An interdisciplinary center for the study of the Habsburg Empire, Austria and other successor states, and the new Europe.
Voices of Vienna will present a concert celebrating "The Voices of Spring" on Friday, May 24, 7:00 p.m., at the Plymouth Congregational Church Guild Hall, 1900 Nicollett Ave. S., Minneapolis. The program will feature works by Richard Strauss, Johann Strauss, Jr., Schumann, and Brahms. Singers will include Voices of Vienna Scholarship winner Beth Bayley and Gabriel Priesser. A reception will follow. Admission is $15. For more information, view this PDF flyer.
The Center for Austrian Studies has awarded four 2012 Summer Graduate Research Grants to outstanding University of Minnesota students:
Danielle Kuntz (Musicology/Ethnomusicology, School of Music)
Kalani Michell (Moving Image Studies, German, Scandinavian, and Dutch)
Ryan Moltz (Sociology)
Marla Zubel (Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature)
In addition, we have awarded the 2012 Voices of Vienna Scholarship, established by Wilbur and Kathryn Keefer in honor of William E. Wright, to Beth Bayley (Voice Performance, School of Music).
Upcoming public television broadcasts of the documentary based upon the Center's 2008 public forum (principal cosponsor: Horst M. Rechelbacher Foundation) will occur on the statewide MN Channel, with affiliates in the Twin Cities, Duluth/Superior, Appleton, Austin/Rochester, Bemidji/Brainerd, and Fargo/Moorhead. You can now find the dates of upcoming broadcasts online.
The program is also archived at the Minnesota Video Vault. You may watch the program on your computer at your convenience.