Windkraft - Kapelle für Neue Musik
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Windkraft - Kapelle für Neue Musik

General Information

Year of Foundation:  1999

 

Windkraft is a wind orchestra that is active in both North and South Tyrol. Since its foundation in 1999, Windkraft has positioned itself as a specialized ensemble in the field of contemporary music.
In addition to many concerts at renowned festivals such as Klangspuren Schwaz and Transart Bolzano, Windkraft has performed in Vienna, at the Carinthian Summer Ossiach, at the Mahler Weeks in Toblach and Muziekgebouw Amsterdam. Further performances were given at the opening concert Museion Bolzano, at the Festival Eclatsconcerts Fribourg, the Engadin Festival, the Valgardena Festival, Merano Festival, at the opening of the Universiade 2005 at the Tivoli Neu in Innsbruck, at the Arena Festival Riga, the Gaida Festival in Vilnius, at a chamber concert in Innsbruck, and two concerts in the broadcasting studio ORF-Tirol for the concert series "Musik im Studio".
So far the ensemble Windkraft has performed numerous world premieres by Tyrolean and international composers.

Lineup/Description of Style

Band/Ensemble MemberInstrument
flute
flute
flute
flute
flute
flute
oboe
oboe
oboe
oboe
clarinet
clarinet
clarinet
clarinet
clarinet
clarinet
clarinet
clarinet
clarinet
clarinet
bassoon
bassoon
bassoon
bassoon
bassoon
bassoon
bassoon
saxophone
saxophone
saxophone
saxophone
horn
horn
horn
horn
horn
horn
horn
horn
horn
horn
horn
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trombone
trombone
trombone
trombone
trombone
trombone
trombone
trombone
trombone
trombone
euphonium
tuba
tuba
tuba
tuba
tuba
tuba
percussion instruments
percussion instruments
percussion instruments
percussion instruments
percussion instruments
percussion instruments
percussion instruments
percussion instruments
percussion instruments
percussion instruments
percussion instruments
percussion instruments
percussion instruments
percussion instruments
percussion instruments
piano
piano
piano
harp
guitar, electric guitar
double bass
double bass
electric bass

Discography, Performances, Projects

Discography:

  • 2007: Johannes Maria Staud - Aperion (Kairos)
  • 2005: Sofia Gubaidulina - Stunde der Seele

Field of Activity of (Person)

Commissioning Organisation of (Person)

Commissioning Organisation of (Composition)

Contact, Links

Website:  windkraftmusic.com