Conductor and Composer Jobst Liebrecht in Residence at the School of Music

JobstLiebrechtGerman conductor and composer Jobst Liebrecht has been invited by the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music to present a residency program to the School’s composition students.

Liebrecht studied in Munich with Peter Eötvös and has conducted the Rundfunksinfonieorchester Berlin, the Duisburger Philharmoniker, the Sinfonietta Leipzig, and the Münchner Kammerorchester. He has also performed at the opera houses of Hamburg, Halle and Gießen. His interest in contemporary classical music has led to collaborations with Ensemble Modern, Klangforum Wien, Ensemble Resonanz, Ensemble Mosaik and Ensemble United Berlin. As composer he has created a broad output including chamber works, vocal works, and orchestral works. For several years he was assistant and collaborator of the late Hans Werner Henze.

As part of this residency, the School of Music in collaboration with Goethe Institute Australia are presenting a concert of contemporary chamber works with a focus on Liebrecht’s compositions. The details of this performance are as follows.
We warmly welcome you all to attend.

Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music and Goethe Institute Australia present
Chamber Music by Jobst Liebrecht, Mary Finsterer and Helen Gifford.

Date: 8pm Wednesday March 25, 2015
Entry: Free
Music Auditorium
Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music
55 Scenic Boulevard Monash University, Clayton Campus

Caerwen Martin – cello
Lizzy Welsh – violin
Peter Dumsday – piano

Jobst Liebrecht: Making Poems for cello solo
Helen Gifford: Shiva the Auspicious One for piano solo
Mary Finsterer: Is for amplified violin
Jobst Liebrecht: 3 Chorals: Shadow, Aura, and Arpeggio  for piano solo
Jobst Liebrecht: 6 Duos for violin and cello

This performance is produced by the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music in association with the Goethe Institute Australia.

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