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November 2, 2014

time location
November 2, 2014
3pm
UNESCO-Welterbe Zollverein
Areal C [Kokerei]
Salzlager [C88]
Arendahls Wiese
tickets

copyright: Fotolia / Thomas PajotEssen, Germany: As a world premiere, the festival NOW! together with Landesmusikrat NRW, Stiftung Zollverein, and Jugendzupforchester NRW present a concert performance of  The Amputation of Charlie Sharp , an opera with music by Stefan Hakenberg and a libretto by Philip Gourevitch. The opera will be sung in Olaf Matthias Roth's German version. Christian de Witt conducts an ensemble of soloists, actors, and an extended mandolin orchestra.


November 1, 2014

time location
November 1, 2014
9:30pm
Auditorio Davide Liani

Frauke AulbertGisbert Watty Camino al Tagliamento, Italy: The Festival Camino Controcorrente 2014 presents a concert with Frauke Aulbert (voice) and Gisbert Watty (guitar) including Stefan Hakenberg's versions of the Greek traditional songs  Μεσ Του Αιγαιου  and  Δεν ειν αυγη .


October 30, 2014

time location
October 30, 2014
8pm
Tsai Performance Center
Boston University

AleaIII Logo Boston, Massachusetts, Alea III presents  Days  by Stefan Hakenberg with Diane Heffner (bass clarinet) and Janet Underhill (bassoon).


February 14 and 18, March 1, and June 10, 2014

time location
February 14, 2014
7:30pm
Akademie für Tonkunst
Großer Saal
Ludwigshöhstr. 120
Darmstadt, Germany

February 18, 2014
8pm
Instituto Cervantes
Staufenstr. 1
Frankfurt, Germany

March 1, 2014
8pm
Christianskirche am Kloppstockplatz
Hamburg, Germany

June 10, 2014
8:30pm
Unerhörte Musik im BKA
Mehringdamm 34
Berlin-Kreuzberg, Germany

Julia MihalySoprano Julia Mihály presents her solo recital entitled [trigger me] 2.0 in Darmstadt, Frankfurt, Hamburg (Program flyer), and Berlin. The program includes her concert version of Stefan Hakenberg's dance piece for soprano and electronics  Searching and Knowing  on a libretto by the Rev. Joyce Parry Moore, reflecting the Rev. Mrs. Parry Moore's personal experience as a breast cancer survivor. The electronic track uses snippets of recordings of an MRI sequence and Rev. Parry Moore's voice.
Stefan Hakenberg has written a detailed description of his compositional process composing Searching and Knowing under the title Ways to a New Identity.



December 13, 2013

time location
December 13, 2013
7:30pm
Akademie für Tonkunst
Großer Saal
Ludwigshöhstr. 120

Phorminx logoDarmstadt, Germany: The Academy for Musical Arts presents Ensemble Phorminx in a concert including Stefan Hakenberg's composition  Emergence  played by Thomas Löffler on bass clarinet and Bernd Mallasch, percussion. The acclaimed Ensemble Phorminx presents the music of Stefan Hakenberg regularly. Ensemble Phorminx's interpretation of Cube for cello, bass clarinet, and percussion has been released on the CD Of Time and Place.


December 7, 2013

time location
December 7, 2013
7:30pm
L'espace
24 TrangTien

Hanoi New Music Festival 2013Hanoi, Vietnam: The Hanoi New Music Festival presents Hanoi Ensemble in a concert including the Asian premiere of Stefan Hakenberg's  Anchorage Dances . Hanoi Ensemble performs the composition with Le Thu Huong (flute), Nguyen Thanh Thuy (dan tranh), Stefan Östersjö (mandolin), Ngo Dang Khoa (double bass), and Don Mai Huong (percussion)


November 27, 2013

time location
November 27, 2013
7pm
Bessunger Kirche
Am Kapellberg 2

Tara VendittiDan Lippel Darmstadt, Germany: Tara Venditti (mezzo-soprano) and Dan Lippel (guitar) present a concert including Stefan Hakenberg's version of the Greek traditional song  Δεν ειν αυγη .


October 5 and November 9 and 26, 2013

time location
October 5, 2013
8pm
Schloss Leopoldskron
Leopoldskronstraße 56-58
Salzburg, Austria

November 9, 2013
8pm
St. John's Anglican Church
154 Somerset Street West
Ottawa, Ontario

November 26, 2013
8pm
The Croatian Music Institute
Hrvatski glazbeni zavod
Gundulićeva 6a
Zagreb, Croatia

Frances PappasLaura Young lagrimosa beltà (Frances Pappas, mezzo-soprano and Laura Young, guitar) present concerts including Stefan Hakenberg's versions of the Greek traditional songs  Μεσ Του Αιγαιου  and  Δεν ειν αυγη  in Salzburg, Ottawa, and at Zagreb's Guitarra Viva | Festival.


September 30, 2013

time location
September 30, 2013
6:30pm
Akademie für Tonkunst
Großer Saal
Ludwigshöhstr. 120

Sabine Simon Darmstadt, Germany: During a concert of the series Lehrerkonzerte at the Darmstadt Academy for Musical Arts  pianist Sabine Simon presents Stefan Hakenberg's  Schafe Waschen . Schafe Waschen was composed in 2001 for a concert dedicated to Hans Werner Henze on the occasion of his 75th birthday.


August 1 and 2, 2013

time location
August 1, 2013
1:10pm
Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music
Building 68
Monash University
Clayton

August 2, 2013
8pm
Richmond Uniting Church
304-314 Church Street
Richmond

Orfeo Melbourne, Victoria (Australia): During two concerts mezzo-soprano Tara Venditti and pianist Siegmund Watty present the World premieres of the arias Arie im Elysium and Orfeos zweiter Schmerzensgesang from Stefan Hakenberg's  Vier Arien des Orfeo . The Vier Arien des Orfeo are versions of arias from the opera with dance  Schau nicht zurück, Orfeo!  with an original score by Stefan Hakenberg incorporating music by Christoph Willibald Gluck set for piano and mezzo-soprano by Stefan Reuter and Stefan Hakenberg.
Stefan Hakenberg will also present this opera with dance in a lecture during his residency at Monash University. It was commissioned for and premiered during the International Gluck Opera Festival at Staatstheater Nuremberg (Germany) in 2010.


June 29, 2013

time location broadcast
June 29, 2013
12:12am (Central European Time)

Bayern2 Radio Bayern2 Radio, Germany: Bavarian Radio's channel 2 presents its show Concerto bavarese including its own recording of the World premiere performance of Stefan Hakenberg's  Extensive Counterpoints and Loops  with the Nürnberger Akkordeonorchester under its music director Stefan Hippe.


April 10, 2013

time location
April 10, 2013
8pm
Distler Performance Hall
Granoff Music Center
Tufts University
20 Talbot Avenue

Elizabeth Reian BennettSomerville, Massachusetts: The Tufts University Department of Music presents its Tufts Composers Spring Forum: The Newest of the New, a concert of assorted works by Tufts composers and guests, featuring Elizabeth Reian Bennett, shakuhachi, in Stefan Hakenberg’s composition  Song of a Giant Tortoise .  Song of a Giant Tortoise  was premiered in Boston just a few months ago by Elizabeth Brown at Northeastern University.


March 14, 2013

time location broadcast
March 14, 2013
7:05pm (Central European Time)
BR-Klassik

BR-Klassik Radio BR-Klassik Radio, Germany: The radio show Passagen presents its recording of a concert in Fürth, Germany on March 1, 2013, featuring lagrimosa beltà (Frances Pappas, mezzo-soprano and Laura Young, guitar). The concert includes Stefan Hakenberg's versions of the Greek traditional songs  Μεσ Του Αιγαιου  and  Δεν ειν αυγη .


March 10, 2013

time location
March 10, 2013
10:40am
Beethovenhaus
Kammermusiksaal

Jugend Musiziert logoBonn, Germany: During the second, state wide round of the German music competition Jugend Musiziert a student quintet from the Folkwang Musikschule der Stadt Essen  will present Stefan Hakenberg's composition  Bezifferte Kreuze . The ensemble is coached by Theresia Norpoth-Weber. Bezifferte Kreuze is a slow and solemn composition based on Stefan Hakenberg's music for the award winning film Solving for X by Theo Lipfert. In this program Bezifferte Kreuze will be flanked by the first and third movements of the Piano Quintet in A major (D 667) by Franz Schubert also known as the Trout Quintet.


March 2, 2013

time location
March 2, 2013
8pm
Klangbrücke
Kurhausstr. 2

Logo of the Gesellschaft für zeitgenössische Musik in AachenAachen, Germany: The Society for Contemporary Music presents Ensemble Phorminx in a concert entitled Give me Excess of it. The concert includes Stefan Hakenberg's composition  Emergence  played by Thomas Löffler on bass clarinet and Bernd Mallasch, percussion. The acclaimed Ensemble Phorminx presents the music of Stefan Hakenberg regularly. Last they played his composition Cube for cello, bass clarinet, and percussion in Darmstadt and Tübingen. Ensemble Phorminx's interpretation of Cube has been released on the CD Of Time and Place.


March 1, 2013

time location
March 1, 2013
8pm
Kulturforum Fürth

Greek flagFürth, Germany: Bavarian Radio's show Passagen presents in concert lagrimosa beltà (Frances Pappas, mezzo-soprano and Laura Young, guitar). The program includes Stefan Hakenberg's versions of the Greek traditional songs  Μεσ Του Αιγαιου  (European premiere) and  Δεν ειν αυγη  (German premiere).
The concert will be broadcast on March 14, 2013 at 7:05pm (Central European Time) on BR-Klassik Radio.


February 15, 2013

time location
February 15, 2013
7:30pm
Akademie für Tonkunst
Großer Saal
Ludwigshöhstr. 120

Akademie für Tonkunst, Darmstadt logoDarmstadt, Germany: This evening of the Days of New Music at the Darmstadt Academy for Musical Arts  features MENEM, the new music ensemble of the Public Music School in Darmstadt. As part of the concert Jadwiga Frej will present the World premiere of Stefan Hakenberg's composition  Cathedral  for electric violin alone.


February 3, 2013

time location
February 3, 2013
4pm
Hancock Meeting House

William Kirkley Hancock, New Hampshire: The Music on Norway Pond concert series presents the BeatCity Art Ensemble. The concert will include Stefan Hakenberg's composition  Emergence  performed by William Kirkley on bass clarinet and percussionist Robert Schulz.  Emergence  was premiered in 1994 in The Netherlands by Duo Contemporain. However, Robert Schulz has been the first to play  Emergence  in America presenting it on both coasts since 2005. A recording of Robert Schulz playing Emergence together with bass clarinetist Diane Heffner can be found on the Audio page of this web site.


January 27, 2013

time location
January 27, 2013
after 4pm
Aula der Folkwang Musikschule der Stadt Essen
Thea-Leymann-Straße 23

Jugend Musiziert logoEssen, Germany: During the first round of the German music competition Jugend Musiziert at the Folkwang Musikschule der Stadt Essen  a student quintet will present the World premiere of Stefan Hakenberg's composition  Bezifferte Kreuze . The ensemble is coached by Theresia Norpoth-Weber. Bezifferte Kreuze is a slow and solemn composition based on Stefan Hakenberg's music for the award winning film Solving for X by Theo Lipfert. In this program Bezifferte Kreuze will be flanked by the first and third movements of the Piano Quintet in A major (D 667) by Franz Schubert also known as the Trout Quintet.



November 17, 2012

time location
November 17, 2012
8pm
Küçük Salon
Ahmet Adnan Saygun Sanat Merkezi
Mithatpaşa Caddesi 1087

IIIZ+ Izmir, Turkey: IIIZ+ presents a concert at the Ahmet Adnan Saygun Sanat Merkezi. The concert program includes the Turkish premiere of Stefan Hakenberg's five musical montages of traditional East Asian zither compositions  Three Zithers and a Pair of Scissors  for Japanese koto, Korean kayagum and changgu, and for Chinese guzheng.


November 4, 2012

time location
November 4, 2012
3pm
Distler Performance Hall
Granoff Music Center
Tufts University

Robert Schulz Somerville, Massachusetts: The Sunday at Tufts-Community Concert Series presents percussionist Robert Schulz with a recital program including  Emergence  by Stefan Hakenberg. William Kirkley will play the bass clarinet part.  Emergence  was premiered in 1994 in The Netherlands by Duo Contemporain. However, Robert Schulz has been the first to play  Emergence  in America presenting it on both coasts since 2005. A recording of Robert Schulz playing Emergence together with bass clarinetist Diane Heffner can be found on the Audio page of this web site.


October 28, 2012

time location
October 28, 2012
5:15pm
Cinema 21
616 NW 21st Ave

Portland Hunamist Film Festival logoPortland, Oregon: The  Portland Humanist Film Festival  presents the premiere screening in America of  Solving for X , a film by Theo Lipfert with an original score composed for instruments and midi controlled samplers by Stefan Hakenberg and recorded in Darmstadt, Germany with Mareike Niemz (viola), Yen-Ting Liu (cello), Eran Borovich (contrabass), Marieke Franssen (flute), Agnieszka Koprowska-Born (percussion), Erika Leroux (piano), and Clemens Heil (cond.).

Solving for X is a feature-length documentary about the quantitative approach to human rights data. The film documents the work of Dr. Patrick Ball, leader of the Benetech Human Rights Data Analysis Group. Based in Silicon Valley, Ball and his team travel the world helping human rights supporters apply sophisticated computer analysis to human rights events. Three examples of this quantitative approach are explored in the film: in Kosovo, Guatemala, and Liberia. In each case, Ball and his team use complex tools to answer a simple question: who did what to whom.


October 7, 2012

time location
October 7, 2012
2pm
Shillman Hall
Northeastern University
115 Forsyth Street

Elizabeth Brown, shakuhachi Boston, Massachusetts: The Boston Koto Academy presents the Afternoon of Shakuhachi and Koto Music #14  including the World premiere of  Song of a Giant Tortoise  by Stefan Hakenberg for shakuhachi player Elizabeth Brown. This is Stefan Hakenberg's first composition for shakuhachi alone but the fifth composition of his that has its premiere at this annual concert event organized by composer Takashi Koto in Boston. This year's concert is sponsored by the World Languages Center and Asian Studies at Northeastern University. (concert flyer)


October 5 and 6, 2012

time location
October 5, 2012
11am

October 5, 2012
7pm

October 6, 2012
11am

October 6, 2012
7pm

Franconian International School
Marie-Curie-Str. 2

What Moves Me workshop Erlangen, Germany: The Akademie :der steg and Franconian International School present the dance theater show What Moves Me.
The music to the event includes and is based on the theme song  What Moves Me  by Stefan Hakenberg. The text is by Frances Pappas who will also sing the song in the show together with the school's chorus and accompanied by pianist Zoran Imširović.

Composer and music teacher Andrea La Rose and her music students at FIS sign for all arrangements and variations of the song during the show which is choreographed by Riikka Läser and Ivo Bärtsch. The performance is part of the International Chamber Music Festival Nuremberg and marks the opening of a new school building including a fully operational theater at FIS.

Carola Beer has interviewed Stefan Hakenberg on the occasion of his participation in this year's festival for the festival newsletter.


September 16, 2012

time location
September 16, 2012
3pm
Weststadthalle

JZOEssen, Germany: The JugendZupfOrchester NRW under its music director Christian de Witt presents a concert including a version arranged by Christian de Witt of  Madame Ching , originally scored by Stefan Hakenberg for kayagum quartet. The concert is the opening of the 2012/13 edition of Haste Töne, the composition project with schools in North Rhine-Westphalia organized by the NRW Kultursekretariat Wuppertal.


September 14, 2012

time location
September 14, 2012
8pm
1. OG der Kongresshalle
Reichsparteitagsgelände

performers of premiere of Von Blättern und Blumen Nuremberg, Germany: The Internationales Kammermusikfestival Nürnberg presents a staged concert of vocal works  Mal hier mal dort - zwischen Liebe und Hass  including the World premiere of the bilingual song cycle  Von Blättern und Blumen  by Stefan Hakenberg on Romani poems by Nedjo Osman and the German translations by Mirjana and Klaus Wittmann.

The songs will be performed by mezzo-soprano Frances Pappas, reciter Nedjo Osman, and violist Mareike Niemz. Nina Kühner will produce the show on a set by Hanna Zimmermann.

Carola Beer has interviewed Stefan Hakenberg on the occasion of his participation in this year's festival for the festival newsletter.


July 15 and 18, 2012

time location
July 15, 2012
8pm
Hamilton International Guitar Festival
Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts
126 James St. S
Hamilton, Ontario

July 18, 2012
8pm
St. John's Anglican Church
154 Somerset St. W
Ottawa, Ontario

Frances Pappas

Laura Young

Hamilton and Ottawa, Ontario: lagrimosa beltà (Frances Pappas, mezzo-soprano and Laura Young, guitar) presents a concert including Stefan Hakenberg's versions of the Greek traditional songs  Μεσ Του Αιγαιου  (World premiere) and  Δεν ειν αυγη .


June 15, 2012

time location broadcast
June 15, 2012
12:12am (Central European Time)

Bayern2 Radio Bayern2 Radio, Germany: Bavarian Radio's channel 2 presents its show Concerto bavarese including its own production of Stefan Hakenberg's  Der Nachmittag eines Gärtners  with Liu Jing (erhu), Volker Blumenthaler (cello), Jeremias Schwarzer (recorder), Claudia Buder (accordion), Jocelyn Clark (kayagum), and Slawomir Mscisz (marimba). Conductor is Stefan Hakenberg.


May 28, 2012

time location
May 28, 2012
8pm
Kulturzentrum Bessunger Knabenschule
Ludwigshöhstr. 42

Kulturzentrum Bessunger Knabenschule logoDarmstadt, Germany: The Darmstädter Bigband led by Peter Linhart presents a concert including a new arrangement by Stefan Hakenberg of his  Mexican Polka . Stefan Hakenberg had previously arranged the Mexican Polka - itself a version of the second movement of his symphony for youth orchestra  Give and Take  - for the BundesJazzorchester and the percussion group Splash under Niels Klein for the European Capital of Culture Ruhr.2010 Europas Junger Klang concert series featuring his music. (flyer for download)


May 27 and 28, 2012

time location
May 27, 2012
9:30am
and
May 28, 2012
2:30pm

Prospector Hotel Theater

Park City Film Music Festival logoPark City, Utah: The  Park City Film Music Festival  presents the premiere screening of  From The Mekong To Montana , a film by Theo Lipfert with an original score composed for acoustic and electric guitars by Stefan Hakenberg and recorded in Darmstadt, Germany by guitar player Jan Jansohn.

From The Mekong to Montana traces one effect of the Vietnam War on an American woman. Diane Steffan married her college sweetheart in 1970. More than ten years later her husband suddenly developed Post Traumatic Stress Disorder from his service during the war. Their life together crashed into the chaos of violence and alcoholism, which eventually claimed his life. Fifteen years after her husband's death, Diane visits Vietnam to see for herself the country that changed her life (Facebook page).


May 26, 2012

time location broadcast
May 26, 2012
5pm (Mountain Time)
 MontanaPBS 

MontanaPBS logoKUSM, MontanaPBS presents  From The Mekong To Montana , a film by Theo Lipfert with an original score composed for acoustic and electric guitars by Stefan Hakenberg and recorded in Darmstadt, Germany by guitar player Jan Jansohn.

From The Mekong to Montana traces one effect of the Vietnam War on an American woman. Diane Steffan married her college sweetheart in 1970. More than ten years later her husband suddenly developed Post Traumatic Stress Disorder from his service during the war. Their life together crashed into the chaos of violence and alcoholism, which eventually claimed his life. Fifteen years after her husband's death, Diane visits Vietnam to see for herself the country that changed her life (Facebook Page).


May 13, 2012

time location
May 13, 2012
8pm
Galeria Lunar
Kötnerholzweg 51

Julia MihalyHannover, Germany: Soprano Julia Mihály presents a concert at Galeria Lunar to mark the finissage of the exhibition Funkausstellung by sound installation artist Pit Noack. The concert includes the World premiere of Stefan Hakenberg's dance piece for soprano and electronics  Searching and Knowing  on a libretto by the Rev. Joyce Parry Moore.

Julia Mihály will present  Searching and Knowing  using the setup of Pit Noack's sound installation controlling it by means of a Max-patch that she has programmed herself for this show. Rev. Parry Moore's libretto is a reflection of her experience as a breast cancer survivor. The electronic track uses snippets of recordings of an MRI sequence and Rev. Parry Moore's voice.


February 12, 2012

time location
February 12, 2012
3pm
Museum für asiatische Kunst Berlin-Dahlem
Lansstr. 8

Hong YooNaoko KikuchiBerlin, Germany: In the 5th edition of its concert series "focused", AsianArt Ensemble presents an afternoon dedicated to Japan inspired music. The program features the European premiere of Stefan Hakenberg's  Jet-Black and Silver . This composition was originally written for shakuhachi and koto but in this concert it will be interpreted on a daegum for the first time. The player is Hong Yoo who will be joined by koto player Naoko Kikuchi.


January 8, 2012

time location broadcast
January 8, 2012
11pm (Mountain Time)
 MontanaPBS 

MontanaPBS logoKUSM, MontanaPBS presents  From The Mekong To Montana , a film by Theo Lipfert with an original score composed for acoustic and electric guitars by Stefan Hakenberg and recorded in Darmstadt, Germany by guitar player Jan Jansohn.

From The Mekong to Montana traces one effect of the Vietnam War on an American woman. Diane Steffan married her college sweetheart in 1970. More than ten years later her husband suddenly developed Post Traumatic Stress Disorder from his service during the war. Their life together crashed into the chaos of violence and alcoholism, which eventually claimed his life. Fifteen years after her husband's death, Diane visits Vietnam to see for herself the country that changed her life (Facebook Page).


January 3, 2012

time location
January 3, 2012
6pm
Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Conservatory
Beşiktaş

Logo of the Mimar Sinan Arts UniversityIstanbul, Turkey: The Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Conservatory as part of its Composer's Portrait lecture series presents Stefan Hakenberg.



December 14, 2011

time location
December 14, 2011
8pm
Literaturhaus
Kasinostr. 3

Logo of the City of DarmstadtDarmstadt, Germany: The Darmstädter Musikgespräche present Stefan Hakenberg in a discussion with Wolfram Knauer, Cord Meijering, and Thomas Schäfer: "Darmstadt hat eine Musikschule wie andere Städte auch. Aber Darmstadts Musikschule ist anders. In dieser Stadt gibt es mit dem Internationale Musikinstitut, dem Jazzinstitut und der Akademie für Tonkunst Einrichtungen, die internationale Ausstrahlung besitzen, aber natürlich auch die Welt nach Darmstadt holen. Die Leiter dieser drei Einrichtungen werden sich im Gespräch mit Stefan Hakenberg, dem Leiter der Städtischen Musikschule, darüber unterhalten, welchen Einfluss das besondere Darmstädter Klima auf seine Arbeit hat, wie die Schülerinnen und Schüler von der einzigartigen musikalischen Situation dieser Stadt profitieren und was die Musikschule in die Stadtgesellschaft zurückgeben kann."


December 3, 2011

time location broadcast
December 3, 2011
12:30pm (KST)

 Gugak FM 

Gugak FM logoGugak FM, South Korea presents a show featuring kayagum player Jocelyn Clark. On the playlist of the broadcast: the East-Asian zither ensemble IIIZ+ with Ryuko Mizutani (koto), Jocelyn Clark (kayagum), Il-Ryun Chung (changgu), and Yi-Chieh Lai (guzheng) playing Pep from Stefan Hakenberg's five musical montages  Three Zithers and a Pair of Scissors . Both, Jocelyn Clark and Yi-Chieh Lai have also written about Three Zithers and a Pair of Scissors. You can find their writings at the Articles page on this Web site.


November 20, 2011

time location
November 20, 2011
5pm
Johannes-Brahms-Saal
Musik- und Singschule
Kirchstr. 2

Adolphe Sax and Stefan Hakenberg in Dinant, BelgiumHeidelberg, Germany: The Musik- und Singschule Heidelberg presents a concert including Folk Dance from Stefan Hakenberg's versions of three Thai folk songs for saxophone quintet and marimba  Three Thai Tunes . Folk Dance will be performed by students coached by Willi Fischer. Mr. Fischer has participated in the September 2011 World premiere performance of Three Thai Tunes in Darmstadt.


November 18, 2011

time location
November 18, 2011
8pm
Kult-Bau
Konkordiastrasse 27

Frances PappasLaura YoungSt. Gallen, Switzerland: Kult-Bau presents lagrimosa beltà (Frances Pappas, mezzo-soprano and Laura Young, guitar) in a concert including the Swiss premiere of Stefan Hakenberg's version of the Greek traditional song  Δεν ειν αυγη .


November 5 and 7, 2011

time location broadcast
November 5, 2011
5pm (Mountain Time)

November 7, 2011
1:31am (Mountain Time)

 MontanaPBS 

MontanaPBS logoKUSM, MontanaPBS presents the premiere broadcasts of  From The Mekong To Montana , a film by Theo Lipfert with an original score composed for acoustic and electric guitars by Stefan Hakenberg and recorded in Darmstadt, Germany by guitar player Jan Jansohn.

From The Mekong to Montana traces one effect of the Vietnam War on an American woman. Diane Steffan married her college sweetheart in 1970. More than ten years later her husband suddenly developed Post Traumatic Stress Disorder from his service during the war. Their life together crashed into the chaos of violence and alcoholism, which eventually claimed his life. Fifteen years after her husband's death, Diane visits Vietnam to see for herself the country that changed her life (Facebook Page).


October 30, 2011

time location
October 30, 2011
2:30pm
Shillman Hall
Northeastern University
115 Forsyth Street

Marco Lienhard, shakuhachiYuki Yasuda, koto Boston, Massachusetts: The Japan Society of Boston presents the Afternoon of Shakuhachi and Koto Music #13 including the World premiere of  Dirge and Computation  by Stefan Hakenberg for shakuhachi player Marco Lienhard and koto player Yuki Yasuda. This is Stefan Hakenberg's fourth composition for this classical Japanese combination of instruments. All these works,  Orfeo on my Mind ,  Antares , and  Jet-Black and Silver  were written for Takashi Koto's annual concert series in Boston.


September 17, 2011

time location broadcast
September 17, 2011
11:05am (Central European Time)
BR-Klassik

BR-Klassik Radio BR-Klassik Radio, Germany presents mezzo-soprano Kammersängerin Frances Pappas in the show Meine Musik. Ms. Pappas has chosen an eclectic program including an interpretation of her own duo with guitarist Laura Young - lagrimosa beltà - of Stefan Hakenberg's version of the Greek traditional song  Δεν ειν αυγη .


September 12 and 13, 2011

time location
September 12, 2011
7:30pm
Akademie für Tonkunst
Großer Saal
Ludwigshöhstr. 120
Darmstadt

September 13, 2011
8pm
Kapelle des evangelischen Stifts
Klosterberg 2
Tübingen

Phorminx logoEnsemble Phorminx presents a concert in celebration of Volker Blumenthaler's 60th birthday anniversary. It includes Stefan Hakenberg's  Cube  for cello, bass clarinet, and percussion.
The ensemble played the European premiere of Cube in 2002 in Tübingen, Germany. Since then Phorminx has performed the piece repeatedly. In 2003 it also recorded the work for release on the CD Of Time and Place which also includes Stefan Hakenberg's wind quintet Wild Landscape and Underbrush.
Volker Blumenthaler has been an early teacher of Stefan Hakenberg's and a mentor and supporter of his work ever since. As a cellist Volker Blumenthaler took part in the World premieres of Stefan Hakenberg's chamber works Der Nachmittag eines Gärtners (2002) - which is dedicated to him - and It Lightens, It Brightens ... in 2003. In 2000 Stefan Hakenberg had commissioned Volker Blumenthaler's concerto for erhu and chamber orchestra SPEC for CrossSound and conducted the World premiere in Juneau, Alaska.


September 6, 2011

time location
September 6, 2011
7pm
Akademie für Tonkunst
Großer Saal
Ludwigshöhstr. 120

Adolphe Sax and Stefan Hakenberg in Dinant, BelgiumDarmstadt, Germany: The Darmstadt Academy for Musical Arts  presents a concert featuring the saxophonist Saira Clegg. The program includes Stefan Hakenberg's versions of three Thai folk songs for saxophone quintet and marimba  Three Thai Tunes . The piece was commissioned in 1996 by the Bangkok Saxophone Quartet for a joint CD-project with Duo Contemporain from Rotterdam. It was released only in Thailand in the same year on a CD entitled Pooyai Lee and performed in part on television in Bangkok. This performance in Darmstadt is the first concert performance of the Three Thai Tunes.


July 3, 2011

time location
July 3, 2011
4pm
Katholische Kirche
St. Nikolaus

JZOBrüggen (Viersen), Germany: The JugendZupfOrchester NRW under its music director Christian de Witt presents a concert including a version arranged by Christian de Witt of  Madame Ching , originally scored by Stefan Hakenberg for kayagum quartet.


June 27, 2011

time location
June 27, 2011
7:30pm
Steingraeber & Söhne, Kammermusiksaal

Nürnberger AkkordeonorchesterBayreuth, Germany: The 24th festival Zeit für Neue Musik presents a concert with the Nürnberger Akkordeonorchester under its music director Stefan Hippe including  Extensive Counterpoints and Loops  by Stefan Hakenberg. The Nürnberger Akkordeonorchester premiered Extensive Counterpoints and Loops in 2010 in Nuremberg in a concert recorded by Bavarian Radio (BR).


June 20, 2011

time location
June 20, 2011
8:30pm
Musikhauptschule Burgfried
Davisstraße 17

musher's faceHallein, Austria: Kulturforum Hallein presents it's annual Halleiner Festwoche including the Austrian premiere of Stefan Hakenberg's  The Egg Musher  (libretto by Michael Kerstan) with the El Cimarron Ensemble conducted by Peter Wesenauer. For previous media coverage of  The Egg Musher , which the press labeled "first climate opera," go to the Reviews Page.


June 15, 2011

time location
June 15, 2011
Studio LOOS
De Constant Rebequeplein 20B

Frances PappasLaura YoungThe Hague, The Netherlands: Studio LOOS presents lagrimosa beltà (Frances Pappas, mezzo-soprano and Laura Young, guitar) in a concert including the European premiere of Stefan Hakenberg's version of the Greek traditional song  Δεν ειν αυγη .


February 23, 2011

time location
February 23, 2011
7:30pm
Akademie für Tonkunst
Großer Saal
Ludwigshöhstr. 120

Akademie für Tonkunst, Darmstadt logoDarmstadt, Germany: Days of New Music at the Darmstadt Academy for Musical Arts  present a concert dedicated to composers from Darmstadt including Stefan Hakenberg's musical picture book  Handwerk  with illustrations by Harald Klemm played by Olaf Van Gonnissen (guitar) and Christiane Lüder (accordion). The piece was commissioned in 1997 by the German Accordion Teacher Association (Deutscher Akkordeonlehrer Verband).


February 6, 2011

time location
February 6, 2011
5pm
Altes Kurhaus
Ballsaal

JZOAachen, Germany: The JugendZupfOrchester NRW under its music director Christian de Witt presents a concert including a version arranged by Christian de Witt of  Madame Ching , originally scored by Stefan Hakenberg for kayagum quartet.



November 21, 2010

time location
November 21, 2010
Schloß Borbeck
Residenzsaal
Schloßstraße 101

JZOEssen, Germany: The JugendZupfOrchester NRW under its music director Christian de Witt presents a concert including a version arranged by Christian de Witt of  Madame Ching , originally scored by Stefan Hakenberg for kayagum quartet.


November 16, 2010

time location broadcast
November 16, 2010
8:05pm (Central European Time)

WDR 3 Radio WDR 3 Radio, Germany, channel 3 presents a program with the State Youth Orchestra of North Rhine-Westphalia under Thomas Wise including Stefan Hakenberg's  Give and Take . The program is dedicated to music by composers from the United States.


November 7, 2010

time location
November 7, 2010
4:30pm
Bürgerhaus Süd

Rainer Maria Klaas Recklinghausen, Germany: In co-production with the European Capital of Culture Ruhr.2010, integral::festival presents pianist Rainer Maria Klaas in a concert including Stefan Hakenberg's  Schafe Waschen .


October 21 - November 7, 2010

time location
October 21, 2010
8pm
Mehrzweckhalle des Gymnasium, Nottuln

October 22, 8pm
Oper, Bonn

October 23, 8pm
Saalbau, Witten

October 24, 11am
Philharmonie, Essen

October 31, 6pm
Theater, Coesfeld

November 1,
Arnoldinum Gymnasium, Steinfurt

November 2, 8pm
Theater, Hameln

November 5, 6pm
Funkhaus Wallrafplatz, Großer Sendesaal des WDR, Cologne

November 6, 6pm
Aula des Collegium Augustianum Gaesdonck, Goch

November 7, 4pm
Theater, Duisburg

Give and Take poster imageThe State Youth Orchestra of North Rhine-Westphalia under Thomas Wise presents Stefan Hakenberg's  Give and Take  on a tour of North Rhine-Westphalia.


October 28, 2010

time location
October 28, 2010
8pm
Zeche Carl

Landes Jugend Ensemble Neue Musik NRW logoEssen, Germany: Studio musikFabrik | Jugendensemble des Landesmusikrats NRW presents a concert including Stefan Hakenberg's three songs on texts by Jürgen Becker, James Tate, and HyeShin Han for mezzo-soprano and seven players  Oder River Image  with mezzo-soprano Julia Mihály and conductor Carl Rosman.


October 22-24, 2010

time location
October 22-24, 2010
Saalbau, Witten

October 22, 8pm
Bundes Jugend Jazzorchester and Splash

October 23, 3:30pm
Landeszupforchester NRW, Splash, and Studio musikFabrik | Jugendensemble des Landesmusikrats NRW

October 23, 8pm
Landes Jugend Orchester NRW

October 24, 11am
Jugend Akkordeon Orchester NRW and Landesjugendchor NRW

Kulturhauptstadt Ruhr 2010Witten, Germany: Marking Stefan Hakenberg's 50th Birthday Season and as part of the European Capital of Culture Ruhr.2010's Henze Project State Youth Ensembles of North Rhine-Westphalia as well as the BundesJazzorchester present within their concert weekend Europas Junger Klang a comprehensive portrait of Stefan Hakenberg's work including World premieres and first performances.
(-) The BundesJazzorchester and Splash join ranks for a concert including a new version of the second movement of Stefan Hakenberg's symphony for youth orchestra  Give and Take , here entitled  Mexican Polka .
(-) The JugendZupfOrchester NRW under its music director, executive producer of Europas Junger Klang Dr. Christian de Witt, the percussion ensemble Splash, and Studio musikFabrik | Jugendensemble des Landesmusikrats NRW with mezzo-soprano Julia Mihály and conductor Carl Rosman present a concert including (1) a version arranged by Christian de Witt of  Madame Ching , originally scored by Stefan Hakenberg for kayagum quartet, (2) Stefan Hakenberg's  Konzertstück für Vibrafon und Schlagzeug , and (3) his three songs on texts by Jürgen Becker, James Tate, and HyeShin Han for mezzo-soprano and seven players  Oder River Image .
(-) The Landesjugendorchester NRW under Thomas Wise presents a concert including  Give and Take .
(-) The LandesJugendAkkordeonOrchester NRW under its music director Helmut Quakernack together with the LandesJugendChor Nordrhein-Westfalen present a concert including a version of Stefan Hakenberg's piece for string quartet  Lost  arranged for accordeon orchestra by Helmut Quakernack and the World premieres of 4 of Hakenberg's new  Gesänge für Orfeo .


October 22, 2010

time location
October 22, 2010
8:30pm
Rathaus - Glashalle

Phorminx logoNürtingen, Germany: Ensemble Phorminx presents a concert including Stefan Hakenberg's clarinet duos  Brücke mit Reiter .


October 20, 2010

time location
October 20, 2010
8pm
Tafelhalle

Nürnberger AkkordeonorchesterNuremberg, Germany: The Nürnberger Akkordeonorchester under its music director Stefan Hippe presents the World premiere of  Extensive Counterpoints and Loops  by Stefan Hakenberg.


October 19, 2010

time location
October 19, 2010
Canadian Opera Company
Richard Bradshawamphitheatre

Frances PappasLaura YoungToronto, Canada: The Canadian Opera Company in their World Music Series present lagrimosa beltà (Frances Pappas, mezzo-soprano and Laura Young, guitar) in a concert including the World premiere of Stefan Hakenberg's version of the Greek traditional song  Δεν ειν αυγη .


September 13, 2010

time location
September 13, 2010
7:30pm
Akademie für Tonkunst
Großer Saal
Ludwigshöhstr. 120

Phorminx logoDarmstadt, Germany: Ensemble Phorminx presents a concert including  Cube  by Stefan Hakenberg for cello, bass clarinet, and percussion.


August 4, 2010

time location broadcast
August 4, 2010
12:12am (Central European Time)

Bayern2 Radio Bayern2 Radio, Germany: Bavarian Radio's channel 2 presents its show Concerto bavarese including its own production of Stefan Hakenberg's  Der Nachmittag eines Gärtners  with Liu Jing (erhu), Volker Blumenthaler (cello), Jeremias Schwarzer (recorder), Claudia Buder (accordion), Jocelyn Clark (kayagum), and Slawomir Mscisz (marimba). Conductor is Stefan Hakenberg.


July 17 and 18, 2010

time location
July 17 and 18, 9pm
Klarissenplatz

Orfeo Nuremberg, Germany: The International Gluck Opera Festival presents the World premiere of the Kammer Musik Theater International production of a new opera with dance  Schau nicht zurück, Orfeo!  with an original score by Stefan Hakenberg incorporating music by Christoph Willibald Gluck and pupils in Franconia on a libretto written by Patricia Anne Simpson incorporating texts by Ranieri de'Calzabigi and pupils in Franconia. The role of Orfeo will be sung by Frances Pappas. Peter Selwyn will be conducting. – (preview)


June 14, 2010

time location
June 14, 2010
7:30pm
Akademie für Tonkunst
Großer Saal
Ludwigshöhstr. 120

Akademie für Tonkunst, Darmstadt logoDarmstadt, Germany: The Darmstadt Academy for Musical Arts presents a concert dedicated to music by Stefan Hakenberg. The program features
(-) pianist Björn Lehmann's interpretation of Hakenberg's  Schafe Waschen ,
(-) the clarinet duos  Brücke mit Reiter  and - as a world premiere -  Brücke mit Reiter II  played by Michael Schmidt and Susanne Scheer,
(-) the duo for shakuhachi and koto  Antares  (here played for the first time on a tenor recorder by recorder player Johannes Fischer with Naoko Kikuchi on koto),
(-) the European premiere of the brass quintet  Drei Stücke ,
(-) and  Springbrunnen  for flute, cello, piano, and percussion.


May 13, 2010

time location
May 13, 2010
9pm
Alter Wartesaal

Landes Jugend Ensemble Neue Musik NRW logoCologne, Germany: As part of the MusikTriennale Köln's TripClubbing concert series Studio musikFabrik | Jugendensemble des Landesmusikrats NRW presents a concert including the World premiere of Stefan Hakenberg's three songs on texts by Jürgen Becker, James Tate, and HyeShin Han for mezzo-soprano and seven players  Oder River Image  with mezzo-soprano Julia Mihály and conductor Carl Rosman.


March 26, 2010

time location broadcast
March 26, 2010
12:12am (Central European Time)

Bayern2 Radio Bayern2 Radio, Germany: Bavarian Radio's channel 2 presents its show Concerto bavarese including its own production of Stefan Hakenberg's  Der Nachmittag eines Gärtners  with Liu Jing (erhu), Volker Blumenthaler (cello), Jeremias Schwarzer (recorder), Claudia Buder (accordion), Jocelyn Clark (kayagum), and Slawomir Mscisz (marimba). Conductor is Stefan Hakenberg.


March 20, 2010

time location
March 20, 2010
4pm
Akademie für Tonkunst
Großer Saal
Ludwigshöhstr. 120

Akademie für Tonkunst, Darmstadt logoDarmstadt, Germany: As part of a Youth Concert at the Darmstadt Academy for Musical Arts entitled  Krach - Bumm - Päng, the Percussion Ensemble of the percussion program of Thomas Weiler together with a student of Christiane Lüder, present  Ein Dampfer landet an , a musical picture book by Stefan Hakenberg for four percussionists and accordion.


February 26, 2010

time location
February 26, 2010
7:30pm
Akademie für Tonkunst
Großer Saal
Ludwigshöhstr. 120

Akademie für Tonkunst, Darmstadt logoDarmstadt, Germany: As part of the Days of New Music at the Darmstadt Academy for Musical Arts  Björn Lehmann plays Stefan Hakenberg's  Two Piano Pieces .



November 27, 2009

time location broadcast
November 27, 2009
12:15am (Central European Time)

Bayern2 Radio Bayern2 Radio, Germany: Bavarian Radio's channel 2 presents its show Concerto bavarese including its own production of Stefan Hakenberg's  Der Nachmittag eines Gärtners  with Liu Jing (erhu), Volker Blumenthaler (cello), Jeremias Schwarzer (recorder), Claudia Buder (accordion), Jocelyn Clark (kayagum), and Slawomir Mscisz (marimba). Conductor is Stefan Hakenberg.


November 22, 2009

time location
November 22, 2009
2:30pm
Public Library of Brookline
361 Washington St.

Marco Lienhard Brookline, Massachusetts: Afternoon of Shakuhachi and Koto Music presents the World premiere of  Orfeo On My Mind  by Stefan Hakenberg for shakuhachi player Marco Lienhard and koto player Yuki Yasuda.


November 1, 2009

time location
November 1, 2009
7:30pm
Goethe Institute Boston
170 Beacon Street

Dyno Logo Boston, Massachusetts, Dinosaur Annex presents  Days  by Stefan Hakenberg in the version for two bass clarinets. The occasion is Dinosaur Annex's 80th birthday extravaganza for Yehudi Wyner The Fabric of Life: Celebrating Yehudi! with bass clarinettists Diane Heffner and Katherine V. Matasy.


September 3-5, 2009

time location
September 3, 2009
7pm and
September 4, 2009
8pm
Juneau Arts & Culture Center

and
September 5, 2009
8pm
Sitka Performing Arts Center

Refugium Logo Juneau and Sitka, Alaska, as part of its 2009 Refugium program CrossSound presents the World premiere of  Moments in Human Life , a new composition by Stefan Hakenberg for koto, kayagum, Korean percussion, guzheng, and string quartet.  Moments in Human Life  was commissioned and will be performed by IIIZ+ and the string quartet of unitedberlin. The performances will be conducted by Matthew Burtner.


August 30, 2009

time location broadcast
August 30, 2009
9:05pm
Deutschlandfunk

DeutschlandfunkDeutschlandfunk, Germany, broadcasts its own live recording of the World premiere performance of  Pink Slush , a birthday greeting by Stefan Hakenberg for string quartet and drum set, with the Vitus-Quartett and Ralf Baumann at the 30th anniversary edition of the Ensemblia Mönchengladbach in 2009.


July 24, 2009

time location
July 24, 2009
5pm and 7pm Theaterhaus

Musik der Jahrhunderte logo Stuttgart, Germany, Musik der Jahrhunderte with the support of Netzwerk Süd presents the World premiere of a new experimental music theater project by Stefan Hakenberg. The work by the title of  Hip-Hop, Verwandlung, Hölle und Wasser, a Revue sketch, is developed and performed with students and faculty of the Fachschule für Sozialwesen in Stuttgart-Botnang.


July 10, 2009

time location broadcast
July 10, 2009
12:15am (Central European Time)

Bayern2 Radio Bayern2 Radio, Germany: Bavarian Radio's channel 2 presents its show Concerto bavarese including its own production of Stefan Hakenberg's  Der Nachmittag eines Gärtners  with Liu Jing (erhu), Volker Blumenthaler (cello), Jeremias Schwarzer (recorder), Claudia Buder (accordion), Jocelyn Clark (kayagum), and Slawomir Mscisz (marimba). Conductor is Stefan Hakenberg.


July 5, 2009

time location
July 5, 2009
5:45pm
Hofgut Oberfeld

Akademie für Tonkunst, Darmstadt logoDarmstadt, Germany, during the Darmstädter Musikschultag 2009 "piano und forte bei Kaffee und ..." youth choruses of the Public Music School at the Darmstadt Academy for Musical Arts under Claudia Nicolai perform Stefan Hakenberg's  Mouth Piece  (for mixed chorus).


June 14 and 15, 2009

time location
June 14, 2009
8pm
Sudhaus
Hechinger Straße 203
Tübingen

June 15, 2009
7:30pm
Akademie für Tonkunst
Großer Saal
Ludwigshöhstr. 120
Darmstadt

Phorminx logoEnsemble Phorminx presents  Ein Gesang der Loreley  by Stefan Hakenberg for violin, alto flute, and clarinet. During the concert  Ein Gesang der Loreley  will be performed twice and Stefan Hakenberg will be present to talk about his composition.
 Ein Gesang der Loreley  (A Song of Loreley) is Stefan Hakenberg's second composition on shipwrecks, the first one being  Small Craft  for violin, viola, flute, and euphonium


June 2, 2009

time location
June 2, 2009
7pm
Akademie für Tonkunst
Großer Saal
Ludwigshöhstr. 120

Akademie für Tonkunst, Darmstadt logoDarmstadt, Germany, Mayor Walter Hoffmann inaugurates Dr. Stefan Hakenberg into the office of director of the City of Darmstadt's Public Music School, a division of the Darmstadt Academy for Musical Arts. Ceremonies include performances by students and faculty of three of  Four Pieces for Brass Choir ,  Ein Dampfer landet an  (a musical picture book for four percussionists and accordion),  Mouth Piece  (for mixed chorus), and  Pogo Paraphrase  (fourth movement of Give and Take for youth orchestra). Article in the Darmstädter Echo newspaper.


May 28, 2009

time location
May 28, 2009
7:30pm
Akademie für Tonkunst
Großer Saal
Ludwigshöhstr. 120

Akademie für Tonkunst, Darmstadt logoDarmstadt, Germany, the Percussion Ensemble of the percussion program of Thomas Weiler at the Darmstadt Academy for Musical Arts and Karen Schomecker, a student of Christiane Lüder, present  Ein Dampfer landet an , a musical picture book by Stefan Hakenberg for four percussionists and accordion.


May 20, 2009

time location
May 20, 2009
11pm
Theater Mönchengladbach,
Studio

Ensemblia logoMönchengladbach, Germany, Ensemblia, as part of its 30th anniversary program, presents the World premiere of  Pink Slush , a birthday greeting by Stefan Hakenberg for string quartet and drum set. It will be performed by the Vitus-Quartett and Ralf Baumann.


March 6, 2009

time location broadcast
March 6, 2009
12:15am (Central European Time)

Bayern2 Radio Bayern2 Radio, Germany: Bavarian Radio's channel 2 presents its show Concerto bavarese including its own production of Stefan Hakenberg's  Der Nachmittag eines Gärtners  with Liu Jing (erhu), Volker Blumenthaler (cello), Jeremias Schwarzer (recorder), Claudia Buder (accordion), Jocelyn Clark (kayagum), and Slawomir Mscisz (marimba). Conductor is Stefan Hakenberg.


February 15, 2009

time location
February 15, 2009
Großweidenmühlstr. 11
+49 911 933-0200

bernsteinzimmer

Nuremberg, Germany, Galerie  Bernsteinzimmer presents a chamber concert
including Stefan Hakenberg's  Brücke mit Reiter .


January 26, 2009

time location broadcast
January 26, 2009
8pm (Central Time)

Live on WFMT 98.7 fm

bernsteinzimmerChicago, Illinois, the Cube ensemble presents theamerican premiere of Stefan Hakenberg's  Ein Gesang der Loreley .


January 9, 2009

time location
January 9, 2009
11am

Stefan HakenbergMunich, Germany, the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich as part of the "komponieren heute" 2008/09 lecture series will present Stefan Hakenberg with a lecture about his work.