Karajan/FH Salzburg – 4th Classical Music Hack Day

Join the 4th Classical Music Hack Day Salzburg, April 8-9 2017 and hack the classics!

  • Herbert von Karajan and Staatskapelle Dresden at a recording session 1970 | Copyright: © S. Lauterwasser; Karajan Archive

    Herbert von Karajan and Staatskapelle Dresden at a recording session 1970 © S. Lauterwasser; Karajan Archive

Classical Music Meets Code: The Eliette and Herbert von Karajan Institute, in collaboration with the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, is hosting the 4th Classical Music Hack Day on April 8-9 2017, an event that combines the greatest classical music from the past with breakthrough technology in the present. The goal of the event is to build tools for innovative, digital experiences of classical music. The event is open to engineers, musicians and everyone in between with an interest in hacking the classics!

“We have learnt from the things of the past, to bring them with us into the present, and hand them on to the future.” - Herbert von Karajan (1908 - 1989)

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Billy Budd

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