Rufus Wainwright and his Band
Vienna State Opera 19.30
Rufus Wainwright, son of songwriter Loudon Wainwright III and singer Kate McGarrigle, returns to the world of melodic pop after excursions into the world of opera. With his seventh studio album "Out Of The Game" he created - together with producer Mark Ronson - an impressive masterpiece.
Travel Image “Tribute to Joe Zawinul”
Porgy & Bess 21.00
For many musicians in Austria Joe Zawinul’s music is a focus point and source of inspiration. In an unusual line up with violin/saxophone as it’s lead section „Travel Image“ process and remix lesser known but none the less interesting pieces from Zawinul’s early years.
Megitza is a true concert revelation - an unusual voice, charisma and beauty. In her compositions, she creatively refers to folk music, combining the traditional with the modern sounds of jazz, pop, rock, and Americana.
Scott Hamilton & Jazzklusiv
Without any question – the eminent Tenor-Sax artist Scott Hamilton (born 1954 in Rhode Island) is one of the greatest of the Mainstream-Giants who are preserving the true american-music for future generations.
Summerstage - admission free! 20.00
"My style is melodramatic pop, pop music with classical elements," says Magdalena Piatti about their music. "It is difficult to describe the profound fragility of strong emotions in words, it's easier to pack it up in music! The thin line between loss and hope runs through all my songs."