NEWS

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’s Moments lucides with the RSO Wien at Schloss Esterházy

On Friday, 8 September 2017, the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien under the baton of Cornelius Meister will perform David Philip Hefti’s Moments lucides – resonances for orchestra at this year’s festival “Herbstgold” at Schloss Esterházy.

The concert will be braodcasted live on Ö1.

Before the concert, David Philip Hefti can be heard in a talk about “What is the revolutionary in music?” with Gerhard Krammer.

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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: As dark as night – for contralto and orchestra, on a sonnet by Shakespeare

Geneviève King, mezzo soprano / Mainz Philharmonic Orchestra / Hermann Bäumer, conductor

David Philip Hefti: As dark as night – for contralto and orchestra, on a sonnet by Shakespeare

Geneviève King, mezzo soprano / Mainz Philharmonic Orchestra / Hermann Bäumer, conductor

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