TONSPUR for a public space
Sound works at quartier21/MQ in Vienna
A project by Georg Weckwerth and Peter Szely

A programme of sound works and live-performances by
international artists in the Vienna MuseumsQuartier. These artists'
multi-channelled compositions go well beyond the standard
stereophonic experience, creating captivating acoustic
architectures and sound spaces.

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William Engelen [NL]*
Verstrijken in Wien, 2009**
Bio-chronological composition for viola solo
Soloist: Dimitrios Polisoidis***
*TONSPUR-Artist-in-Residence at quartier21/MQ
**world premier for the Vienna Art Week 2009
***member of the orchestra Klangforum Wien

Fr 20.11.09, 5:30pm
quartier21/MQ, Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Vienna
Artist-in-Residence studio 501, court 7, 1. floor, free entrance
Opening words:
Georg Weckwerth [artistic director TONSPUR]
William Engelen [artist]

Verstrijken means 'the way time passes'.
In the composition "Verstrijken in Wien", William Engelen translates his daily routine as TONSPUR Artist-in-Residence at quartier21 in the MQ into music, commencing on 1 November, until the end of the concert on 20 November 2009.

William Engelen, November 2009

William Engelen, born in Weert, Netherlands in 1964, lives and works in Berlin and Rotterdam.

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Georg Weckwerth, November 2009