Artists & Musicians
Alfons is an internationally-renowned Austrian actor, singer, TV host and cabaret artist. After training at the Conservatory of Vienna and the Lee Strasberg Institute in LA, he became a major television and theatre star in French- and German-speaking Europe. Alfons’ primary motivation is to entertain his audience, whether they’re in the theatre or in front of their TVs. Alfons Haider supports several charity projects.
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 Hebertinger: pt art orchestra
The pt art orchestra, foundet 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 swinging evergreens.
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.
The ensemble 'Garufa!' combines Tango with comedy and theater. It was formed in 2010 and consists of four musicians from South-America. The ensemble writes and produces their programs independently in their unique an original style. In this way these young and charismatic musicians have managed to perform in many of the largest concert halls of Europe and South America.
Chiara Greco & Martin Acosta
Together since 2013, Chiara & Martin are professional Tango dancers integrating the cast of international Tango Shows such as "Tango Fatal", "Revelacion Tango", "Minimal Tango Ensemble" and the Tango-Opera “Maria de Buenos Aires”. In Vienna, they are Managing and Creative Directors of the "Tango Atelier", where they work as Trainers and Instructors of Tango Salon, the social art-form of Tango.
Rosa Ginger Bred
Rosa is a professional Tango dancer, choreographer and teacher with an international carrier that started 20 years ago. She's the founder of one of the most successful Tango academies named 'Pasional Tango Club'.
CHOSN aka DJ L. Rock
Johannes Willrader is a passionate DJ since the mid-1990s. He's also know as CHOSN aka DJ L. Rock. With his individually adapted music mix, he's ensuring the best mood on his dance floors across Europe at hip and exclusive events.
Christian Oberndorfer aka TJ Monoxid
As integral part of the Viennese Tango Argentino scene for over 15 years, he plays tango at events throughout Austria and Germany. His typical tangos, valses and milongas of the 30s, 40s and 50s are of high-quality shellac and vinyl digitization. This ensures an energetic and authentic atmosphere on the dance floor.