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


February 2020
Musikverein · Wien · Österreich

Nachtstücke und Arien

Radio Symphonie Orchester Wien
Sopran: Juliane Banse
Dirigentin: Marin Alsop
February 2020
Festsaal der Universität · Tübingen · Deutschland

Symphonie Nr. 7

Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen
Dirigent: Gregor Bühl

250. Geburtstag von Friedrich...
April 2020
Szene Salzburg · Osterfestspiele Salzburg · Salzburg · Österreich

La piccola Cubana

Mitglieder der Staatskapelle Berlin

Rachel: Victoria Randem
Eusebio: Andrés Moreno García

Reference databases

Michael Kerstan


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.