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

Sunday
21
January 2018
Niedersächsische Staatsoper · Hannover · Deutschland

La selva incantata

Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester
Dirigent: Markus Stenz
Friday
02
February 2018
Sumida Triphony Hall · Tokio · Japan

Symphonie Nr. 7

New Japan Philharmonic
Dirigent: Markus Stenz
Friday
16
February 2018
Philharmonie de Paris · Cité de la Musique · Paris · Frankreich

Requiem

Ensemble Intercontemporain
Dirigent: Matthias Pintscher
Tuesday
13
March 2018
De Nationale Opera · Amsterdam · Niederlande

Das Floß der Medusa

De Nationale Opera

Koor van de Nationale Opera
Nieuw Amsterdams Kinderkoor
Nederlands...

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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.