About Us

The Association “Friends of Bruno Walter Music Days” was founded in 2016 in order to guarantee the continued existence of this cultural project, unique in the region, which has been managed by Jack Martin Händler for more than ten years. The Association has its registered office in Bratislava and additional offices in Vienna and Budapest.

Executive Board
The Executive Board is the managing body of the Association and has the broadest powers of approval for all acts not reserved to the General Assembly. The Executive Board decides on the functioning and management of the Association between the General Assembly meetings.

Executive Board
Jack Martin HÄNDLER (Chairman), Matthias FÖLDEAK, Adrian RAJTER


Honorary Committee

Josef AREGGER Former Ambassador of Switzerland to Slovakia
Josef AZIZI Former judge at Court of Justice of EU
Joachim BLEIKER Ambassador of Germany to Slovakia
ReinhardBÖCK UNIQA Group Service Center, Managing Director
Margit BRUCK-FRIEDRICH Ambassador of Austria to Slovakia
Vladimír BUŽEK Professor, Slovak Academy of Sciences
Helfried CARL Former Ambassador of Austria to Slovakia
Elisabeth ELLISON-KRAMER Ambassador of Austria to Hungary
Wolfgang FISCHER CEO – Zurich Insurance Company, Bratislava Competence Center
Christine  FREILINGER Ambassador of Austria to Moldova
Josef HERCZEG Founder of the auction company SOGA Ltd.
Alexander HOFFET Ambassador of Switzerland to Slovakia
Peter MIŠÍK Ambassador of Slovakia to Austria
Tibor PETÖ Ambassador of Hungary to Slovakia
Herbert PFEIFFER Former Board of Director’s member of PSS
Wilhelm PFEISTLINGER Director of Austrian Cultural Forum in Bratislava
Regina RUSZ Director of Austrian Cultural Forum in Budapest
Marc UNGEHEUER Ambassador of the Luxemburg to Austria
Henk CorVAN DER KWAST Ambassador of the Netherlands to Slovakia
Markus WUKETICH Former Ambassador of Austria to Slovakia