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

Friday
17
November 2017
Elbphilharmonie · Hamburg · Deutschland

Das Floß der Medusa

SWR Symphonieorchester
SWR Vokalensemble
WDR Rundfunkchor
Freiburger Domsingknaben
Sopran:...
Friday
17
November 2017
Landestheater · Detmold · Deutschland

Elegie für junge Liebende

Landestheater Detmold
Symphonisches Orchester des Landestheaters Detmold
Musikalische Leitung:...
Saturday
25
November 2017
Landestheater · Detmold · Deutschland

Elegie für junge Liebende

Landestheater Detmold
Symphonisches Orchester des Landestheaters Detmold
Musikalische Leitung:...

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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.