Ensemble recherche

The ensemble recherche is a German classical music ensemble of nine soloists, especially dedicated to contemporary music.wikipedia
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Schneider-Schott Music Prize

They were awarded the Schneider-Schott Music Prize in 1995 and the Rheingau Musikpreis in 1997.
1995: ensemble recherche

Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik

Witten Days for new chamber musicWittener Tage für neue MusikWittener Täge für Neue Kammermusik
Starting in 1999, the ensemble recherche began commissioning an ongoing series of short In Nomine compositions for the festival Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik, titled the Witten In Nomine Broken Consort Book.
Among others, the ensemble recherche from Freiburg, Klangforum Wien, the Arditti String Quartet and the Ensemble Modern have been regular performers.

Hèctor Parra

The ensemble premiered some 500 works, including compositions by Hèctor Parra, Brice Pauset, Gérard Pesson and Wolfgang Rihm.
The Ensemble Intercontemporain, the Arditti Quartet, ensemble recherche, musikfabrik, the Philarmonic Orchestra of Liège, Holland Symfonia, National Orchestra of Ile-de-France, KNM Berlin, Ensemble Alternance, Algoritmo Ensemble, Proxima Centauri and ensemble mosaik have performed his work.

Rheingau Musik Festival

KomponistenporträtRheingauRheingau Music Festival
They were awarded the Schneider-Schott Music Prize in 1995 and the Rheingau Musikpreis in 1997.
1997 ensemble recherche, chamber ensemble for contemporary music

In Nomine

In nominesthe instrumental ''In Nomine
Starting in 1999, the ensemble recherche began commissioning an ongoing series of short In Nomine compositions for the festival Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik, titled the Witten In Nomine Broken Consort Book.
Starting in 1999, the Freiburg new-music organization ensemble recherche began commissioning an ongoing series of short In Nomine compositions for the festival Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik.

Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf

Composers including Brian Ferneyhough, Georg Friedrich Haas, Toshio Hosokawa, György Kurtág, Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf, Gérard Pesson, Robert H.P. Platz, Rolf Riehm, Wolfgang Rihm, Salvatore Sciarrino, Hans Zender, and Walter Zimmermann have submitted works to the collection.
His music is being performed by many ensembles, like SurPlus or ensemble recherche on international festivals, for example on the Salzburger Festspiele or the Flandern Festival.

Klang (Stockhausen)

KlangFreudeHarmonien
On 22 August 2008, the eightieth birthday of Karlheinz Stockhausen, members of the ensemble played the premiere of Balance, the Seventh Hour of his cycle Klang, for flute, cor anglais, and bass clarinet, in the great hall of the WDR.
It was given its premiere in the Großer Sendesaal of the WDR, Cologne on the composer’s eightieth birthday, 22 August 2008, by members of ensemble recherche.

Contemporary classical music

contemporary musiccontemporary classicalcontemporary
The ensemble recherche is a German classical music ensemble of nine soloists, especially dedicated to contemporary music.

Freiburg im Breisgau

FreiburgFreiburg, GermanyFriburg
Founded in Freiburg im Breisgau in 1985, they premiered some 500 works.

Brice Pauset

Pauset, Brice
The ensemble premiered some 500 works, including compositions by Hèctor Parra, Brice Pauset, Gérard Pesson and Wolfgang Rihm.

Gérard Pesson

Éric Montalbetti, Gérard Pesson
The ensemble premiered some 500 works, including compositions by Hèctor Parra, Brice Pauset, Gérard Pesson and Wolfgang Rihm.

Wolfgang Rihm

RihmRihm, WolfgangW. Rihm
The ensemble premiered some 500 works, including compositions by Hèctor Parra, Brice Pauset, Gérard Pesson and Wolfgang Rihm. Composers including Brian Ferneyhough, Georg Friedrich Haas, Toshio Hosokawa, György Kurtág, Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf, Gérard Pesson, Robert H.P. Platz, Rolf Riehm, Wolfgang Rihm, Salvatore Sciarrino, Hans Zender, and Walter Zimmermann have submitted works to the collection.

Darmstadt School

Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue MusikDarmstadtDarmstadt International Summer Courses for New Music
The repertoire is focused on the music of the 20th and 21st century while covering the spectrum from classical modernism and the Darmstadt School to contemporary music, but occasionally also includes works composed before 1700, interpreted from a contemporary perspective.

Freiburger Barockorchester

Freiburg Baroque OrchestraFreiburg Baroque
Together with the Freiburger Barockorchester, the ensemble recherche has organised the annual Ensemble-Akademie Freiburg for ensemble playing.

Brian Ferneyhough

Ferneyhough
Composers including Brian Ferneyhough, Georg Friedrich Haas, Toshio Hosokawa, György Kurtág, Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf, Gérard Pesson, Robert H.P. Platz, Rolf Riehm, Wolfgang Rihm, Salvatore Sciarrino, Hans Zender, and Walter Zimmermann have submitted works to the collection.

Georg Friedrich Haas

HaasHaas, Georg Friedrich
Composers including Brian Ferneyhough, Georg Friedrich Haas, Toshio Hosokawa, György Kurtág, Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf, Gérard Pesson, Robert H.P. Platz, Rolf Riehm, Wolfgang Rihm, Salvatore Sciarrino, Hans Zender, and Walter Zimmermann have submitted works to the collection.

Toshio Hosokawa

HosokawaHosokawa, Toshio
Composers including Brian Ferneyhough, Georg Friedrich Haas, Toshio Hosokawa, György Kurtág, Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf, Gérard Pesson, Robert H.P. Platz, Rolf Riehm, Wolfgang Rihm, Salvatore Sciarrino, Hans Zender, and Walter Zimmermann have submitted works to the collection.

György Kurtág

KurtágKurtág, GyörgyGyorgy Kurtag
Composers including Brian Ferneyhough, Georg Friedrich Haas, Toshio Hosokawa, György Kurtág, Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf, Gérard Pesson, Robert H.P. Platz, Rolf Riehm, Wolfgang Rihm, Salvatore Sciarrino, Hans Zender, and Walter Zimmermann have submitted works to the collection.

Robert H.P. Platz

Platz, Robert HPRobert HP Platz
Composers including Brian Ferneyhough, Georg Friedrich Haas, Toshio Hosokawa, György Kurtág, Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf, Gérard Pesson, Robert H.P. Platz, Rolf Riehm, Wolfgang Rihm, Salvatore Sciarrino, Hans Zender, and Walter Zimmermann have submitted works to the collection.

Salvatore Sciarrino

SciarrinoSciarrino, Salvatore
Composers including Brian Ferneyhough, Georg Friedrich Haas, Toshio Hosokawa, György Kurtág, Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf, Gérard Pesson, Robert H.P. Platz, Rolf Riehm, Wolfgang Rihm, Salvatore Sciarrino, Hans Zender, and Walter Zimmermann have submitted works to the collection.

Hans Zender

ZenderZender, Hans
Composers including Brian Ferneyhough, Georg Friedrich Haas, Toshio Hosokawa, György Kurtág, Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf, Gérard Pesson, Robert H.P. Platz, Rolf Riehm, Wolfgang Rihm, Salvatore Sciarrino, Hans Zender, and Walter Zimmermann have submitted works to the collection.

Walter Zimmermann

Zimmermann, Walter
Composers including Brian Ferneyhough, Georg Friedrich Haas, Toshio Hosokawa, György Kurtág, Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf, Gérard Pesson, Robert H.P. Platz, Rolf Riehm, Wolfgang Rihm, Salvatore Sciarrino, Hans Zender, and Walter Zimmermann have submitted works to the collection.

Karlheinz Stockhausen

StockhausenStockhausen, KarlheinzControversy
On 22 August 2008, the eightieth birthday of Karlheinz Stockhausen, members of the ensemble played the premiere of Balance, the Seventh Hour of his cycle Klang, for flute, cor anglais, and bass clarinet, in the great hall of the WDR.

Cor anglais

English horncors anglaisCor anglais (English horn)
On 22 August 2008, the eightieth birthday of Karlheinz Stockhausen, members of the ensemble played the premiere of Balance, the Seventh Hour of his cycle Klang, for flute, cor anglais, and bass clarinet, in the great hall of the WDR.

Westdeutscher Rundfunk

WDRWest German RadioWestdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR)
On 22 August 2008, the eightieth birthday of Karlheinz Stockhausen, members of the ensemble played the premiere of Balance, the Seventh Hour of his cycle Klang, for flute, cor anglais, and bass clarinet, in the great hall of the WDR.