915–2012) among others.

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March 2019
Free

#SharedEurope – Last Days in Old Europe

March 12 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

From Trieste to Prague and Vienna to Warsaw – during his time in Europe, first as professional musician then as foreign correspondent for The Times, Richard Bassett was able to catch the last echoes of the Habsburg Empire and the fall of Communist regimes in the 1980s. His latest book is a memoir of this time and combines familiar events with unexpected encounters. The evening will feature a short reading from Last Days in Europe and a talk with Monika Czernin, granddaughter of Austria-Hungary’s penultimate Foreign…

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Free

In the Middle of Things

March 15 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An exciting concert to launch a new CD of chamber music by British composer Michael Zev Gordon on Resonus Classics. The CD features leading international performers, the Fidelio Trio and clarinettist Julian Bliss.

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Free

I am Beginning to Want What I Am

March 19 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In Memoriam Helga Michie. This is an  illustrated talk presented by Christine Ivanovic, editor of Helga Michie. Helga Michie, twin sister of Ilse Aichinger, came to London with a Kindertransport in 1939. In the mid-1960s she began working as a visual artist, creating multifaceted, expressive graphic work in which past horrors of persecution and displacement return almost like dreams. I am Beginning to Want What I Am, and other experts honours the artist, who passed away in September 2018.

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