„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
10
February 2023
Auditorium Rai "Arturo Toscanini" · Turin · Italien

Sinfonia N. 10

Orchestra RAI
Dirigent: Marco Angius
Monday
13
February 2023

Sinfonia N. 9

Dresdner Philharmonie
MDR-Rundfunkchor
Dirigent: Marek Janowski
Saturday
11
March 2023
Wigmore Hall · London · Vereinigtes Königreich

El Cimarrón

Bariton: Will Liverman
Flöte: Adam Walker
Gitarre: Sean Shibe
Perkussion: Owen Gunnell
Thursday
23
March 2023
Musikverein · Wien · Österreich

Tristan

ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien
Klavier: Igor Levit
Dirigentin: Marin Alsop

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.