Michael Franz Woels talked with me about the earth’s largest lava lake, about the hot potato “diatonicism” and about the urgent need for an aesthetic discourse about beauty in music. This interview in German was published by mica – music austria.
The Slovenian pianist Urban Stanič will premiere my work «îles englouties« on November 5, 2021 in Vienna.
On December 7, 2021 I will give a lecture and visit a concert as a guest composer in Leipzig.
Following an indipendent jury’s decision, I will be granted the Austrian state scholarship in composition 2021 — and «Jeux the lumière» will be staged in Japan.
Playing a solo recital «Orakel der Nacht» on June 11 in Graz in the course of the Festival «Tage der neuen Klaviermusik Graz» presenting works by Richard Dünser, Katharina Roth and the first two books of «XXI Oracles Of The Night».
The highly acclaimed Graz based Ensemble Zeitfluss under the baton of Edo Mičić recorded a concert programme labeled «IN SPIRITO MAHLER» at Vienna’s Ehrbar hall in March. Music by Gustav Mahler, Dana Cristina Probst, Christian Diendorfer, Alyssa Aska and my new arrangement of Marley’s Ghost for baritone and ensmeble was performed.
What do I do as a composer and how do you become a composer? An interview for the career service center of the University of Music Graz (in German, but funny to read, nonetheless).
I’m very pleased to announce that henceforth works of mine are being published by Universal Edition. It’s a great honour to have become a part of the word’s best music publishing house’s edition. Please feel free to dive into the UE catalogue.
A rather long interview in German for the magazine of a Styrian composers’ association.
New pieces for the piano by Richard Düner, Gianluca Iadema and Christoph Renhart have recently been released on CD by the label VMS. Presentator Rainer Elstner spoke with me about the works.