Interesting didactic projects culminating in fascinating concerts:
August 2016-Jan 2017, Max-Ernst-Museum Brühl (near Cologne)
Composition-project with children and young people 7-19yo from four schools and the music-school in Brühl to an exhibition of sculpture by Jaume Plensa. Short family-concerts planned for 13th Dec. 2016, 20th Dec., 13th Jan 2017 illustrating varous aspects of Plensas work. Exact details/times here in September.
Lost in the Forest: a new version of Hänsel und Gretel with my new orchestration, suitable for child soloists. Under-16-Orch., conducted by Anna Vohn.
Premiere Düsseldorf Opera-House 9th Nov 11am, Duisburg Opera-House 25th Nov 18h. For further performances please see Opera-House-Sites.
Here's what I have written recently:
Writing at the moment: Gravity (Piano-quartet) for the Notos Quartet
Mind The Gap for 10 string players. 5140. First perf. Montepulciano, Giovani Archi Poliziani, cond. Catherine Bruni. 23rd Juli 2016.
Cadenza for Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante (K.Anh. 104 (320e)) for String-trio and Orchestra, version for Piano-quartet
1st perf 27th Aug 2016 Ludwigsburg (Notos Quartet)
Cadenzas for Haydn's Cello concerto in C major, 1st perf. Philip Graham with Akademisches Orchester Bonn/Christopher Sprenger, 9th May 2016
Dos de las vidas de Miguel Mármol for Choir, solo soprano, oboe,
clarinet, bassoon, horn, perc, violin, piano, speaking voices, 6 further percussionists and orchestra. Text: Eduardo Galeano from Memoria del Fuego.
Casimir for Violoncello solo (birthday present for Michael Denhoff) UA Lea Maria Haas 2015
Two footnotes for piano solo, for Susanne Kessel's project 250 piano pieces for Beethoven
Al semaforo lampeggiante, a notte fonda for Accordion and Percussion
The Radio-play Scheherzad und der Brunnen der Geschichten (Karleinz Koinegg, music by David Graham) is available at der Hörverlag