Opera

Das Jagdgewehr – The Hunting Gun (2016–18)

Opera in 3 acts; Libretto by Friederike Goesweiner based on the novella by Yasushi Inoue German version based on the translation by Oscar Benl 102′ commissioned by Bregenz Festival WP: 15.08.2018, Bregenz (A), Werkstattbuehne | Michael Boder (music director), Ensemble Modern, Schola Heidelberg, Karl Markovics (director), Katharina Woeppermann (stage & costume design), Bernd Purkrabek (light director), Walter Nußbaum... View Article

Orchestra

Time for orchestra (2022)

20′, commissioned by the Orchèstre Symphonique de Montréal, the San Diego Symphony, the NDR Radiophilharmonie, the Tonkünstler-Orchester and the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra | WP: 14.09.2022, Montréal (Canada), Rafael Payare (conductor), Orchèstre Symphonique de Montréal

Symphony No. 3 “A Line above the Sky” (2018–2019)

30′ Commissioned by Het Concertgebouw Fonds for NTR ZaterdagMatinee and Radio Filharmonisch Orkest WP: 09.05.2020, Amsterdam (NL), Het Concertgebouw | Hannu Lintu (conductor), Radio Filharmonisch Orkest – cancelled due to Corona pandemic

Chiasma for orchestra (2017)

10′ Commissioned by Gewandhausorchester, financed by Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung WP: 15.03.2018, Leipzig (DE), Andris Nelsons (conductor), Gewandhausorchester

Orchestra with Soloist

Piano Concerto for piano and orchestra (2020–21)

25′ commissioned by Ceská filharmonie, Wiener Konzerthaus, Nederlandse Publieke Omroep, BBC Radio 3, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Berliner Philharmoniker and Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester WP: 28.04.2021, Prague (CZ), Dvorák Hall | Kirill Gerstein (piano), Semyon Bychkov (conductor), Ceská filharmonie

Ouroboros for violoncello and orchestra (2015)

20′ commissioned by Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ, Svenska Kammarorkester, Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, Norske Kammerorkester, Münchener Kammerorchester and Hong Kong Sinfonietta WP: 11.02.2016, Amsterdam (NL), Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ | Jean-Guihen Queyras (violoncello), Amsterdam Sinfonietta

Alle Tage. Symphony for baritone and orchestra (2010–2015)

43′ Texts by Ingeborg Bachmann commissioned by ZaterdagMatinee/Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Gewandhaus orchestra Leipzig, National Symphony Orchestra Washington WP: 11.04.2015, Amsterdam, Concertgebouw (NL) | Matthias Goerne (baritone), Jaap van Zweden (conductor), Radio Filharmonisch Orkest, NTR ZaterdagMatinee (organizer) (performance of songs only); 26.11.2015, Leipzig, Gewandhaus (DE) | Matthias Goerne (baritone), Christoph Eschenbach (conductor), Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Concerto for violin, cello and orchestra (2011)

22′ Work commissioned by BBC Radio 3 (for BBC Proms 2011) and the Vienna Konzerthaus WP: 18.08.2011, London (UK), Royal Albert Hall | Viktoria Mullova (violin), Matthew Barley (violoncello), Ilan Volkov (conductor), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Concerto for violin and orchestra (2008/2009)

24′ Work commissioned by the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern and the ZaterdagMatinee, Concertgebouw Amsterdam WP: 26.03.2009, Vienna (Austria) | Isabelle Faust (violin), Bertrand de Billy (conductor), RSO Vienna

Böse Zellen for piano and orchestra (2006/rev. 2007)

22′ Work commissioned by the Ruhr Piano Festival and the city of Innsbruck WP: 19.07.2006, Ruhr Piano Festival, Essen (DE) | Thomas Larcher (piano), Dennis Russel Davies (conductor), Munich Chamber Orchestra; WP of the new version: 15.11.2007, Innsbruck (AT) | Till Fellner (piano), Aleksandar Markovic (conductor), Tiroler Symphonieorchester Innsbruck

Heute for soprano and orchestra (2005/06)

20′ Text: Alois Hotschnig Work commissioned by the Tonhalle Düsseldorf/Düsseldorf Symphony WP: 10.03.2006, Düsseldorf (Germany) | Salome Kammer (soprano), John Fiore (conductor), Düsseldorf Symphony

Still for viola and chamber orchestra (2002, rev. 2008)

25′ Work commissioned by the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra and the International Mozarteum Foundation (ISM) WP: 02.02.2003, Salzburg (AT), Salzburg Mozart Week | Kim Kashkashian (viola), Dennis Russell Davies (conductor), Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra

Ensemble

The Living Mountain for soprano and ensemble (2019–2020)

15′ Text by Nan Sheperd Photographs: Awoiska van der Moolen commissioned by Conertgebouw Amsterdam (composer in residence) WP: 02.04.2020 Het Concertgebouw | Amsterdam, Niederlande | ASKO | Schönberg, Sarah Aristidou (Sopran), Awoiska van der Molen (Photographin) – cancelled due to Corona pandemic

Voice

The Living Mountain for soprano and ensemble (2019–2020)

15′ Text by Nan Sheperd Photographs: Awoiska van der Moolen commissioned by Conertgebouw Amsterdam (composer in residence) WP: 02.04.2020 Het Concertgebouw | Amsterdam, Niederlande | ASKO | Schönberg, Sarah Aristidou (Sopran), Awoiska van der Molen (Photographin) – cancelled due to Corona pandemic

A Padmore Cycle for tenor and piano trio (2010–2011, 2017)

24′ texts: Hans Aschenwald, Alois Hotschnig Work commissioned by Wiener Konzerthaus, supported by the Ernst von Siemens Foundation, Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele, Muziekgebouw Amsterdam, and by Wigmore Hall with the support of André Hoffmann, president of the Foundation Hoffmann, a Swiss grant-making foundation WP: 20.06.2017, Vienna (A) | Mark Padmore (tenor), Wiener Klaviertrio (David McCarroll, Matthias Gredler, Stefan Mendl)

Alle Tage. Symphony for baritone and orchestra (2010–2015)

43′ Texts by Ingeborg Bachmann commissioned by ZaterdagMatinee/Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Gewandhaus orchestra Leipzig, National Symphony Orchestra Washington WP: 11.04.2015, Amsterdam, Concertgebouw (NL) | Matthias Goerne (baritone), Jaap van Zweden (conductor), Radio Filharmonisch Orkest, NTR ZaterdagMatinee (organizer) (performance of songs only); 26.11.2015, Leipzig, Gewandhaus (DE) | Matthias Goerne (baritone), Christoph Eschenbach (conductor), Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Das Spiel ist aus for 24 voices (2012)

10′ Text: Ingeborg Bachmann Work commissioned by Südwestrundfunk WP: 09.02.2012, Stuttgart (DE), ECLAT Festival Neue Musik Stuttgart | Florian Helgath (conductor), SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart

Chamber Music

A Padmore Cycle for tenor and piano trio (2010–2011, 2017)

24′ texts: Hans Aschenwald, Alois Hotschnig Work commissioned by Wiener Konzerthaus, supported by the Ernst von Siemens Foundation, Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele, Muziekgebouw Amsterdam, and by Wigmore Hall with the support of André Hoffmann, president of the Foundation Hoffmann, a Swiss grant-making foundation WP: 20.06.2017, Vienna (A) | Mark Padmore (tenor), Wiener Klaviertrio (David McCarroll, Matthias Gredler, Stefan Mendl)

lucid dreams for string quartet (2015)

27′ 4th string quartet Commissioned by MC2: Grenoble, Stiftung Berliner Philharmoniker, Wiener Konzerthaus supported by the Ernst von Siemens Foundation, Philharmonie Luxembourg and Wigmore Hall with the support of André Hoffmann, president of the Foundation Hoffmann WP: 02.12.2015, Maison de la Culture, Grenoble (F) | Belcea Quartet

Madhares for string quartet (2006/07)

18′ 3rd string quartet Work commissioned by the International Mozarteum Foundation and the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra WP: 20.01.2008, Salzburg (AT), Salzburg Mozart Week | Artemis Quartet

Solo

Innerberger Bauerntanz for piano (2012)

2′ as found at Ober-Hiandl Farmhouse in a manuscript collection dating from 1836 WP: 19.06.2012, New York (NY), The Juilliard School/Paul Recital Hall (USA) | Christopher McKiggan (piano)

What Becomes/Was wird for piano (2009)

20′ Commissioned by the European Concert Hall Organisation (ECHO) WP: 13.11.2009, New York (USA), Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater (USA) “Pictures Reframed” | Leif Ove Andsnes (piano), Robin Rhode (video artist)

Sonata for violoncello (2007)

18′ Work commissioned by the Sweet Briar College of Music, London WP: 21.06.2009 London, Wigmore Hall (UK) | Natalie Clein (cello)

Noodivihik for piano (1992)

10′ Work commissioned by the Society of the Friends of Music in Vienna WP: 08.04.1992, Vienna (AT) | Thomas Larcher (piano)