We’ ve received a petition from Austria, where the national broadcaster ORF is planning to abolish its involvement in the Styrian Autumn avant-garde festival (est. 1968) at Graz. Supporters say its withdrawal would constitute an ‘irreparable loss’ for the new music scene.
We cannot judge the issue, never having attended the Steierischer Herbst or being able to recall any of its significant premieres. If you have a different view, however, you may wish to sign this petition.
Here are two officials promos: