|New CD with 5 of David Philip Hefti's pieces for orchestra out now!|
A double portrait - David Philip Hefti both as a composer and conductor - has been released by the col legno label in the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation's series. Five of the most recent compositions for orchestra (Éclairs, Moments lucides, Changements, Gegenklang & Klangbogen) have been recorded by the top orchestras German Symphony Orchestra Berlin, Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Ensemble Modern.
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|Film portrait of David Philip Hefti by Johannes List|
Film portrait of David Philip Hefti on occasion of the Composers' Prize 2013 of the Ernst von Siemens Musicfoundation. Featuring the German Symphony Orchestra Berlin and Thomas Grossenbacher, cello. Director: Johannes List.
|David Philip Hefti receives the Composer's Prize awarded by the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation|
David Philip Hefti receives one of the three prestigious Composers' Prizes awarded by the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation.
In addition to receiving financial support, the winners of the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation’s Composers’ Prize will be supported with the production of their own portrait CD. On this CD, David Philip Hefti conducts his works himself - with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern, Ensemble Modern and the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra.
The prize has been presented to Hefti as part of a musical ceremony to be held in the Prinzregententheater, Munich, on June 4, 2013. The board of trustees of the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation, which includes the composers Helmut Lachenmann, Wolfgang Rihm and Peter Ruzicka sees Hefti as being one of the most important up-and-coming young composers.
read more about the Composer's Prize here
document: Press release (78 kb)
|Portrait of David Philip Hefti on Deutschlandfunk|
If you have missed David Philip Hefti's portait by Yvonne Petitpierre on DLF on 28th September 2013 please click here.
|Short portrait of David Philip Hefti on SWR2|
If you have missed David Philip Hefti's short portait by Wibke Gerking on SWR2 on 23rd September 2013 please click here.
|Interview with David Philip Hefti on WDR3|
If you have missed David Philip Hefti's Interview on WDR3 on 10th September 2013 please click here.
|Interview with David Philip Hefti about Hamlet-Fragment for vocal ensemble|
Interview with David Philip Hefti about the World Première of Hamlet-Fragment for vocal ensemble on the occasion of the Schlossmediale Werdenberg in 2013.
|David Philip Hefti is the composer-in-residence at the Schlossmediale Werdenberg|
David Philip Hefti is the composer-in-residence at the Schlossmediale Werdenberg. The highlight of this engagement is the world premiere of Hamlet-Fragment für Vokalensemble, performed on 18 May 2013 by the Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart.
|New CD with Hefti's complete string quartets out now!|
The Leipzig String Quartet presents a recording of the complete string quartets by David Philip Hefti. The CD containing the compositions Ph(r)asen, Guggisberg-Variationen, Mobile & con fuoco has been released by the Musikproduktion Dabringhaus und Grimm (MDG) Label in the Gold-Series.
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document: release sheet (324 kb)
|David Philip Hefti collaborates with the German Radio Philharmonic and the Ensemble Modern both as composer and conductor|
David Philip Hefti will collaborate on 26th February 2013 with the German Radio Philharmonic Saarbrücken-Kaiserslautern and on 4th March 2013 with the Ensemble Modern both as conductor and composer for a cd recording (with own works) to be released in summer 2013.
|David Philip Hefti @ WIEN MODERN|
The ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Cornelius Meister is going to perform Changements by David Philip Hefti within the WIEN MODERN Festival. The concert is going to take place at the Vienna Konzerthaus at 7.30pm. Details
|World Première of Lichter Hall at Wigmore Hall|
On 16th October 2012 the World Première of the latest chamber music by David Philip Hefti is going to take place. His 2nd piano trio Lichter Hall is going to be performed by the medeA trio at Wigmore Hall in London. Further concerts in Manchester on 17th October and in Edinburgh on 18th October.
|David Philip Hefti collaborates with the Berlin DSO and the Vienna RSO both as composer and conductor|
David Philip Hefti will collaborate on 11th September 2012 with the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra and from 11th until 13th October 2012 with the German Symphony Orchestra Berlin both as conductor and composer for a cd recording (with own works) to be released in summer 2013.