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The musician Herbert Pixner with accordion on a stage
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Alpine folk music meets classical symphony. Herbert Pixner demonstrates that this combination does not need clichés: In “Symphonic Alps”, the Herbert Pixner Project’s inimitable style and infectious joy of improvisation meld with the oomph and diversity of sound of the Tonkünstler Orchestra.

Alpine folk music meets classical symphony. Herbert Pixner demonstrates that this combination does not need clichés: In “Symphonic Alps”, the Herbert Pixner Project’s inimitable style and infectious joy of improvisation meld with the oomph and diversity of sound of the Tonkünstler Orchestra.

  • Herbert Pixner, diatonic accordion, clarinet, trumpet, flugelhorn, euphonium, saxophone, lamellophone
  • Max Castlunger, percussion
  • Heidi Pixner, harp
  • Mario Punzi, drums
  • Manuel Randi, guitars
  • Werner Unterlercher, double bass
  • Tonkünstler Orchestra
  • Lorenz C. Aichner, conductor

Contemporary alpine world music at its best meets jazz, flamenco, blues and tango. From the very first note, full of passion and esprit, this collaboration is all about the relationship of the two so widely contrasting ensembles with the common denominator of music.