A Passion. Grown up in South Styria, Erich Polz comes from the wine dynasty Polz. As the son of Erich Polz sen. from the winery Erich & Walter Polz, he completed his conducting studies at the Konversatorium Wien Privatuniversität with honors in 2013. At the same time he founded „Modus 21“ with top musicians from all over Europe and he lends the Tyrolean Festival around Gustav Kuhn his support as a musical assistant and choir director. He is also at the head of the Vienna Concert Association he has been presiding over as a chief conductor since 2012. His next performance: Styriarte, 12 July, premiere of Nurejew.SOAP.