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


March 2019
Staatsoper · Stuttgart · Deutschland

Der Prinz von Homburg

Regie: Stephan Kimmig
Dirigent: Cornelius Meister
April 2019
Konzerthaus · Berlin · Deutschland

Kammerkonzert 05

Landesjugendensemble Neue Musik Berlin
Dirigent: Jobst Liebrecht

Reference databases

Michael Kerstan


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.