Founded in 2004, the seven-members of the brass ensemble Federspiel (“feather game”) were students at Vienna’s University of Music and Performing Arts.  With a sound that takes listeners on an eclectic musical journey through folk, world, traditional, and even pop, Federspiel’s bold improvisations redefine any preconceptions of brass-band music. “So much inspiration, humor, sensitivity and free flowing energy you rarely find on stage, especially with brass bands,” described world-renowned trumpet player Reinhold Friedrich.

Thursday, September 15:  Lotus Opening Concert
Friday, September 16: Lotus Friday Evening Showcase
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Presented in partnership with the IU Institute for European Studies.

(Image credit: Julia Wesely, Maria Frodl)