Artists & Musicians
Ramesh is working as musicalperformer, director, choreographer and host for many stage and TV productions in Austria and Germany. For 8 years he was the main testimonial for the telephone company Telering. 2009 he participated in the TV show "Dancing with the stars" where he reached the second place in the final. Ramesh was seen as judge in the ORF show "Die große Chance der Chöre" and in his comedy series show "Kalahari Gemsen". Right now he performs in his first music cabaret "The Gentlemen of Swing" with his stage partner Lukas Perman.
Chris Lachmuth: Dancing School Chris
Dance has been part of this former tournament dancer's life since childhood. Together with the Dancing School Chris, he will stage the impressive Opening Ceremony of the Concordia Ball. The Dancing School Chris offers year-round and daily opportunities to learn – or simply improve – one of the most famous traditional dances.
Uwe Theimer: The Vienna Opera Ball Orchestra
The Vienna Opera Ball Orchestra, founded in 1982 and directed by Uwe Theimer, devotes itself to performing dance music of the 18th and 19th centuries in Europe and around the world. The orchestra's repertoire includes compositions from the Strauss dynasty and its contemporaries, music from Robert Stolz and popular pieces from operettas. The orchestra has performed in most major European cities, as well as around the world.
Norbert Hebertingen: pt art orchestra
The ptart orchestra, founded in 1924 and directed by Norbert Hebertinger, provides a wide repertoire of music for various events in Austria and abroad. Special features are string players and international vocal artists accompanying the orchestra. Be it as dance, brass or philharmonic orchestra, pt art is internationally acknowledged for its flexibility, longstanding experience and excellent musicians.
Charly Hloch Trio
Charly Hloch on piano, Gerhard Wessely on sax and Wolfgang Bäck on drums bring you boogie woogie, blues, rock'n'roll and, especially for the Concordia Ball, danceable, groovy, jazz classics and swinging evergreens.
Radha Anjali & the Natya Mandir Dance Company
Radha is a Bharatanatyam dancer and teacher, founder of the "Natya Mandir Association to promote Classical Indian Dance in Austria" (1983). Radha teaches also at the University of Vienna and is the president of the Austro-Indian Association. As a solo dancer as well as with her dance group, Anjali performed all over Europe and India. Her choreographic work includes themes from the Indian mythology as well as contemporary interpretations.
SHIAMAK & the Shiamak Davar Dance Company
Singer, choreographer, performing artist SHIAMAK Davar is known as the “Guru of Dance” in India. He is largely responsible for modernizing India’s dance scene especially in the film and theatre industry. Personally trained by SHIAMAK, the Shiamak Davar Dance Company is one of the most versatile performing troupes in the world. Having travelled globally with SHIAMAK, the Company take the varied colors and energy of Indian culture to international audiences.
Tatjana Wegner & the BollyDance-Company
Tatjana was the first to bring the Bollywood Dance trend to Germany. She developed various training programs and founded the first professional "BollyDance Company” in Europe. Meanwhile she created and choreographed her own stage shows which also led to close cooperation with different Bollywood film productions in India. That added to her reputation as well established and successful Bollywood Dance choreographer.
Senny Chawla was born in 1986 in Delhi/India. From a very early stage he got to know the variety of Indian classical music. He learned how to play several instruments such as Tabla/Dholki and Dhol. Since then he didn't only manage to charm his audience with his extraordinary abilities as a Dhol-/Tablaplayer, but also as DJ on various events all over Europe. His goal is to spread as much Bollywood-ambiance and Indian flair as possible.
In the colorful variety of the club scene, Ejindu Abbott Okorie always finds fun to satisfy different audiences. He stands behind the turntables every weekend and rocks his audience in various clubs all over Germany. DJ Abbott developed his first skills at the turntables in 2002 in Hanover, where he played RnB, Latin America and House Music before blossoming in the still young Bollywood scene.