Olga Neuwirth is one of the world’s leading composers * was a pioneer of audiovisual composition in the 1990s with her cross-genre art * studied in Vienna, San Francisco and Paris * Adriana Hölszky, Tristan Murail and Luigi Nono were important influences on her own music * her artistic outlook has always involved multiple aesthetics, from film, literature, visual art, natural science, and everyday culture * she is particularly focused on the interdisciplinary approach of an “art-in-between” that speaks to all the senses * works with international top-rank artists * has also always raised her voice emphatically in cultural and socio-political matters * received numerous international commissions and awards
Works by Olga Neuwirth include:
locus...doublure...solus (2001) for piano and orchestra (or ensemble)
Lost Highway (2002-03) music theatre work based on David Lynch's film
...miramondo multiplo... (2006) for trumpet and orchestra (or ensemble)
Remnants of songs... an Amphigory (2009) for viola and orchestra
Looking ahead: projects include a clarinet concerto for Jörg Widmann and a commission for Wien Modern; in coming seasons composer residencies with several European orchestras.
"Olga Neuwirth loves a changeable, amorphous sound - a sound whose inner and outer forms are constantly moving" — Stefan Drees
Also visit the Olga Neuwirth website at www.olganeuwirth.com
Compositions before 2000 and between 2009 and 2021 are published with Ricordi.