Hans Werner Henze-Foundation

„I would like my music to have the same impact in future as it has today.”. Hans Werner Henze, spring 2007

This expresses well the foundation's duty to maintain, save and disseminate the oeuvre of Hans Werner Henze. A further important task the composer passed on to his foundation is the encouragement of young musicians, especially young composers. > more

Event-highlights

Wednesday
06
February 2019
Almi Hall · Helsinki · Finnland

Katharina Blum

Director and librettist Aleksi Barrière
Lighting design Étienne Exbrayat

Conductor Clément...
Sunday
17
March 2019
Staatsoper · Stuttgart · Deutschland

Der Prinz von Homburg

Regie: Stephan Kimmig
Dirigent: Cornelius Meister

Reference databases

Michael Kerstan

Director

Welcome to the Hans Werner Henze-Foundation's website! The Maestro's immense oeuvre with all its facets is now accessible online. Please, enjoy surfing, discovering, and maybe you have got any suggestions, an anecdote, an aphorism or even a missing piece of HWH in your attic. Please, don't hesitate and send a mail - we answer as soon as possible.