News and upcoming performances:
Very happy to announce that I'm one of the receivers of the "Bayerischer Kunstförderpreis" 2018!
"Valse déconstruite" for piano four hands will performed by Franziska Glemser und Florian Glemser on September 15th in Gut Oberau, Bad Steffelstein (D) and on December 20th in Homburg.
the orchestra piece "...wer hat das in den Sternen gesehen?" will be performed three times in March 2019 by the Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie under Ari Rasilainen.
October: Music Grant from the city of Munich received. The statement of the jury can be read in German here.
August 28th: Nexus was reviewed in the Süddeutsche Zeitung.
CD-Release released on July 21st!
The Album "Nexus" was published by M Music Records and is available as a hard copy and as a download on Amazon and and on 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
July: Music Grant from the city of Munich received. The statement of the jury can be read in German here.
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
Recently performed pieces:
July 12th - "De Profundis" and the String Sextet was broadcast in SR2 (D).
June 13th - Manchester (UK)
"Vertigo" for Viola and Accordion
Kinetic Manchester concert series
June 5th - Karl-Amadeus-Hartmann-Gesellschaft, Munich (D)
"Sparkling Shiverings" - New piece for flute and piano
Flute: Serena Aimo, Piano: Henri Bonamy
May 12th - Mi Barrio, Vienna (A) - 19h00
"Shivering sparks" - new piece for flute and piano
Flute: Iva Kovac, Piano: Brigitte Helbig
March 14th: Augustinum, Bonn
"Rhythmusstörung" (Text: Jakob Leiner)
premiered by Kathrin Isabelle Klein (Pno.) and Manuel Adt (Barytone)
February 28th: MKO (Munich Chamber Orchestra) performed the String Sextet in the Version for String Orchestra und Gregor A. Mayrhofer
January 20th: Vertigo was performed by Duo 2KW in Schwere Reiter, Munich
January 17th: The String Sextet will be broadcast on the show "Concerto Bavarese" on Bavarian Radio.
December 11th - Kerrytown Concert House, Ann Arbor 8 p.m. (US)
New Muse piano Duo performed "Valse Déconstruite"
November 22nd, Seidlvilla in Munich, 20h00 - Portraitkonzert featuring the pieces "Nexus", "Trio" and the premiere of "Nebelgesänge".
"Nexus" was presented in the radio show "Horizonte" in the Bavarian Radio on Nov. 21st.
November 5th: Sunday November 5th 2 P.M. eastern time, "Valse Déconstruite" on Classic FM, WCNY Radio, New York. The recording, released on blue griffin records, is made New Muse Piano Duo (Paola Savvidou and Jonathan Kuuskoski)
September 15th/16th/17th/29th/30th: Performances with the Nürnberger Symphoniker with the commissioned piece "...wer hat das in den Sternen gesehen.
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