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• Composer, conductor and author of musicological texts
• Has been artistic director of the Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin, the Hamburg State Opera, the Munich Biennale and the Salzburg Festival
• Operas such as Celan, Hölderlin or Benjamin, are closely woven through preliminary studies
• Works examine the fragment, the dialectical questioning of material already found and utilised, or the connection to tradition
• Has composed a series of instrumental concertos including ...Inseln, randlos... for violin, Aulodie for oboe, Loop for trumpet, Spiral for horn quartet and Départ for viola
• Numerous prizes and awards like UNESCO's International Rostrum of Composers award and the Louis Spohr Music Prize
• Works have been performed by leading orchestras and ensembles, such as the Berlin Philharmonic, Vienna Philharmonic, Dresden Staatskapelle, Munich Philharmonic, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam

Works by Peter Ruzicka include:
Benjamin Music theatre in seven stages (2018)
Fünf Bruchstücke for large orchestra (1985-87)
Tallis Intonations for a large orchestra(1993)
Nachtstück for orchestra (1997)
Furioso for orchestra (2019)

Works by Peter Ruzicka are published by Boosey & Hawkes / Sikorski

Visit the website of Peter Ruzicka at www.peter-ruzicka.de/en/

"The course of his music leads to the innermost being, and yet points the listener towards the wide open: premonition and resonance become one." — Friederike Wißmann ‘On the Work of Peter Ruzicka'

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