Prayer for Children

In June, the world observes several days that remind us of children who need our solidarity through prayer and advocacy in the days and months ahead: June 4th is International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression (UN) June 12th is World Day Against Child Labor June 20th World Refugee Day June 26th International Day… Continue reading Prayer for Children

VCC Represented at Reception held by Austrian Foreign Minister, Sebastian Kurz

Montag, den 25. April 2016 empfing Außenminister Kurz die Vertreter der evangelischen Gemeinden in Österreich im Alois Mock Saal des Außenministeriums in Wien. Foto: Mahmoud

Several members of the Board, including our Moderator, Mary Geissler, attended the annual reception held by Foreign Minister. Sebastian Kurz for the Protestant congregations in Austria. Below, you will find a link to the event. https://www.flickr.com/photos/minoritenplatz8/albums/72157667008087060

Georgian Music Workshop on 20-22 May 2016

The American workshop facilitator Frank Kane, founder of the Kartuli Ensemble in New York, will be visiting Vienna and share his rich group work experience in the area of Georgian part singing. Living in Paris, he studies and practices Georgian Singing since 1980 and also supports several singing groups in the USA and in Europe. Georgian… Continue reading Georgian Music Workshop on 20-22 May 2016

Wienerwald Kammerensemble Easter Concert

You are cordially invited to an Easter Concert in the Fuhrmannhaus Freskensaal. VCC Member, Anne Rothgeb-Peschek, is directing the Wienerwald Kammerensemble. Fortepiano virtuoso, Richard Fuller, will be the guest performer. Date:  Thursday, 17 March 2016 Time: 7 p.m./19:00 Location: Fuhrmannhaus Freskensaal, Linzer Strasse 404, 1140 Vienna Cost: Free. Contributions welcome Getting there: Tram 49 RSVP on 914 31 32

2016 Rothgeb Memorial Award

David Corcoran The Rothgeb Memorial Grant was established by Anne Peschek in 1987 as part of the 30th Anniversary celebration of the founding of The Vienna Community Church. The Grant recognises outstanding musical contributions that support VCC’s long standing reputation for the high quality of its music program, and enables a study project for the… Continue reading 2016 Rothgeb Memorial Award

In Memoriam

Gail Stewart, a member of the VCC choir in the 1980’s who player her flute during numerous worship services, passed away here in Vienna on February 26, 2016, after a long illness.  A gathering is being planned to remember Gail.  If you knew Gail and would like to join others in remembering her, please contact… Continue reading In Memoriam

A Familiar Face

James Levine, one of the, if not the top music critic in the United States, wrote a wonderful review in the New York Times about the Wagner opera, Tannhäuser, that is currently being performed in the Metropolitan Opera House. He writes: “The Met has assembled an exceptional cast, headed by the tenor Johan Botha as Tannhäuser, the knight… Continue reading A Familiar Face

VCC’s Multicultural Gallery

As the VCC is so multicultural, the idea is to create a VCC Gallery reflecting our diversity. To this end, members and friends are requested to submit high quality photos highlighting a particular aspect of your culture or country. We plan to hang them on the walls at VCC’s Meeting Point , either in the form of portraits (for… Continue reading VCC’s Multicultural Gallery