News and upcoming performances:
May 12th - Mi Barrio, Vienna (A) - 19h00
"Shivering sparks" - new piece for flute and piano
Flute: Iva Kovac, Piano: Brigitte Helbig
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
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:
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
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