THE APPROACH OF SUMMERTIME 2014!

The month of April began with an exciting CD production in the auditorium of Grafenegg castle near Vienna: Xincao Li conducted the 3rd symphony „Chinese Seasons“, as well as the Sheng-Concerto „Changes“ with Vesselina Kasarova and WuWei. Later on in May, three world premieres will follow: Georg Wendt will perform my new organ composition „Monumentum 2014“ in the Berlin Cathedral; on the 25th of May, I will personally conduct my symphonic composition „CITY LIFE – Hommage an das Ruhrgebiet“ in Essen and on the 30th of May, the Regensburg Cathedral will host my multilingual composition „Pater Noster“ for a choir with six voices. more...

WORLD PREMIERES 2013

featuring SYMPHONY NO. 7 „DUNKELWELT UNTERBERG“ and SYMPHONY NO. 6 "THE RHINE" for soprano, choir and orchestra. The CD recording BALDE RUHEST DU AUCH! (Hans-Rott-Liederreise for baritone and orchestra) will be released in August. In October, there will be three world premieres: CONCERTO B-A-C-H in the Dresden Frauenkirche, the orchestral work R. Wagner-Reflexionen HÖCHSTES HEILES WUNDER in the cathedral of Brixen, and the concerto DR JEKYLL & MR. HYDE for two cellos and orchestra. more...

2013 - the four mainstays of an exciting life

1) Composing non-stop - from orchestral works to the BR-Oratorio ORDO AMORIS. 2) Rehearsing for concerts and recordings. 3) Creating film scores in many genres - from Richard Ladkani's BR documentary-four-parter, BAYERN!; Florian Baxmayer's feature film, OHNE DICH; HR-fourty-parter, GIRAFFE, ERDMÄNNCHEN & CO; to ZDF-documentaries from the series about royals, MAJESTÄTEN. 4) Nerve-racking work as chairman of the supervisory board of GEMA, and as President of the GERMAN COMPOSER ASSOCIATION - defending the value of intellectual property. more...

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