Studio Dan

Tribute to Frank

Music that makes you think better

Studio Dan comes from Studio Tan and Zappa is the best. That would be pretty much the shortest text about our band.


Breaking News

Studio Dan is ready to launch

Studio Dan heads off across the Atlantic with a suitcase full of exciting world premieres as well as contemporary repertoire.



Concert Installation to works by Krüger & Pardeller

Krüger & Pardeller’s audio and room installation HOMO FABER, on display from November 2014 to June 2015 at the 21er Haus in Vienna, focuses on the role of artists as the creators of new artifacts. The installation, its design reminiscent of a stage, juxtaposes historical sound recordings and works by Fritz Wotruba with texts and works from the artists themselves, connected by sound by Daniel Riegler


Braxton et al.

A contemporary jazz quintet

coming soon!



Clemens Wenger & Studio Dan Strings

„You could say, Naples is an ugly, crime-ridden city of proles, with not much to offer to European intellectuals. Naples has much that is ancient, lots of culture, but nothing is snazzed up just for the sake of recalling the past, to show off what once was. This city provokes change, it surges ahead, it has an extremely loud, smelly, chaotic side to it and an incredibly beautiful, amazingly tranquil one.” (C. Wenger)


Black Angels

String quartet and piano quintet

Modern classics for string quartet and contemporary music for piano quintet


Planet Globokar

An evening of music for very brave families.

Welcome to Planet Globokar, a singular musical laboratory. On this planet, everything is disassembled and reassembled in totally unexpected ways. But why?



Jazz and Contemporary Music, Oboe and Techno, Roast Pork and Adorno

“Decadence” was premiered in 2011 and published on CD in 2012. The focus is on the music of Clemens Wenger and Daniel Riegler and the ensemble Studio Dan in his most opulent form. The music tries nothing less but bringing EVERYTHING which inspired the composers and EVERYTHING that the ensemble stands for under one roof. In November 2016 we are going to present the follow-up of the project in Vienna and Zürich (Tage für Neue Musik)



Post-Tonal Pop Songs for a Post-Tonal World

Studio Dan has a new pop song project with composer Caitlin Smith. The EP is up on Soundcloud.


Prolog Due / Due

Studio Dan & Michel Doneda

Fanfare III is a project together with saxophonist Michel Doneda. Based solely on the sound of his instruments used in his solo improvisations a full-length composition is developed



Concept pieces and graphic notations

Working with graphic scores, improvisation instructions and conceptual pieces comes


More Creatures & Other New Stuff

Our own concert series

Way back on our debut double album, “Creatures & Other Stuff,” we started playing with the idea of our musical creations as breathing animals unto themselves. Whether fully-notated, improvised, or a combination of the two, our musical creatures take on a life of their own