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
24
July 2019
Piazza Grande · Montepulciano · Italien

Sinfonia N. 8

RNCM (Royal Northern College of Music) Symphony Orchestra
Dirigent: Roland Böer
Sunday
22
September 2019
Staatsoper · Stuttgart · Deutschland

Der Prinz von Homburg

Regie: Stephan Kimmig
Dirigent: Thomas Guggeis
Friday
11
October 2019
Staatsoper · Stuttgart · Deutschland

Der Prinz von Homburg

Regie: Stephan Kimmig
Dirigent: Thomas Guggeis
Sunday
13
October 2019
Komische Oper · Berlin · Deutschland

The Bassarids

Dirigent: Vladimir Jurowski
Regie: Barrie Kosky
Choreographie: Otto Pichler
Bühnenbild und...
Thursday
17
October 2019
Komische Oper · Berlin · Deutschland

The Bassarids

Dirigent: Vladimir Jurowski
Regie: Barrie Kosky
Choreographie: Otto Pichler
Bühnenbild und...
Sunday
20
October 2019
Komische Oper · Berlin · Deutschland

The Bassarids

Dirigent: Vladimir Jurowski
Regie: Barrie Kosky
Choreographie: Otto Pichler
Bühnenbild und...

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.