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Detlev Glanert is currently one of the most frequently performed opera composer in Germany * his opera, orchestra and chamber music is characterised by an especially lyrical musical language and an affinity with the Romantic tradition, newly explored from a contemporary point of view * studied composition under Diether de la Motte, Hans Werner Henze and Oliver Knussen * spent a total of ten years in Italy, where he worked as artistic director of the Istituto di Musica and the Cantiere Internazionale d’Arte in Montepulciano for five and three years respectively * 1992/93 fellowship of the German Academy Villa Massimo in Rome, 2003 composer-in-residence at Mannheim National Theatre as well as at the Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo in 2005 * gave lectures and taught composition classes in various cities, including Aspen, Genoa, Montepulciano, Melbourne, Jakarta and Sapporo * has so far written three symphonies, solo concertos for piano, piano duo, violin and tuba, as well as numerous orchestral and chamber works * his ten stage works have seen many productions around the world and received prestigious awards * conductors of his music include Marin Alsop, Stefan Asbury, Martyn Brabbins, Semyon Bychkov, Stéphane Denève, Iván Fischer, Oliver Knussen, Sebastian Lang-Lessing, Jun Märkl, Andrew Manze, Kent Nagano, David Robertson, Donald Runnicles, Markus Stenz and Christian Thielemann * from 2011 until 2017, house composer of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam

Detlev Glanert’s most successful works include:
Caligula (2004–06) Opera after Camus
Theatrum bestiarum (2004/05) for orchestra
Four Preludes and Serious Songs (2004/05) after Brahms, for bass baritone and orchestra
Jest, Satire, Irony and Deeper Meaning (1999/2000) Comic opera after the play by Grabbe
Mahler/Skizze (1989) for ensemble

Looking Ahead: Midori is soloist in first performances of Violin Concerto No.2 (To the Immortal Beloved) with Royal Scottish National Orchestra (5 Nov), at Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg (10 Dec), with future dates at Suntory Hall in Tokyo and by the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra; first performances of new Prague Symphony, Lyric Fragments after Franz Kafka conducted by Semyon Bychkov (2022)

Video: View an interview with Detlev Glanert talking about his life and music.

"The language is direct and highly expressive; the mood dark and troubled" — The Independent

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