12-15 April 2023, Budapest
A journal written in sound, Vienna Acoustic Diaries chronicles the experience of a multicultural capital breathing music. In the orchestra launched by Austrian-Iranian Mahan Mirarab, members are well-versed in multiple traditions, curious and brave. Interweaving Arabic, European, Kurdish and Turkish classical music with jazzy impros, they defy categorization and shortsighted labels. Almost like a utopia carried out through music: this ensemble is ever open to new influences and members, while in harmony with the local spirit, Vienna’s musical heritage.