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

Thursday
16
August 2018
Felsenreitschule · Salzburg · Österreich

Die Bassariden

Wiener Philharmoniker
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
Dirigent: Kent Nagano
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Friday
31
August 2018
Jahrhunderthalle · Bochum · Deutschland

Das Floß der Medusa

Bochumer Symphoniker
ChorWerk Ruhr
Knabenchor der Chorakademie Dortmund
Zürcher Singakademie
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Saturday
01
September 2018
Jahrhunderthalle · Bochum · Deutschland

Das Floß der Medusa

Bochumer Symphoniker
ChorWerk Ruhr
Knabenchor der Chorakademie Dortmund
Zürcher Singakademie
...
Sunday
02
September 2018
Jahrhunderthalle · Bochum · Deutschland

Das Floß der Medusa

Bochumer Symphoniker
ChorWerk Ruhr
Knabenchor der Chorakademie Dortmund
Zürcher Singakademie
...

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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.