In our multimedia stories, we highlight selected topics of the festival, explore background information and start conversations.


Various loudspeaker models stand on a stage and are illuminated in red.

The Acousmonium at the Festival Présences électronique

Photo: Didier Allard, © INA grm

The Loudspeaker Orchestra: Acousmonium

For its 50th birthday, the GRM's Acousmonium is visiting MaerzMusik. Find out more about the loudspeaker orchestra designed by François Bayle in our multimedia story, check out interviews with artists such as KMRU, Eiko Ishibashi and Jim O'Rourke, and listen to a selection of pieces by composers like Beatriz Ferreyra, Iannis Xenakis and Eve Aboulkheir.


Lucia Dlugoszewski performing “Geography of Noon”

Courtesy of the Erick Hawkins Dance Foundation, Inc.

Lucia Dlugoszewski

How not to become famous – our story “Lucia Dlugoszewski” provides some introductory insights into the life and works of this composer, performer, inventor of instruments, writer and choreographer who will be a focal figure of MaerzMusik 2023 and 2024.


The portrait of the composer Éliane Radigue in black and white. She is wearing a blouse with a square pattern.

Éliane Radigue

© Éleonore Huisse

The Universe of Éliane Radigue

Radigue’s oeuvre encompasses three phases in which she experiments with recording devices and feedback techniques, modular synthesizers and finally acoustic instruments to explore the inner life of sounds and their becoming in listening. In our Digital Guide, you can learn more about the most important biographical stations, the working methods and the creative periods of the pioneer of electronic music.