A 60 minute car ride, followed by a 100 minute flight, a 30 minute bus ride, a 15 minute metro ride, a two hour train ride and a 10 min taxi drive through dreary rain, and we have arrived at the legendary Paprika Hotel, near the Hungarian-Austrian border. Ready for four days of improvised mayhem. Konfrontationen 2018, alright.
This guy. It must've been something like 'Well, I'm gonna get myself piss-drunk as soon as possible, then I'm gonna sit my ass down in front of the stage, and sleep through four concerts in a row.' A real national hero.
That said, the ICP Orchestra finished off a somewhat uneven night in style.
The 38th edition of #Konfrontationen 2017, festival for free and improvised music will take place in the infamous #Jazzgalerie#Nickelsdorf between July 20-23. Once again, the festival will present a stunning variety of acts from all over the world.
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Check out this insightful conversation with musicians #MichelDoneda and Lê Quan Ninh, recorded in July 2016 at the 37 edition of #Konfrontationen festival, at #Jazzgalerie#Nickelsdorf , #Austria . ´Some sounds are really short; some are really long, or constant. Some are loud, and some are very soft. Some are thick, some are very transparent and it’s always moving and changing.´ Read the whole story on our website!