William Blank

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Composer and conductor William Blank was born in Montreux in 1957. He is currently in charge for contemporary music at Lausanne’s High School of Music, where he conducts the Contemporary Ensemble and teaches composition and analysis.
His works are performed in concert halls such as the Victoria Hall in Geneva, the KKL in Lucerne, the Zurich Tonhalle, the Paris Philharmonie, the Wigmore Hall in London, the Leipzig Gewandhaus, the Vienna Musikverein, the Salzburg Festpielhaus, the Lincoln Center in New York, the St Petersburg’s Marinsky Concert Hall and the Suntory Hall in Tokyo, with conductors such as Kasuyoshi Akiyama, Jean Deroyer, Dennis Russell Davies, Armin Jordan, Heinz Holliger, Fabio Luisi, Zsolt Nagy, Pascal Rophé, Pinchas Steinberg and Antony Wit and appears on many CD magnificently received by critics.
As conductor and composer, he has collaborated with many internationally renowned artists and ensembles and has given master classes in main European capitals, as well as in Japan, St Petersburg, Shanghai or at the Juilliard School of Music. Since 2007 he leads the Lemanic Modern Ensemble.
Sitio web :
Piezas ordenadas por año. Los trabajos mas recientes aparecen primero

Ensamble de Cámara (5 - 9 instrumentos)


Ophrys for solo flute and five instruments (2019)
(a)round for solo saxophone and 7 instruments (2017)
Flow for oboe, trumpet, harp, violin and cello (2008)

Voces e Instrumentos


Czas for three female voices, flute, clarinet and vibraphone (2019)
E la vita si cerca dentro di sé for mezzo soprano and ensemble (2017)
Trois Poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé de Claude Debussy, instrumentation William Blank, pour soprano et ensemble (2016)

Música Orquestal


Morphosis for 42 instruments (2018)
Stance for 14 strings (2012)

Grupo de Cámara ( 2 - 4 instrumentos )


Figures Libres 5 short pieces for flute, clarinet and viola (2018) (2018)
Refrain II for amplified harp, piano and 2 amplified percussions (2015)
Dans l'instant for clarinet, cello and piano (2007)
Trakl Lied – Einklang III for string quartet and soprano (2007)
Traces – Einklang II for string quartet (2006)
Satz – Einklang I for string quartet (2005)

Instrumento Solo


Lightnings for piano (2014)
Chords for bayan (2013)
Refrain for harp (2011)
Gegen for viola (2010)

Ensamble (10 - 19 instrumentos)


éos for oboe and ensemble (2013)

Orquesta de Cuerdas


Stance for 14 strings (2012)

Música Instrumental


Ophrys for solo flute and five instruments (2019)
Morphosis for 42 instruments (2018)
Figures Libres 5 short pieces for flute, clarinet and viola (2018) (2018)
(a)round for solo saxophone and 7 instruments (2017)
Refrain II for amplified harp, piano and 2 amplified percussions (2015)
Lightnings for piano (2014)
éos for oboe and ensemble (2013)
Chords for bayan (2013)
Refrain for harp (2011)
Gegen for viola (2010)
She Yin for two harps (2010)
Dans l'instant for clarinet, cello and piano (2007)
Fragments III for violin (1989)

Instrumento y Electrónica


Flow for oboe, trumpet, harp, violin and cello (2008)

Cuarteto de Cuerdas


Trakl Lied – Einklang III for string quartet and soprano (2007)
Traces – Einklang II for string quartet (2006)
Satz – Einklang I for string quartet (2005)
(a)round for solo saxophone and 7 instruments (2017)
Chords for bayan (2013)
Czas for three female voices, flute, clarinet and vibraphone (2019)
Dans l'instant for clarinet, cello and piano (2007)
E la vita si cerca dentro di sé for mezzo soprano and ensemble (2017)
éos for oboe and ensemble (2013)
Figures Libres 5 short pieces for flute, clarinet and viola (2018) (2018)
Flow for oboe, trumpet, harp, violin and cello (2008)
Fragments III for violin (1989)
Gegen for viola (2010)
Lightnings for piano (2014)
Morphosis for 42 instruments (2018)
Ophrys for solo flute and five instruments (2019)
Refrain for harp (2011)
Refrain II for amplified harp, piano and 2 amplified percussions (2015)
Satz – Einklang I for string quartet (2005)
She Yin for two harps (2010)
Stance for 14 strings (2012)
Traces – Einklang II for string quartet (2006)
Trakl Lied – Einklang III for string quartet and soprano (2007)
Trois Poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé de Claude Debussy, instrumentation William Blank, pour soprano et ensemble (2016)