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Hans Werner Henze

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Hans Werner Henze's Biography

Hans Werner Henze (born 1 July 1926, Gütersloh, Westphalia) is a German composer of prodigious output best known for "his consistent cultivation of music for the theatre throughout his life". His music is extremely varied in style, having been influenced by serialism, atonality, Stravinsky, Italian music, Arabic music and jazz, as well as traditional schools of German composition.

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Hans Werner Henze News Stories

  • Album review: Hans Werner, Henze Symphonies 1 & 6 (Wergo)

      News Source: The Independent | 11 months ago
    Suggested Topics Hans Werner Henze's first symphony was written in 1946, when he was 20. Two years later, despite critical acclaim, its composer already regarded it as ill-conceived, and by the 1960s had completely reworked it for the version
  • Review: Long Beach Opera's 'King Gesar' channels a legend

      News Source: Los Angeles Times | 11 months ago
    And so for his Long Beach Opera production of Peter Lieberson's "King Gesar" on Saturday night, Andreas Mitisek had both the Queen Mary and a submarine docked in front of it...He even included the sounds of Long Beach's beloved Lobster Festival
  • Urban and classical to mix at Proms

      News Source: BBC | 12 months ago
    BBC Proms mix urban and classical music for first time Entertainment reporter, BBC News Mvula has played at the Proms as a schoolgirl while Wretch 32 will be making his debut at the Royal Albert Hall For the first time in its history, the BBC Proms

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  • Superconductor Classical and Opera: Aunt Petunia and the ...

      Blog Source: super-conductor.blogspot.com | 12 months ago
    The British actress has directed productions of The Marriage of Figaro, Hans Werner Henze's Elegy For Young Lovers and Ralph Vaughan Williams' Riders to the Sea at E.N.O. She is also slated to direct Benjamin Britten's The Rape of ...
  • Urban and classical to mix at Proms | Twana L Sparks Forum

      Blog Source: drtwanalsparksforum.com | 12 months ago
    It will fuse musical styles, including high-octane pieces by Alexander Mosolov and Hans Werner Henze, with rap, RB and soul. Each act will be backed by the full BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jules Buckley, who has created new ...
  • Diabolus In Musica: Wien Modern 3 - Abbado

      Blog Source: classical-pippo9.blogspot.com | 12 months ago
    Composer: Luigi Dallapiccola, Iannis Xenakis, Paolo Perezzani, Hans Werner Henze. Performer: Roger Woodward. Conductor: Claudio Abbado. Ensemble: Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra. Label : DG. Lossless + Cover. Not my rip. Tracklist :.

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