NEWS

David Philip Hefti in the “Boulangerie” in Donaueschingen

On 8 June 2018, David Philip Hefti will be guest in Donaueschingen at the Boulanger Trio’s “Boulangerie”. This concert series connects concert and salon, traditional chamber music repertoire and contemporary music. David Philip Hefti’s works Lichter Hall – Trio No. 2 for Violin, Violoncello and Piano and Poème noctambule – for Violin and Piano will be performed. A talk between David Philip Hefti and the Boulanger Trio about Hefti’s works will also be part of the concert.

Overview on the concert’s details:
8. June 2018 Donaueschingen, Donauhallen
Hefti: Lichter Hall – Trio No. 2 for Violin, Violoncello and Piano
Hefti: Poème noctambule – for Violin and Piano

Boulanger Trio

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David Philip Hefti represents Switzerland at the World New Music Days in Beijing

David Philip Hefti represents at the Beijing Modern Music Festival the Swiss section of the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) at the World New Music Days on 24 May 2018 with his piece à la recherche… – for clarinet, viola and piano.

à la recherche… – for clarinet, viola and piano was composed in 2017 to a commission from the Swiss Chamber Concerts for François Benda, Jürg Dähler and Gilles Vonsattel, to whom it is also dedicated. They also gave the world première of the work on 25 October 2017 in Zurich.

Overview on the concert:
24 May 2018, Beijing, CCOM Opera & Concert Hall
Beijing Modern Music Festival / ISCM World New Music Days
Hefti: à la recherche… – für Klarinette, Viola und Klavier

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Russian Premiere of Hefti's con fuoco – String Quartet No. 4

On 23 May 2018, David Philip Hefti’s work con fuoco – string quartet no. 4 will find his Russaion premier at the Saint-Petersburg International New Music Festival reMusik.org. The concert will take place at 20:00 at Masterskaya M. K. Anikushina. You can find further information here. read more less

World Premiere of Hefti's An durchsichtigen Fäden

On 19 April 2018 David Philip Hefti’s new work An durchsichtigen Fäden – for mezzo soprano and string quartet to a poem by Kurt Aebli will be world premiered by the Amaryllis Quartett and the mezzo soprano Maria Riccarda Wesseling in Lübeck.

Further performances will take place on 22 April 2018 in Hamburg and on 24 April 2018 in Bremen.

Overview on the dates:

19 April Lübeck, Kolosseum World Premiere
Hefti: An durchsichtigen Fäden – for mezzo soprano and string quartet to a poem by Kurt Aebli
Maria Riccarda Wesseling – mezzo soprano
Amaryllis Quartett

22 April Hamburg, Laeiszhalle
cf. 19 April

24 April Bremen, Sendesaal
cf. 19 April

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CALENDAR

David Philip Hefti: Ritus – 4 dance collages for violoncello solo

Thomas Grossenbacher, cello


David Philip Hefti: string quartet no. 5
world premiere

Merel Quartet

NEW PUBLICATIONS

E las culurs dals tuns (2017) +

song cycle for baritone and piano
on Romansh texts by Bibi Vaplan

Ritmico (2017) +

piano piece no. 4

Prima nocte (2017) +

Music for the first nocturnal vigil, for chamber orchestra

à la recherche... (2017) +

for clarinet, viola and piano