Georg Friedrich Haas: …Und…

Georg Friedrich Haas (photo by Gian Marco Castelberg, 2014)

Georg Friedrich Haas (born 16 August 1953 in Graz, Austria) is an Austrian composer. In a 2017 Classic Voice poll of the greatest works of art music since 2000, pieces by Haas received the most votes (49), and his composition in vain (2000) topped the list. Georg Friedrich Haas grew up in Tschagguns, Vorarlberg and studied…

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Tanja Elisa Glinsner: “Läuft mein Hirn so viele leere Kreise…”

Tanja Elisa Glinsner

Tanja Elisa Glinsner (b. 1995 in Linz) took lessons in violin, piano and saxophone at a young age. She subsequently also made her first compositional attempts. From 2005 to 2013 she attended the music branch of the Akademisches Gymnasium in Linz and studied violin with Wolfram Wincor and composition with Erland M. Freudenthaler as a…

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Mladen Tarbuk: Twist

Mladen Tarbuk

(Submitted by ISCM – CROATIAN SECTION) Mladen Tarbuk (b. 1962), one of the most versatile composers and conductors of his generation, developed his music career in many directions. He has composed 90 works, ranging from chamber music to large symphonic forms, or pieces for music theatre. Their performances gained a wide international resonance and enthusiasm…

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Hanspeter Kyburz: Cells

Hanspeter Kyburz

(Submitted by ISCM – SWISS SECTION) Hanspeter Kyburz was born in 1960 in Lagos, Nigeria to Swiss parents. In 1980 he began his composition studies, initially in Graz with Andrzej Dobrowolsky and Gösta Neuwirth, from 1982 to 1990 with Gösta Neuwirth and Frank Michael Beyer at the University of the Arts in Berlin and then…

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Stefan Prins: Generation Kill

Stefan Prins

(Submitted by ISCM – GERMAN SECTION) Stefan Prins (Belgium, b. 1979, Belgium) graduated as an engineer before studying piano, composition, and electronic music at the Royal Flemish Conservatory, the Royal Conservatory of Brussels and the Royal Conservatory of The Hague. In 2017 he obtained a PhD in composition at Harvard University under the guidance of…

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