NEWS

German Premiere of As dark as night in Mainz

On 8 and 9 December 2017, David Philip Hefti’s As dark as night – for contralto and orchestra, on a sonnet by Shakespeare will have its German premiere at the Staatsteater Mainz. Genegiève King will be singing, Hermann Bäumer conducts the Philharmonische Staatsorchester Mainz.

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World premiere of Hefti's à la recherche… for clarinet, viola and piano

Wednesday, 25 Oktober 2017:
World premiere of David Philip Hefti’s new piece à la recherche… for clarinet, viola and piano in Zurich as part of the chamber work series „Swiss Chamber Concerts“. Further performances to follow in Lugano, Basel and Geneva.

François Benda – clarinet, Jürg Dähler – viola, Gilles Vonsattel – piano

Overview:
25 October 2017 – Zurich, St. Peter
26 October 2017 – Lugano, Conservatorio
27 October 2017 – Basel, Ökolampad
29 October 2017 – Geneva, Conservatoire read more less

David Philip Hefti at the anniversary concert of Austrian radio Ö1

On Sunday, 1 October David Philip Hefti’s Moments lucides will be performed by the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Cornelius Meister as part of the annivesary celebration of “50 years Ö1”. It will be broadcasted live on Ö1 radio and time-displaced live in ORF3 TV.

Please find more information on the concert here.

Please find more information on the radio broadcast on Ö1 here.

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David Philip Hefti conducts two of his own works at Les Jardins Musicaux

On Saturday, 26 August 2017 David Philip Hefti will conduct the Academy of the Symphony Orchestra Biel Solothurn in two of his own works at the Swiss festival Les Jardins Musicaux in Cernier. The concert will be recorded by RTS Espace 2.

Program:

David Philip Hefti: Éclairs – moments in sound for ensemble
David Philip Hefti: Wunderhorn-Musik – 7 sound pictures for violin and ensemble
+Kelterborn: Ensemble-Buch III
Rahel Cunz, violin

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CALENDAR

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


Prize winner's concert of the 1st International Composer Competition of the Hamburg Camerata

David Philip Hefti, member of the jury

NEW PUBLICATIONS

Chiaroscuro (2017) +

contrasts for chamber orchestra

E las culurs dals tuns (2017) +

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

Poème noctambule (2016) +

for violin and piano

As dark as night (2016) +

for contralto and orchestra, on a sonnet by Shakespeare