Konzert 1938

“my theatre, my gesamtkunstwerk found the music by itself when i left the word.” – Hermann Nitsch, 1995

18 April 2023 marks the first anniversary of the artist Hermann Nitsch’s passing. To honor this occasion, the Nitsch Foundation invites to a performance of his composition for a string quintet “1938”. (more…)

in memoriam Hermann Nitsch

Hermann Nitsch passed away in peace on April 18, 2022 after serious illness at the age of 83. (more…)

Filmpremiere Malaktion Walküre

The nitsch museum presents a film of Hermann Nitsch’s complete painting action for Richard Wagner’s “Die Walküre” staged at the Bayreuth Festival 2021.


Bayreuth Festival_Premiere

The performances of the “Valkyrie” (Die Walküre) will be framed by various artistic directions that mirror, comment on, continue or make all parts of the “Ring des Nibelungen” experienceable in a new way.

Hermann Nitsch follows the honorable invitation by the Bayreuth Festival and will stage the “Valkyrie” with a painting action under the musical direction of Pietari Inkinen.


winter break 2020

Dear friends and supporters,

the end of the year is slowly approaching and the holiday season is upon us.
We thank you for supporting us throughout the whole year of 2020 and we wish you a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year.

Please note, that our offices will be closed from December 23, 2020 until January 6, 2021.

We very much look forward to welcoming you in 2021!

The team of the Nitsch Foundation & Hermann and Rita Nitsch

Klangraum Nitsch

Experience Hermann Nitsch’s 1st String Quartet and the Berlin Organ Concerto performed by Christian Tschinkel and Gilbert Handler as sound director in their 24-channel sound studio at the Alte Traktorfabrik in Vienna Floridsdorf. (more…)


Dear friends of the Nitsch Foundation,

The year 2019 brought us many highlights and we are very happy to have shared these moments with you. We wish you happy and relaxing holidays for a good start into the next year!

The NITSCH FOUNDATION will be closed from December 23, 2019 until January 6, 2020.
We look forward to seeing you again in the new year!



During the PARALLEL VIENNA 2018 the Nitsch Foundation shows a LIVE-recording of Hermann Nitsch’s latest action performance. (more…)

London’s Biennial

London’s Biennial Of International Performance Art And Noise presents a retrospective of Hermann Nitsch’s action performances.


Presentation of the ORF documentary

In the documentary of the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation [ORF] on the occasion of the 80th birthday of Hermann Nitsch, director Maria Seifert accompanies the artist through the different aspects of his universe: the Orgies Mysteries Theatre. (more…)