• Stage
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San Paolo

2018
for Soloists, Choir, Children’s Choir and Orchestra

after an unrealised screenplay by Pier Paolo Pasolini
Libretto
: Ralf Waldschmidt
Characters: Paolo (Baritone), Anania/Baraba (baritone), Stefano/Timoteo (Tenor), La Voce (Soprano), Giovanni detto Marco (soprano), Pietro (Bass), Secondino (Bass), Capo (Tenor), Vecchio (Speaking Role), Choir, Children’s Choir
Orchestra: 2.2.3.2; 2.2.3.1; hp, acc, 3 perc; strings
Duration: 90′

Commissioned by the Osnabrück Theatre
WP April 2018 Osnabrück
Pfalzpreis for Musik 2018
Edition CF Peters


Die Andere
(The Other)

2016
for Soloists, Choir and Chamber Orchestra

after an original libretto by Christoph Hein
Libretto
: Christoph Hein
Characters: Abraham (Baritone), Sara (Mezzo Soprano), Hagar (Coloratura Soprano), Nachor (Tenor), Ältestenrat (Tenor, Baritone, Bass)
Orchestra: 1.1.2.1; 0.1.1.0; hp, acc, 2 perc; solo strings (2.1.2.2.1)
Duration: 85′

Commissioned by the Magdeburg Theatre
WP March 2016 Magdeburg
Edition CF Peters


Das Große Heft
(The Notebook)

2011/2012
for Soloists, Children’s Choir and Orchestra

after the novel by Agota Kristóf
Libretto: Ralf Waldschmidt
Characters: Boy I (Soprano), Boy II (Soprano), Grandmother (Alto), Priest/Foreign Officer (Baritone), Father/Police Officer (Tenor), Mother/Maid (Soprano), Shoemaker (Bass-Baritone), Country Girl (Light Soprano), Narrator (Speaking Role)
Orchestra: 2.2.2.2; 0.2.3.1; hp, acc, 3 perc; str; choir, children's choir
Duration: 95′

Commissioned by Osnabrück Theatre
WP March 2013 Osnabrück
Edition CF Peters


Licht und Schwere
(Light and Weight)

2013
for Soprano, Narrator, Recorder, Cello and Percussion

after texts by Simone Weil (compiled by Sidney Corbett and Ursula Albrecht)
Characters: A Woman's Voice (Soprano), Narrator (Speaking Role)
Orchestra: Recorder, Cello and Percussion
Duration: 60′

Commissioned by the City of Cologne for the Ash Wednesday for Artists
WP March 2013 Cologne
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters


UBU: a Grotesque in Five Acts

2012
for Soloists, Children’s Choir and Orchestra

after texts by Alfred Jarry
Libretto
: Simone Homem de Mello
Characters: One (Soprano), Two (Tenor), Mother Ubu (Mezzo Soprano), Father Ubu (Bass-Baritone)
Orchestra: 3.0.3.2; 2.3.3.0; ap, 3 perc; str; children's choir
Duration: 80′

Commissioned by “Musiktheaters-im-Revier Gelsenkirchen"
WP April 2012 Gelsenkirchen
Edition CF Peters


Keine Stille (außer der des Windes)
(No silence (but that of the Wind))

2007
for Soloists and Chamber Orchestra

after texts by Fernando Pessoa
Libretto
: Simone Homem de Mello
Characters: Writer/Voice of the Book (Bass-Baritone); Bride (Soprano), Traveller (Mezzosoprano - Trouser Role), Observer (Tenor), Hermaphrodite (Countertenor and Alto); Accountant (Actor/Speaking Role)
Orchestra: 1.0.1.0; 0.1.1.0; pf, perc, solostr 1.1.1.1)
Duration: 90'

Commissioned by the Bremen Theatre
WP February 2007 Bremen
Edition CF Peters


Noach

2001
Opera in 9 Scenes for Soloists, Choir and Orchestra

after an original libretto by Christoph Hein
Libretto
: Christoph Hein
Characters: Noach, a very old man (Tenor), Barbara, a young woman (Mezzo Soprano), Stein, a young man (Baritone), Tatjana, a prostitute (Soprano), Rispe, a real estate agent (Bass - Baritone), Schulenberg, a city council member (Soprano), the Voices of the Lord (Boy Soprano, Soprano and Bass)
Orchestra: 3.2.3.2; soprano sax, 2.2.3.1; acc, hp, 4 perc, timp; str; Choir
Duration: 110′

Commissioned by the Bremen Theatre
WP October 2001 Bremen
Verlag Neue Musik


X und Y

1995/2001
Chamber opera in three scenes for female voice, guitars and tape

Texts: Anja Tuckermann
Instrumentation: A Woman (Mezzo Soprano), Guitarist (Electric Guitar, Electric Bass, Banjo, Classical Gitarre, Harmonica), Tape
Duration: 85′

Commissioned by SDR (SWR)
WPA February 2002, Eclat Festival Stuttgart
Verlag Neue Musik


Further Stage Works

Vor dem Verschwinden
(Before Vanishing)

2009/2013
a lyric Reading
for Actress and Mezzo Soprano

after a cycle of poems by Andrea Hauser, texts and staging arranged by Tomma Galonska
Duration: 30'

Commissioned under the auspices of the "Poetry and Performance" Project
WP 2013 Munich
Edition Nova Vita


Das Gesetz
(The Law)

2007
An Opera Scene in three Images

Libretto: Franziska Oehme
Characters: The Queen (Soprano), the Stranger (Mezzo Soprano), The Candidate (Tenor)
Chamber Ensemble: Flute, Accordion, Harp, Piano, Percussion
Duration: 22′

Commissioned by the ADEvantgarde Festival, Munich
WP 2007 Munich
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters


Paradiso

2002
a scenic Concert for Speaking Voice and String Quartet

after texts by Dante Alighieri from the "Divine Comedy",
texts arranged by Verena Buss

Duration: 80′

Commissioned by Gare du Nord, Basel
WP March 2002 Basel
Verlag Neue Musik

Goldberg Hallucination Remix (2019) for Violin and String Orchestra - 7'

Commissioned for the Goldberg Project and Niklas Liepe/Sony Classics
UA: TBA
Edition CF Peters
 

 
Paganini Remix (2016) for Violin and Orchestra - 7'
after the Capriccio Nr. 16 in g minor by Niccolò Paganini

Commissioned for the Paganini Now Project und Niklas Liepe/Sony Classics
WP 2017 Karlsruhe
Edition CF Peters
 

 
Through a Glass, darkly (2016) for Orchestra - 15'

Commissioned by the Giessener Hochschulgesellschaft
WP 2017 Giessen
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Among the Lemmings (2009) for Orchestra - 10'

Commissioned by the Philharmonic Orchestra Cottbus
WP 2010 Cottbus
Edition CF Peters
 

 
Symphony Nr. 3 "Breathing the Water" (2006) for Soprano, Trumpet, Double Bass and String Orchestra - 25'
after poems by Denise Levertov and Amal Al-Jubouri

Commissioned by Staatskapelle Berlin
WP 2006 Berlin
Edition CF Peters
 

 
Exits (2005) for Solo Electric Guitar and Chamber Orchestra - 21'

Commissioned by Deutschlandfunk, Cologne - for MusikFabrik and Seth Josel
WP 2005 Cologne
Edition CF Peters
 

 
Yaël (2004) for Solo Violin and Orchestra - 25'

Commissioned by the Stadtstiftung Stuttgart - for Concertino Basel und Kolja Lessing
WP 2005 Stuttgart
Edition CF Peters
 

 
Symphony Nr. 2 "the immaculate sands" (2004) for large Orchestra - 30'

Commissioned by the Niederrheinischen Sinfoniker
WP 2004 Krefeld
Edition CF Peters
 

 
Trombone Concerto (1992) for Solo Trombone and Orchestra - 20'

Commissioned by the City of Weinstadt
WP 1994 Helsinki
Ricordi Verlag
 

 
Symphony Nr. 1 "Tympan"(1992) for large Orchestra - 20'

Commissioned by RSO Stuttgart
WP 1993 Stuttgart
Ricordi Verlag
 

 
Ghost Reveille (1984) for large Orchestra - 15'

Commissioned by the Zagreb Biennale
WP 1989 Zagreb
Ricordi Verlag
Aporia (2019) for Bass Clarinet, Trumpet, Tuba, Electric Guitar, Harp, Percussion, 2 Violins, Viola, Cello - 25'

Auftrag der San Francisco Contemporary Music Players
UA 2019 San Francisco
Edition CF Peters
 

 
Ararat (2019) for Sax Soprano, Electric Guitar, Accordeon, Perkussion, Violin, Cello - 12' ca.

Auftrag des Vereins Junge Musik Weimar, für Ensemble Mosaik und Via Nova Weimar
UA 2019 Erfurt
Edition CF Peters
 

 
Red Traces (Lines for Malte Spohr III) (2018) for fl, ob, kl, fg, altosax, hn, tp, trb, 2 perc, 2 vn, va, 2 vc, db - 10'

Auftrag des Klangwerkstatt Berlin
UA 2018 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Überzeichnung (Lines for Malte Spohr II) (2018) for fl, alto fl, ob, 2 cl, alto sax, acc, pf, 4 vn, 2 va, 2 vc, db - 10'

Auftrag des Daegu Festivals, Süd Korea
UA 2018 Degu
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Variationen über einen Gedanken von György Kurtág II (2013) for String Sextet - 12'

UA 2014 Mannheim
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Only What Disappears (2013) for Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass - 21'

Auftrag der Ernst-von-Siemens Kunststiftung for Ensemble Aventure
Edition CF Peters
 

 
Variationen über einen Gedanken von György Kurtág (2008) for six Clarinets - 13'

Auftrag der Staatsoper Berlin
UA 2010 Basel
Edition Nova Vita
 

 
Lines for Malte Spohr (2006) for fl, cl, alto sax, tp, hp, pf, eguit, perc, 2 vn, 2 vc, db  - 10'

Auftrag der Klangwerkstatt Berlin
UA 2006 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Gesänge der Unruhe (2003) for fl, cl, pf, vn, va, vc - 22'

Auftrag des Modern Art Sextetts
UA 2003 Berlin
Edition CF Peters
 

 
Saxophone Symphony (2002) for 12 Saxophones - 15'

Auftrag des Raschér Saxophone Orchestra und Tonhalle Düsseldorf
UA 2002 Düsseldorf
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Kammersinfonie (1995/96) for fl, cl.b., fg, tp, acc, pf, perc, vn, va, vc, db - 32'

Auftrag des Initiativenkreis Klassisches Akkordeon Berlin
UA 1998 Leipzig
Verlag Neue Musik
 

 
Der Stimmen der Wände (1993) for alto fl, alto sax, tbn, e. guit., vn, vc - 32'

Auftrag des Ensemblia Festivals Mönchengladbach
Verlag Neue Musik
 

 
Manhattan Beguine (1989) for tp, hn, tbn, ten. tba, tba, alto sax, bari. sax  - 8'

UA 1989 New York
MS
 

 
kandinsky Romance(1986) for 2 fl, 2 kl, 2 va, 2 vc  - 9'

UA 1987 Ensemblia Mönchengladbach
Ricordi Verlag
la voce abbandonata (in memoriam georg katzer) (2019) for String Quartet - 8'

Commissioned for the Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Competition
WP 2020 Berlin
Edition CF Peters
 

 
Mara (2019) for 2 Electric Guitars - 8'

Commissioned by Musica Nova Reutlingen
WP 2020 Reutlingen
Edition CF Peters
 

 
the saddest red (2019) for Accordion and String Quartet - 11'

Commissioned by Ensembles Wiener Collage
WP 2019 Vienna
Edition CF Peters
 

 
clausulae (2018) for Piano Quintett  - 7'

WP 2019 Mannheim
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
 nicht weise (und dennoch alt) (2017) for Basson and Percussion - 8'

Commissioned by the Ernst-von-Siemens-Kunststiftung for Ensemble Venture
WP 2017 Freiburg
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
qafsiel (2017) for Violin and Accordion - 6'

WP 2017 Kaiserslautern
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
icarus (2017) for Violin and Accordion - 5'

WP 2017 Kaiserslautern
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
the cravings of the line (2016) for Horn, Violin and Piano - 14'

Commissioned by the Regenbogenprojekt and Severin von Eckardstein
WP 2016 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Graffiti (2015) for three Guitars - 8'

WP 2015 Mannheim
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
qafsiel (2015) for Clarinet and Organ - 6'

WP 2015 Mannheim
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
malik (2015) for four Electric Guitars - 8'

Commissioned by Klangwerkstatt Berlin
WP 2015 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Klaviertrio (2013-14) - 18'

Commissioned by Trio Flair
WP 2016 Winterthur
Edition CF Peters
 

 
Archipel Machaut (2012) for Schalmei (Reedpipe) and Accordion - 12'

Commissioned by the Ernst-von-Siemens-Kunststiftung
WP 2012 Bautzen
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Absconditus (2011) for Violin and Cello - 11'

Commissioned by Drake University
WP 2012 New York
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Quartett (in memoriam Franz Liszt) (2011) for four Celli - 6'

WP 2011 Mannheim
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
For Frank Cox (2011) for Bass Flute, Bass Clarinet and Violin - 4'

WP 2011 San Diego
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Clarinet Quintet (2010) for Bassett Clarinet and String Quartet - 18'

Commissioned by the Mozatgesellschaft Schwetzingen
WP 2010 Schwetzingen
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Jerusalem Refrains (2009) for Brass Ensemble of five Voices in Variable Instrumentation - 15'

WP 2009 Jerusalem
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Music for Vija Celmins (2009) for Piano and String Quartet - 25'

Commissioned by the Utrecht Quartett und Severin von Eckardstein
WP 2010 Utrecht
Edition CF Peters
 

 
Knochentänze (Bone Dances) - (2008) for Viola and Accordion - 10'

WP 2008 Vienna
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Knochentänze (Bone Dances) - (2008) for Clarinet and Accordion - 10'

WP 2010 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Finestre del Mirandola (2008) for 2 Theremins, Piano and Accordion - 11'

WP 2008 Düsseldorf
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Finestre del Mirandola (2008) for Violin, Viola, Piano and Accordion - 11'

WP 2009 Mönchengladbach
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Seven Brief Contemplations (2007) for String Quartet - 10'

Commissioned by the City of Magdeburg
WP 2007 Magdeburg
Edition CF Peters
 

 
Black Tango (2007) for Violin, Accordion, Guitar and Contrabass - 7'

WP 2007 Würzburg
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Fremde Rosen (2006) for Contrabass and Accordion - 11'

WP 2006 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Im Angesicht der Zweiflers (In the face of the doubter) - (2006) for Clarinet, Cello and Piano - 11'

WP 2006 Berlin
Edition CF Peters
 

 
The Cindars (2006) for Flute, Viola and Guitar - 13'

Commissioned by the Kunstiftung Baden-Württemberg
WP 2006 Toronto
Edition Ex Tempore/CF Peters
 

 
Fractured Eden (2005) for String Quartet - 22'

Commissioned by Tonhalle Düsseldorf for the Auryn Quartett
WP 2006 Düsseldorf
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
L'amour en jaune (2004) for Oboe d'amore, Percussion and Contrabass - 12'

WP 2004 Dresden
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
The longings (2003) for Flute, Harp, Violin, Viola and Cello - 22'

Commissioned by Berliner Philarmoniker
WP 2003 Berlin
Edition CF Peters
 

 
Bleeding in Babylon (2003) for Bass Clarinet, Electric Guitar and Contrabass - 15'

WP 2003 Vienna
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Babylon Fragment (2003) for Bass Clarinet and Steeldrum - 2'30

WP 2003 Winsen/Luhe
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Que hora es in paradiso? (2002) for Banjo und Bass Clarinet - 13'

WP 2002 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Variations (L'annunziazione) (2002) for Cello and Accordion - 12'

WP 2002 Berlin
Verlag Neue Musik
 

 
Refrains from Holy Island (1997) for Saxophone, Electric Guitar and Contrabass - 18'

WP 1997 Cologne
Verlag Neue Musik
 

 
Detroit Chronicles (1996) for Violin and Piano - 20'

Commissioned by the Duke Summer Arts Festival
WP 1996 Durham (USA)
Verlag Neue Musik
 

 
Variations (on several lines by Amy Clampitt) (1995) for Saxophone Duo - 15'

Commissioned by Performing Arts Chicago for Members of the Raschér Quartet
WP 1995 Chicago
Verlag Neue Musik
 

 
Della Pietà (1993) for Flute and Cello - 5'

WP 1993 Nürnberg
Verlag Neue Musik
 

 
Della Pietà (1993) for String Trio - 5'

WP 1995 Durham (USA)
Verlag Neue Musik
 

 
Julia Variations (1993) for Guitar Duo  - 20'

Commissioned by the Weigel/Evers Duo
WP 1993 Würzburg
Verlag Neue Musik
 

 
Das Lob der Narrheit (nach Erasmus von Rotterdam) (1992/1996) for Guitar and Harp in a special microtonal tuning  - 13'

Commissioned by the Chaosma Ensembles
WP 1992 Moskow/1996 Hamburg
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Pianos' Dreams (1987-89) for Piano Duo  - 20'

WP 1989 Graz/1990 Cologne
Verlag Ricordi
 

 
Pastell Nr. 2 (1988) for Trombone Quartet  - 9'

WP 1988 New Haven (USA)
Verlag Ricordi
 

 
Bass Animation (1985) for Contrabass and two Percussionists  - 14'

WP 1985 San Diego
MS
 

 
Pastell Nr. 1 (1984) for Trombone Quartet  - 7'

WP 1984 New Haven (USA)
Verlag Ricordi
 

 
For Pianos (1984) for four Pianos  - 14'

WP 1984 New Haven (USA)
MS

Six Portraits (2019) for Piano

  • The Celestial Potato Fields (2003)
    Commissioned by MärzMusik Berlin for Heather O'Donnell
    WP 2004 Berlin
    • Obélisque Polonaise (2010)
      Commissioned by Severin von Eckardstein
      WP 2010 Lugano
    • Grabmal Kundry (2013)
      WP 2013 Düsseldorf
    • Oversexed and Underfucked (2013)
      WP 2013 Düsseldorf
    • Yorick's Skull (2014)
      Commissioned by the Phillips Collection
      WP 2014 Washington DC
    • Postscript (to an unsent letter) (2015)
      WP 2015 London

Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters

 

 

Shadows on the Westside (2018) for Piano - 6'

WP 2018 Bremen
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters

 

 
Emiliana (2016) for Piano - 4'
Eight Small Pieces for Young Pianists

Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters

 

 

ma non troppo, e molto cantabile (2016) for Piano - 7'

WP 2016 Bonn
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters

(also Edition Musica Ferrum/250 Pieces for Beethoven, Vol. 3)

 

 

Gertrude's Delirium (2015) for Guitar - 7'

WP 2018 Mannheim
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters

 

 

Detroit Rain Song Graffiti (2014) for Electric Guitar - 7'

Commissioned by the Sinuston Festivals Magdeburg
WP 2014 Magdeburg
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters

 

 

Ismael (2012) for Accordion - 6'

WP 2012 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters

 

 

Hagar (2012) for Accordion - 6'

WP 2012 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters

 

 

Polydoros Echoes (2011) for Violin - 5'

WP 2011 Osnabrück
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters

 

 

Unknowing (2011) for Violoncello - 8'

WP 2011 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters

 

 

Ave (2010) for Trumpet - 7'

Commissioned by Zeitgenössischen Oper Berlin
WP 2010 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters

 

 

"ein fremdling wie alle meine Väter..." ("a sojourner, like my fathers") - (2010) for Contrabass Clarinet - 11'

Commissioned by the Guardini Stiftung
WP 2010 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters

 

 

Piano Valentines Book II (2005-2010) for Piano

  • Piano Valentine Nr. 9 "A Gull" (in memoriam Toru Takemitsu) (2005) - 4'
    WP 2005 Berlin
  • Piano Valentine Nr. 10 "Like Walking in Paradise" (in memoriam Charlie Chaplin) (2005) - 5'
    WP 2005 Berlin
  • Piano Valentine Nr. 11 "That's all, goodbye" (in memoriam György Ligeti) (2006) - 6'
    WP 2007 Hamburg
  • Piano Valentine Nr. 12 "Toward the Light" (in memoriam Thomas Merton) (2007) - 5'
    WP 2007 Berlin
  • Piano Valentine Nr. 13 "Die Liebe der Steine" (in memoriam Heiner Müller) (2008) - 6'
    WP 2009 Mannheim
  • Piano Valentine Nr. 14 "Dignity Died in Detroit" (in memoriam Rosa Parks) (2009) - 5'
    WP 2009 Mannheim
  • Piano Valentine Nr. 15 "Plains Harmonies" (in memoriam James Avery) (2010) - 5'
    WP 2010 Freiburg

Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters

 

 

Unter seltsam wachsenden Bäumen (under strangely growing trees) - (2007) for Guitar - 8'

Commissioned by Pro Gitarre e.V.
WP 2007 Münster
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters

 

 

Two Flowers (2015) for Violoncello - 11'

WP 2006 Rheinsberg
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters

 

 

Soft is my Scream (2004) for Contrabass Flute - 13'

WP 2004 Berlin

 

 

Goyescas Nuevas (2003) for Guitar - 10'

Commissioned by Staatsgalerie Stuttgart
WP 2003 Stuttgart
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters

 

 

Piano Valentines Book I (1988-2000) for Piano

  • Piano Valentine Nr. 1 "aria" - 2'
    WP 1988 New Haven (USA)
  • Piano Valentine Nr. 2 (1995) - 3'
    WP 1996 New York
  • Piano Valentine Nr. 3 (in memoriam Martha Graham) (1995) - 3'
    WP 1997 Weimar
  • Piano Valentine Nr. 4 "Taos Ladder" (in memoriam Georgia O'Keefe) (1997) - 2'
    WP 1997 Stuttgart
  • Piano Valentine Nr. 5 "Un tango más" (in memoriam Tomás Luzian) (1997) - 3'
    WP 1997 Weimar
  • Piano Valentine Nr. 6 "Der Opferbaum" (in memoriam Andrej Tarkowskij) (1997) - 3'
    WP 1997 Stuttgart
  • Piano Valentine Nr. 7 "Hierophanie" (in memoriam Vilem Flusser) (1999) - 4'
    WP 2000 Prague
  • Piano Valentine Nr. 8 (in memoriam Abraham Heschel) (2000) - 5'
    WP 2000 Prague

Verlag Neue Musik

 

 

Three Whitman Etudes (1998) for Guitar - 16'

WP 1998 Chicago
Verlag Neue Musik

 

 
Supplications of Yasha the Penitent (1998) for Accordion - 6'
(in memoriam Isaac Bashevis Singer)

WP 1998 Berlin
Verlag Neue Musik

 

 

Archipel Chagall I: Zur Farbe der Liebe (1998) for Violin - 31'

Commissioned by Staatsgalerie Stuttgart
WP 1998 Stuttgart
Verlag Neue Musik

 

 
Variations (1998) for Guitar - 11'
(in memoriam Edison Denisov)

WP 1998 Paderborn
Verlag Neue Musik

 

 

Comino Incantations (1994) for Oboe - 10'

WP 1995 Odessa
Bärenreiter Verlag

 

 
Hamlet Variations (1992) for Euphonium - 15'
(in memoriam John Coltrane)

WP 1993 Illingen/Saarbrücken
Verlag Neue Musik

 

 

Songs and Melismas (1990) for Recorder - 6'

WP 1990 Stuttgart
Moeck Verlag

 

 

Cactus Flower (1988) for Flute - 7'

WP 1988 Karlsruhe
Ricordi Verlag

 

 

Milwaukee Ballad (1987) for Piano - 6'

WP 1988 New Haven (USA)
Ricordi Verlag

 

 

Arien IV: Solo Music for Guitar (1986) for Guitar - 18'

WP 1987 New York
Moeck Verlag

 

 

Arien (1983) for Violin - 13'

WP 1983 New Haven (USA)
MS

Choir and Vocal Ensemble
 
Zwei leise Gebete (Two Quiet Prayers) (1994/2017) for 36 Voices - 11'
Texts: "Ö" (Hungarian), "Dom l'Adonai" (Hebrew)

Commissioned by SDR for the SDR Radio Chorus
Radio Production for CD, 1994 Stuttgart
Version for 14 Solo Voices
WP 2017 Munich
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Canctium David (2015) for seven Voices - 9'
Text: Psalm 38 (39) (Latin)

Commissioned by Klangforum Heidelberg
WP 2015 Heidelberg
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Psalm 39 (2010) for Choir (8 Part: SS-AA-TT-BB) - 10'
Text: Psalm 39 (German)

Commissioned by the Guardini Stiftung
WP 2010 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Unsér Súnde (2007) for five Voices (SSATB) - 6'
Text: Mechthild von Magdeburg (Middle High German)

Commissioned by the Kunststiftung Sachsen-Anhalt
WP 2007 Magdeburg
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Lucerna (2007) for six Voices (SS-TT-BB) - 8'
Text: from the Gospel of St. Luke (Latin) and Psalms 39 and 123 (German)

Commissioned by the Ensemble Singer Pur
WP 2008 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Maria Magdalena (2005-2007) Oratorio for 3 Female Solo Voices, Choir and Orchestra - 40'
Text: after Texts from the Bible, the Vulgata and other Sources (Latin, German, Hebrew, Arabic), texts arranged by Sidney Corbett and Almút Shulamit Bruckstein
Voices: Coloratura, lyric Soprano and Alto; Choir (SATB); Orchestra: 1.1.0.1;0.0.2.0; perc; str.

Commissioned by the Evangelische Kirche Stuttgart
WP 2007 Stuttgart
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Caverna (1994) for six Female Voices with Percussion Instruments - 25'
Text: after a Text Fragment by Leonardo da Vinci (Italian)

Commissioned by WDR and the Eiszeitfestival Münster
WP 1994 Münster
Verlag Neue Musik
 

 
 
Works for Solo Voice with Instruments
 
Ceneri (Sarcofago per Giordano Bruno) (2013) for Soprano, Trombone, Percussion, Piano, Cello - 13'
Text: Giordano Bruno (Latin)

Commissioned by the Ernst-von-Siemens-Kunststiftung for Ensemble Eunoia
WP 2013 Basel
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Der Weg zu den Wolken (The Way to the Skies) (2011) for Soprano and 10 Violins - 11'
after a poem by Mahmoud Darwish (German)

Commissioned by Theatre Osnabrück for the Spieltriebe Festival
WP 2011 Osnabrück
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Rasch (2010) for Soprano, Clarinet, Viola, Cello and Piano - 22'
after Texts by Roland Barthes (German)

Commissioned by Tonhalle Düsseldorf
WP 2010 Düsseldorf
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Kykloi (2009) for Soprano and Chamber Ensemble - 13'
after a Text Fragment by Barbara Köhler (German)
For Soprano, Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Percussion, 2 Violin, Viola, 2 Cello, Contrabass


Commissioned by the Festival Wien Modern
WP 2009 Vienna
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Visuelle Leidenschaften (Visual Passions) (2013) for Soprano, Baritone and Chamber Ensemble - 12'
Concertante Excerpt from the Opera "Keine Stille außer der des Windes"
after Texts by Fernando Pessoa


Libretto by Simone Homem de Mello (German and English)
Commissioned by the Klangwerktage Hamburg
WP 2007 Hamburg
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Des Engelslicht (The Angels' Light) (2005) for Soprano, Accordion, Violin, Viola and Cello - 7'
after a Text by Meister Eckhart (German

Commissioned by Ensemble Wiener Collage
WP 2005 Vienna
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Die Sieben Tore (The Seven Gates) (2004) for Mezzosoprano, Speaker, Flute, Harp, Piano, Percussion - 20'
Texts by Anja Tuckermann after Verses from the Koran (German)

Commissioned by the Klangzeit Festival Münster
WP 2004 Theatre Münster
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Bentlager Liturgie (Crucifixus) (1998) for Soprano and Chamber Ensemble - 20'
after a Text Fragment by Pseudo-Dionysios Areopagita (Latin)
For Flute, Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone, Percussion, Violin, Viola, Cello


Commissioned by the Kulturforums Rheine
WP 1999 Bentlage
Verlag Neue Musik
 

 
Lieder aus der Dunkelkammer (Songs from the Darkroom) (1990) for Soprano and Chamber Ensemble - 20'
after Texts from the novel "Der fremde Freund" by Christoph Hein (German)

Commissioned by Ensemble Americana
WP 1990 Stuttgart
Verlag Neue Musik
 

 
 
Works for Voice in Smaller Ensemble and Solo Voice
 
Trés Cher (2018) for Soprano, Soprano Saxophone, Viola, Cello - 11'
after a letter by Claude Debussy (French)

Commissioned by Xenon Ensemble
WP 2018 Berlin

Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Malika (2017) for Coloratura Soprano Solo - 5'
after a poem by Christoph W. Bauer (German)

WP 2017 Heidelberger Frühling
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Evening's Search for Beauty (2016) for Baritone and Piano - 13'
after a poem by Sadiq Bey (English)

WP 2017 Stuttgart
Edition CF Peters
 

 
Frühlingssingen (2008) for Mezzo Soprano and Piano  - 13'
after poems by Renate Halbach (German)

WP 2008 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Worte ohne Lieder (2006) for Alto and Accordion - 12'
after prose texts by Rosa Ausländer (German)

Commissioned by Christina Ascher
WP 2008 Frankfurt
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
(also for Baritone and Piano or Alto and Piano)
 

 
Winteressen (2006) for Baritone, Percussion and Piano - 14'
after poems by Paul Klee (German)

WP 2006 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Lieder aus der Blue Box (Songs from the Blue Box) (2004-2006) for Mezzo Soprano and Piano
after poems by Barbara Köhler (German)

  • Nachsatz (2004) - 5'
    WP 2004 Berlin
  • Alleinsein (2005) - 4'
    WP 2006 Berlin
  • Blue Box (2006) - 6'
    WP 2006 Berlin

Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Drei sephardische Lieder (2005) for Soprano and Guitar - 12'
after poems by Moses Ibn Ezra (Hebrew)

WP 2007 Madrid
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Die Göttliche Dunkelheit (The Sacred Darkness) (2005) for two Sopranos - 6'
after a text by Pseudo-Dionysios Areopagita (German)

WP 2005 Stuttgart
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Schneetod (Death in the Snow) (2005) for Soprano, Violin and Piano - 10'
after a poem by Andrej Murasov (German)

WP 2005 Bielefeld
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Panim el Panim (Face to Face) (2003) for Soprano and Cello - 21'
after texts from the Bible and the Midrash (Hebrew)
texts arranged by Almút Shulamit Bruckstein and Sidney Corbett


Commissioned by ha' atelier
WP 2004 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Casey at the Bat (2003) for Piano and Speaking Voice (or Speaking Pianist) - 12'
after a poem by Ernst Thayer (English)

Commissioned by Bavarian Akademie der Schönen Künste
WP 2003 Munich
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Gebet (Prayer) (1999) for Soprano Solo - 6'
after a Text by Pseudo-Dionysios Areopagita (German)

WP 1999 Frankfurt
(also for Mezzo Soprano and for Alto)
WP Mezzo Soprano Version: Konstanz, 2002
Verlag Neue Musik
 

 
Lieder aus der Bettlerschale (Songs from the Beggar's Dish) (1998) for Soprano and Piano - 22'
after poems by Christine Lavant (German)

Commissioned by SDR for the Schwetzingen Festival
WP 2008 Kiel
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Portals (1998) for Tenor and Guitar - 31'
after poems by Walt Whitman (English)

Commissioned by the New American Music Festival, Sacramento
WP 1998 Sacramento
Verlag Neue Musik
(also for Soprano and Guitar)
 

 
Archipel Chagall II: Le Cirque (Circus Songs) (1998) for Soprano and two Guitars with Percussion Instruments - 20'
after Texts by Marc Chagall (French)

Commissioned by the City of Remagen
WP 1998 Reutlingen
Verlag Neue Musik
 

 
Love, and be Silent (Cordelia Fragments) (1997) for Soprano and Piano - 15'
after Passages from Shakespeare's "King Lear" (English)

WP 1997 Frankfurt
Verlag Neue Musik
 

 
Nova angeletta (1996) for Mezzosoprano and Violin - 6'
after a poem from the "Canzoniere" by Francesco Petrarca (Italian)

WP 1998 Stuttgart
(also for Soprano and Viola)
WP of the Version for Soprano and Viola: Buenos Aires, 2000
Verlag Neue Musik
 

 
Stele (1995) for two Sopranos and Piano - 9'
after a poem by Denise Levertov (English)

For the AIDS Quilt Songbook
WP 1995 Durham (USA)
Verlag Neue Musik
Electro-Acoustic Works
 
Halbschlaf (Half Asleep) (2008) for Speaker, Electric Guitar and Electronics - 20'
after poems by Johannes Jansen

Auftrag des Festivals E-Poesie, Akademie der Künste Berlin
WP 2008 Berlin
Edition Nova Vita/CF Peters
 

 
Klavierkonzert (1996-1998) for Piano and Tape - 40'
Tape realized in the Heinrich Strobel Stiftung Experimentalstudio of the SWR, Freiburg

UA 1998 Freiburg
Verlag Neue Musik
 

 
 
Music Films
 
Half the Heart (2013)
a Music Film by Andreas Rochholl
Music: Dein Name (from "Lieder aus der Bettlerschale")

Premiere: 2013 Berlin
Kadmos Produktion Berlin
 

 
Fragments of Destruction (2012)
a Film by Anna Katharina Scheidegger
Music: an original musique concréte score, realized at the Nationalstudio Le Fresnoy, Lille, France

Premiere: 2012 Louvre, Paris
 

 
Brachland (2003)
a Film by Anna Katharina Scheidegger
Music: from "Klavierkonzert"

Premiere: 2004 Paris