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MAKING MUSIC IN THE 7x24 MODE... with all the consequences: composing, being in charge of editions (horrible job of "proofreading"), world premieres, repeated performances, travels and living at the airport ( Berlin, Paris, Madrid, Stockholm, Gdansk, Cologne, Taipei, Beijing), rehearsals and conducting, CD productions... luckily all of the above is combined with friendship and wonderfully inspiring encounters... being a musician could be a dream job, if there weren't the increasing exploitation of the data giants and the "all-for-free" mentality of the music users. Therefore, I'm putting so much time into cultural policy (Berlin-Brussels-current amendment of the legal systems) as President of the German Composers Association, in order to fight for a touch of a livable future for my colleagues... more...

FLOWERS OF SPRING: COMPOSER'S LIFE

After having finished the composition of an expressive soundtrack in January, I am continuously composing for the concert halls: premieres of new works have been performed in Hamburg , Manaus / Brazil , Paris , Jena , Munich , Augsburg , Berlin , Gdansk and Beijing . A CD comprising my cello works with Laszlo Fenyo and the Deutsches Symphonie- Orchester Berlin (German Symphony Orchestra Berlin) as WERGO No . 7 was produced in March and new music prints were permanently published. The trip as "composer in residence" to the Teatro Amazonas in Brazil with 40° Celsius and 90% humidity was unforgettable... and the nature was impressive. more...

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