before I sleep for chamber ensemble (2014)

Instrumentation: Trumpet, Trombone, Percussion (2), Guitar, Violoncello, Piano Duration: ca. 13′ Publisher: Schott Music WP: 19.11.2014, Wien, Semperdepot (Festival Wien Modern) Ensemble ascolta Enno Poppe, conductor GP: 22.5.2015, Rheinsberg (Pfingstwerkstatt), Ensemble ascolta/Steffen Tast Further performances: 16.6.2015, Rottweil (Ars nova-Reihe des SWR), Ensemble ascolta/Hartmut Keil 8.11.2015, Stuttgart (Festival Lachenmann-Perspektiven), Ensemble ascolta/Steffen Tast Radio broadcast: 14.10.2015, SWR…

Sonett for mixed choir and solo bassoon (2012-13)

Texts: Francesco Petrarca, Martin Opitz Line-up: Bassoon Choir SSAATTBB (2-4 per part) Duration: ca. 13′ Publisher: Schott Music WP: 23./24.11.2013, Bad Ems/Koblenz, Collegium Vocale Koblenz, Nikolaus Maler (Bassoon), conductor: Manfred Faig Commissioned by Collegium Vocale Koblenz e.V. Introduction Sonett is based on two fundamental compositional ideas: Firstly, solo instrument and choir should be merged to…

volapük (version for reduced orchestra) (2011-12)

Instrumentation: 2(+Picc)–2(+EH)-2-2(+Kfg), 2-2-0-0, Timp, Perc( 1-2), Str. (min. 8-6-4-4-2) Duration: ca. 7‘ Verlag: Schott Music WP: 10.10.2014, Amiens (Orchestre de Picardie, Edmon Colomer) Further performances: 11.10.2014, Compiègne 12.10.2014, Laon 26.2.2015, Zilina Commissioned by ONE – An Orchestra Network for Europe (Orchestre de Picardie, Jenaer Philharmonie, Slovak Sinfonietta Žilina, RTV Simfoničniorkester Ljubljana, Filharmonia Ślaska Katowice) as…

vergehn wie Rauch for choir and optional brass quartet (2010-11)

Instrumentation: Choir SSAATTBB (every voice partly divided into two; 2 or 4 singers per voice, i.e. 16 or 32 altogether) Brass quartet (optional) Trumpet in Bb Horn in F Trombone Tuba Duration: ca. 16 Min. (a cappella-Version: ca. 15 Min.) Publisher: Schott Music Commissioned by the RIAS Chamber Choir FP: Berlin, 21.10.2011 RIAS-Chamber Choir, Conductor:…

holzschnitt for 14 strings (2008)

Instrumentation: Strings (4-4-3-2-1) Duration: ca. 11‘ Publisher: Schott Music FP: Jan 25, 2009, Berlin (UltraSchall-Festival) Ensemble Resonanz, cond.: Jonathan Stockhammer Further performances: Oct 10, 2010, Dresden Nov 18, 2011, Amsterdam (Dutch Premiere, Ensemble Resonanz/Peter Rundel) May 10, 2014, Nürnberg May 11, 2014, Bamberg Radio broadcasts: Jan 25, 2009, DeutschlandRadio Kultur Nov 18, 2011, Nederlands Radio…

achteinhalb for ensemble (without percussion) (2007)

Instrumentation: Flute (doubling Picc.), Oboe (dbl. E.H.), Clarinet in Bb (dbl. Bass Cl.), Bassoon (dbl. Cbsn.), Tuba or Trombone, Accordion, Piano, Violin, Violoncello, Contrabass Duration: 8‘30‘‘ Publisher: Schott Music FP: Oct. 4, 2007, Dresden (ensemble courage, Cond.: Titus Engel) Commissioned by the Europäische Zentrum der Künste Hellerau, celebrating the 10-year-anniversary of the ensemble courage (Dresden)…

Anfänge/Netze (Malbork II) for flute, clarinet, string trio and piano (2006)

Instrumentation: Flute (doubling Picc., Bass fl.), Clarinet in Bb (doubling Cl. in A and Eb), Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano Duration: ca. 17‘ Publisher: Schott Music Commissioned by the Senate of Berlin FP: 3.11.2007, Berlin (Modern Art Sextet) Further performances:  23.11.2009, Konzerthaus Berlin 15.6.2011, Nikolassaal Potsdam 2.12.2011, Kulturrathaus Dresden 12.3.2014, Villa Concordia Bamberg (Ensemble musikfabrik, Ltg.:…

Malbork I for flute, clarinet, string trio and piano (2002/03)

Publisher: Schott Music Duration: ca. 11′ FP: Aug 31, Weikersheim (Students of the Jeunesse Moderne Chamber Music Masterclass, Cond.: Benjamin Schweitzer) Further performances: Sep 2, 2003, Munich (Carl-Orff-Hall) Feb 4, 2005, Berlin (Konzerthaus) Apr 15, 2005, Rottenburg/Neckar (”Ars Nova” series of the SWR) Mar 25, 2006, Munich (ensemble piano possibile, Cond.: Christian Günther) Apr 22,…

Schärfe. Schatten for woodwind quintet and piano (2001-02, rev. 2008)

Instrumentation: Fl/Picc., Oboe, Clar./Eb-Clar., Bs, Hr, Pno Duration: ca. 8′ (I. Tempo molto moderato ca. 5′, II. Zügig ca. 3′) Commissioned by the Cultural Foundation of Hamburg for an ensemble formed by Nele Lamersdorf, Dina Heidinger, Johann-Peter Taferner, Anne Polster, Judith Hogan, and Simon Bode Publisher: Schott Music FP (1st movement): 19.5.2002, Erlangen FP (Revised…

unplugged. unperfumed for chamber ensemble (with alto voice) (2001)

Instrumentation: Alto voice, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Trumpet, Trombone, Percussion (2 players), Piano, Viola, Contrabass Publisher: Schott Music Duration: ca. 12′ WP: October 4, 2005, London, Royal Academy of Music (Students of the Leipzig and Dresden Music Academies), Cond.: Titus Engel (Part of the „Saxony in UK“ Project) Introduction: unplugged. unperfumed was written during a stay…

spätes Früh for three baritones and ensemble (2001)

Text: Gösta Neuwirth Instrumentation: 3 Bar, Fl, Perc (2), Pno, Vl, Va, Vc, Cb Publisher: Schott Music Duration: ca. 13′ Commissioned by Roland Hermann and the Ministry for Science, Research and Arts of the State of Baden-Württemberg. Dedicated to Roland Hermann for his 65th birthday. FP: 1.11.2001, Berlin (nonpublic), 8.4.2002, Karlsruhe (Roland Hermann/Locky Chung/Herman Wallén,…

Décontenance – Concerto for piano and chamber orchestra (1994/95)

Instrumentation: Pno solo, 1(Picc)-1(CA)-1(Basscl)-1, 1-1-1-0, Timp/Perc (2), 1-0-1-1-1 Publisher: Ms. Duration: ca. 15′ FP: Oct 7, 1996, Dresden (10th Dresden contemporary music festival: Claudia Cassier, Pno/Ensemble Musica Temporale, Cond.: Christian Münch) Radio broadcastMDR CD: Docu-CD “9th & 10th Dresden contemporary music festival” Further radio broadcasts: BR 18.2.2002, Radio DRS 27.2.2002, SFB 15.4.2002 Introduction: Décontenance –…

Danse macabre for string orchestra and percussion (1993/94)

Instrumentation: 2 Perc-solo, Str.: 4-4-3-3-1 Publisher: Ms. Duration: ca. 13′ FP: March 5, 1995, Lübeck (Lübeck Youth Orchestra, Wieland Welzel, Maximilian Marcoll, Perc, Cond.: Roberto Frontini) Further performances: Mar 4, 1998, Leipzig (Chamber orchestra of the MDR, Cond.: Peter Hirsch) Sep 7, 2003, Görlitz (Neue Lausitzer Philharmonie/Eckehard Stier) Radio broadcast MDR Introduction: Danse macabre is…