Works

By year


Macramé for 7 instrumentalists (2016)
fl. cl. – perc. pno. – vln. vla. vc.
commissioned by the E-MEX-Ensemble, financed by the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung and EMEX e.V.
– first performance : E-Mex Ensemble, Cologne, 01/27/2017
(8 min)

Tonguecat opera in 11 scenes (2015/16)
Torsten Herrmann and Saskia Bladt
soloists: mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass, violin solo, performer, child
choir: 4sopranos 4altos 4tenors 4basses
orchestra: fl. ob. 2cl. bsn. – hn. 2tpt. tbn. – hrp. 2perc. organ – 5vln.(I) 4vln.(II) 4vla. 3vc. 1db.
commissioned by the Bayerische Staatsoper and the Deutsche Bank Foundation for the Munich Opera Festival 2016
– first performance: Munich Chamber Orchestra, Marie Jacquot, Munich, 07/25/2016
(90 min)

Paranoia for viola and live-electronics (2016)
– first performance: Violaine Despeyroux (viola), Eric Daubresse (sound director IRCAM), Paris, 04/15/2016
(7 min)

Suadela for 7 voices a cappella (2015/16)
1coloratura-soprano 1lyric-soprano 1mezzo-soprano 1countertenor 1tenor 1baritone 1bass
commissioned by the Südwestrundfunk
– first performance: Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart
(14 min)

Levitron for piano and orchestra (2013/14)
3. 3. 3. 2. – 2. 2. 2. – 3perc. – pno.solo – 14. 12. 10. 8. 6.
– first performance: István Lajkó, Loh Orchester, Markus L. Frank, 11/28/2015
(14 min)

Rainbow Tables for 2 pianos and large ensemble (2011)
fl. ob. 2cl. bsn. – hn. 2tpt. tbn. – 2perc. 2pno. – 2vln. vla. 2vc. db.
commissioned by the Ensemble Modern
– first performance: Ensemble Modern, Johannes Kalitzke, cresc. Biennale, Frankfurt, 11/27/2011
(9 min)

Pivot for large ensemble (2008/10)
2fl. ob. 2cl. bsn. – 2hn. tpt. tbn. – 3perc. hrp. pno. – 2vln. vla. 2vc. db.
– first performance: Echo Ensemble, Adrian Pavlov, Berlin, 06/19/2010
(17 min)

Studien für Keyboard for midi-keyboard und live-electronics (2007)
– first performance: Ada Tanir (keyboard), sound director ZKM, Karlsruhe, 06/24/2007
(5 min)

Nexus for 8 instrumentalists (2005/06)
fl. cl. – tpt. tbn. – perc. pno. – vla. vc.
commissioned for the 43rd International Summer Course for New Music Darmstadt
– first performance: instrumental scholarship holders of the international summer course for new music Darmstadt, Lucas Vis, Darmstadt, 08/16/2006
– first performance of the revised version: Ensemble Intercontemporain, Patrick Davin, Paris, 04/15/2011
(8 min)

Monochrom for 3 violoncelli (2005)
commissioned by the “Rhein-Sieg Kammermusikfestival”
– first performance: Guido Schiefen, Johann Ludwig, Stephan Heber, Bonn, 07/01/2005
(6 min)

Matrjoschka for 4 instrumentalists (2003/04)
cl. – pno. – vln. vc.
– first performance: M. Pawelke, H. Sutzuki, H. Schuch, Ph. Kronbichler, M. S. Krüger, Cologne, 07/06/2004
(8 min)

4 Inventionen for violoncello solo (2002/03)
– first performance: Guido Schiefen, Duisburg, 12/01/2004
(7 min)

Palindrom for string quartet (2001)
vln.1 vln.2 vla.vc.
– first performance: Michael Nachbar Quartett, Duisburg, 06/20/2001
(6 min)

by category


Solo

4 Inventionen for violoncello solo (2002/03)
– first performance: Guido Schiefen, Duisburg, 12/01/2004
(7 min)

chamber music

Monochrom for 3 violoncelli (2005)
commissioned by the “Rhein-Sieg Kammermusikfestival”
– first performance: Guido Schiefen, Johann Ludwig, Stephan Heber, Bonn, 07/01/2005
(6 min)

Matrjoschka for 4 instrumentalists (2003/04)
cl. – pno. – vln. vc.
– first performance: M. Pawelke, H. Sutzuki, H. Schuch, Ph. Kronbichler, M. S. Krüger, Cologne, 07/06/2004
(8 min)

Palindrom for string quartet (2001)
vln.1 vln.2 vla.vc.
– first performance: Michael Nachbar Quartett, Duisburg, 06/20/2001
(6 min)

Ensemble

Macramé for 7 instrumentalists (2016)
fl. cl. – perc. pno. – vln. vla. vc.
commissioned by the E-MEX-Ensemble, financed by the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung and EMEX e.V.
– first performance : E-Mex Ensemble, Cologne, 01/27/2017
(8 min)

Rainbow Tables for 2 pianos and large ensemble (2011)
fl. ob. 2cl. bsn. – hn. 2tpt. tbn. – 2perc. 2pno. – 2vln. vla. 2vc. db.
commissioned by the Ensemble Modern
– first performance: Ensemble Modern, Johannes Kalitzke, cresc. Biennale, Frankfurt, 11/27/2011
(9 min)

Pivot for large ensemble (2008/10)
2fl. ob. 2cl. bsn. – 2hn. tpt. tbn. – 3perc. hrp. pno. – 2vln. vla. 2vc. db.
– first performance: Echo Ensemble, Adrian Pavlov, Berlin, 06/19/2010
(17 min)

Nexus for 8 instrumentalists (2005/06)
fl. cl. – tpt. tbn. – perc. pno. – vla. vc.
commissioned for the 43rd International Summer Course for New Music Darmstadt
– first performance: instrumental scholarship holders of the international summer course for new music Darmstadt, Lucas Vis, Darmstadt, 08/16/2006
– first performance of the revised version: Ensemble Intercontemporain, Patrick Davin, Paris, 04/15/2011
(8 min)

orchestra

Levitron for piano and orchestra (2013/14)
3. 3. 3. 2. – 2. 2. 2. – 3perc. – pno.solo – 14. 12. 10. 8. 6.
– first performance: István Lajkó, Loh Orchester, Markus L. Frank, 11/28/2015
(14 min)

music theatre/opera

Tonguecat opera in 11 scenes (2015/16)
Torsten Herrmann and Saskia Bladt
soloists: mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass, violin solo, performer, child
choir: 4sopranos 4altos 4tenors 4basses
orchestra: fl. ob. 2cl. bsn. – hn. 2tpt. tbn. – hrp. 2perc. organ – 5vln.(I) 4vln.(II) 4vla. 3vc. 1db.
commissioned by the Bayerische Staatsoper and the Deutsche Bank Foundation for the Munich Opera Festival 2016
– first performance: Munich Chamber Orchestra, Marie Jacquot, Munich, 07/25/2016
(90 min)

vocal music

Suadela for 7 voices a cappella (2015/16)
1coloratura-soprano 1lyric-soprano 1mezzo-soprano 1countertenor 1tenor 1baritone 1bass
commissioned by the Südwestrundfunk
– first performance: Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart
(14 min)

electronics

Paranoia for viola and live-electronics (2016)
– first performance: Violaine Despeyroux (viola), Eric Daubresse (sound director IRCAM), Paris, 04/15/2016
(7 min)

Studien für Keyboard for midi-keyboard und live-electronics (2007)
– first performance: Ada Tanir (keyboard), sound director ZKM, Karlsruhe, 06/24/2007
(5 min)