Dedication by Rainer Pöllmann on the 10th anniversary of Hans Werner Henze's death on 27 October 2022 on Deutschlandfunk Kultur

Michael Struck-Schloen in conversation with Prof. Dr. Antje Tumat, Foundation council of the Hans Werner Henze Foundation

wocomoMUSIC releases the documentary part of the 2002 DVD "Memoirs of an Outsider" on Youtube. The composer portrait was produced by Dennis Marks for RM Associates in collaboration with Hessischer Rundfunk. The original DVD release also included a LIVE recording of the "Requiem" performed by Ensemble Modern under the direction of Ingo Metzmacher.

As part of the Ruhrtriennale 2010, Hans Werner Henze's opera "Gisela" was premiered in a spectacular production in the Zeche Zweckel machine hall in Gladbeck.

Eberhard von Lewinski in conversation with Hans Werner Henze

The composer Hans Werner Henze appreciates the good tone also in fashion

In the fall of 1973, Hans Kumpf completed a work on music theory entitled „Wechselwirkungen und Parallelen zwischen Strömungen in der Postseriellen Musik und im Jazz seit 1960“. Jazz Podium has since published revised and supplemented parts of it. (in German)

Here is an interview given by Hans Werner Henze during his first visit to Cuba on the occasion of the Cuban premiere of Das Floß der Medusa:

In the interview with Friedrich Luft, the composer Hans Werner Henze talks about his musical work and his views on the function of music. Among other things, he addresses mass culture, working on commissioned works, and the distancing of contemporary music from the audience. His works for the theater and his love of opera are also covered in closer detail.
(Source: rbb)

Hans Werner Henze composed the opera "Elegy for Young Lovers" commissioned by the Süddeutscher Rundfunk. The world premiere is on 20.05.1961 for the opening of the Schwetzinger Festspiele. An announcement of the world premiere with exclusive insights into the production can be seen in the ARD Mediathek in the section "SWR Retro - Abendschau". (in german)





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