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

Friday
29
November 2019
Sverdlovsk Philharmonic Concert Hall · Yekaterinburg · Russland

Das Floß der Medusa

Ural Philharmonic Orchestra
Yekaterinburg Philharmonic Choir (Künstlerischer Leiter: Andrei...
Thursday
05
December 2019
Herkulessaal · München · Deutschland

Sonatina 1947

Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
Dirigent: Franz Welser-Möst
Friday
06
December 2019
Herkulessaal · München · Deutschland

Sonatina 1947

Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
Dirigent: Franz Welser-Möst

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.