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


May 2018
Kammermusiksaal · Philharmonie · Berlin · Deutschland

Le Miracle de la Rose

Orchester-Akademie der Berliner Philharmoniker
Klarinette: Leandra Brehm
Dirigent: Matthias...
June 2018
Auditorio Nacional de Música · Madrid · Spanien

Die Bassariden

Orquesta y coro nacionales de España
Sopran: Marisol Montalvo
Mezzosopran: Mihoko Fujimura
August 2018
Felsenreitschule · Salzburg · Österreich

Die Bassariden

Wiener Philharmoniker
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
Dirigent: Kent Nagano

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.