There are BIG NEWS!
The album "Nexus" has arrived! I'm proud and very happy. Official release date is July 21st for all press and radio stations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It can however be purchased as a hard copy or as download on Amazon and on iTunes already today!n and on iTunes already today!
News and upcoming performances:
CD-Release due on July 21st!
The Album "Nexus" will be published by M Music Records and is already available as a hard copy and as a download on Amazon and and iTunes. It features the pieces: String Sextet, Nexus and the Sonata for Violin and Piano.
Interpreted by: Brigitte Helbig, Madeleine Przybyl, Àgnes Pusker, Nina Scheidmantel, Samira Spiegel, Sonja Starke, Sarah Wiederhold, Hendrik Blumenroth und Benedikt Schneider
June 1st: "...wer hat das in den Sternen gesehen?" for Orchestra finished. Premiere will take place in the Meistersingerhalle in Nürnberg on September 16th through the Nürnberger Symphoniker
CD Release on the label Blue Griffin (US): The Album "Transhuman" by New Muse Piano Duo featuring amongst others my "Valse Déconstruite" for four handed piano was released this February. You can find it here.
Work in progress: Commission from the Nürnberger Symphoniker for the opening concerts of the season 2017/18. A title stands: "...wer hat das in den Sternen gesehen?"
Reportage in Slovenian TV on Marko Hatlak an my Accordion Piece here: http://4d.rtvslo.si/arhiv/poletna-scena-prispevki/174420737
My greatest gratitude to Samira Spiegel and Nina Scheidmantel for a great premiere of the "Sonata for Violin and Piano" in Würzburg on July 13th.
The Video of Trialog (directed by Anatol Schuster, performed by Marie-Thérèse Zahnlecker) from last year is featured in Premier publication of U.S. Online Magazine "InkStain Press" under "music".
The live recording of the first movement of the String Sextet is featured in the winter edition 2016 of the online magazine ink&coda.
Ensemble Piece "Phantasien" was recently published by Edition Avantus. Listen to it here.
Recently performed pieces:
May 28th: "Mauer der Erschossenen" at the aDevantgarde festival, Munich performed by: Sophie Eder (vocals), Koryun Asatryan (sax), Johannes Öllinger (git) and Moritz Eggert (pno). Conductor: Jobst Liebrecht
April 8th: "Nexus" was performed by Brigitte Helbig at the MGNM-Musikfest in Schwere Reiter, Munich.
February 17th: Hochschule für Musik und Theater München, Arcisstraße, Raum A33: Works by Henrik Ajax - presented by Students of the Hochschule - discussed on stage by Prof. Jan Müller Wieland
"Nexus" for piano - Pno: Brigitte Helbig
"Sonata for Violin and Piano" -
Vln: Miriam Helms Ålien
Pno: Kaori Kashimoto
February 3rd: "Schattengrenzen" for piano solo was premiered by Samira Spiegel in a recital in the Rossini Saal in the Regentenbau in Bad Kissingen.
November 29th - Reaktorhalle, München (D)
4th movement from "Sonata for Violin and Piano" in a concert by Ensemble Octopus
Violin: Miriam Helms Ålien
Piano: Kaori Kashimoto
November 13th - Mindelzell (D) - Junges Mindelfestival
Music to the theater piece "Maskerade". Commissioned by Junges Mindelfestival
Horn - Susanne Schmid
Violin - Heidi Schmid
Hackbrett - Komalé Akakpo
Piano - Tatiana Chernichka
October 16th - Sondershausen (D): Marie-Thérèse Zahnlecker plays "Trialog" in a piano recital
August 10th in Ljubljana (SVN): Marko Hatlak performed "Pieces, Scraps & Flows" for accordion solo at the Ljubjana Festieval.
July 13th - Toskanasaal, Würzburg (D)
"Sonate for Violin and Piano" performed by Samira Spiegel and Nina Scheidmantel
June 17th - Tonkünstlerverband Augsburg (D)
Antiodromea and a new piece for solo Accordion performed by Marko Hatlak (Ljubjlana)
June 5th - MŠ "Stanković", Belgrade (SRB)
"Duo Omnia" (Lana Jelenković and Sofija Grgur) performs "Suite for Piano four Hands" (2007)
March 27th - University of Michigan (US) - Earl V. Moore Building
New Muse Piano Duo (US) performs "Valse Déconstruite".
March 10th - Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste
Portuguese ensemble Sond'Ar-te performs "Drawing Lines" for five musicians.