About the Event

On March 27, 2019 Wiener Urtext Edition presented its cooperation with the Japanese company GVIDO MUSIC and introduced the Austrian music world to the world's first dual screen digital music score device called GVIDO. The following artists demonstrated the practical use of the device live at Mozarthaus Vienna with works from the repertoire of the Wiener Urtext Edition:

Erika Spring (Piano) – W.A. Mozart Sonata for piano A major KV 331
Arabella Steinbacher (Violin) and Robert Kulek (Piano) – W.A. Mozart Sonata for piano and violin G major KV 301

Kiyoshi Koinuma, the ambassador of Japan, spoke about the importance of the 150th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Austria and Japan in his welcoming speech.
Dr. Jochen Reutter, editor-in-chief of the Wiener Urtext Edition, related how Wiener Urtext Edition has with its superbly researched and prepared editions, made a name for itself as a forward-looking publisher of scholarly and informative urtext performing editions, ever since its founding in 1972.
Ryoichi Sirayanagi, COO of Europe and USA of GVIDO MUSIC, explained the possibilities that the use of GVIDO offers and answered questions from the interested audience afterwards.
The event was hosted by Wolgang Schaufler (Universal Edition).

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Hiroyuki Ohash (GVIDO MUSIC), Ryoichi Sirayanagi (GVIDO MUSIC), Kiyoshi Koinuma (Ambassador of Japan), Stefan Ragg (Wiener Urtext Edition), Dr. Jochen Reutter (Wiener Urtext Edition)

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Ryoichi Sirayanagi (GVIDO MUSIC)

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Erika Spring

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Erika Spring, Arabella Steinbacher, Ryoichi Sirayanagi (GVIDO MUSIC)

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Ryoichi Sirayanagi (GVIDO MUSIC), Stefan Ragg (Wiener Urtext Edition), Christopher Widauer (Wiener Staatsoper)

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Christopher Widauer (Wiener Staatsoper), Astrid Koblanck (Universal Edition)