Reinhard Karger

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Reinhard Karger, composer and director

born 5-3-1953 in TŸbingen (Germany)

Studies in composition, electronic music and theatre with
Erhard Karkoschka (Musikhochschule Stuttgart),
Gottfried Michael Koenig(Instituut voor Sonologie Utrecht),
Morton Subotnick (California Institute of the Arts Los Angeles)
and Brian Ferneyhough (Musikhochschule Freiburg)

Main fields of activity:
Compositions for chamber ensembles and all kinds of vocal settings,
multimedia concert and theatre projects in the field of language - voice - scenical display.

From 2005 to 2008 professor for contemporary music and music theatre at the University in Kassel (Germany),
since 2008 professor for composition with emphasis on new media at the
University for Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, from 2011 to 2013 head of the
Institute of Composition and Electroacoustics.

Concerts, Lectures and Masterclasses at the Music Academies of Gothenburg (Sweden), Poznan (Poland), Sofia (Bulgaria), Hsinchu and Taipeh (Taiwan).

Ensemble (10 - 19 instruments)

Lost and Found 1) Vertigo 2) Uncle Neil 3) My old Shoes (2019)

Voices and Instruments

This is the show (2014)
Die späte Welt (2006)

String Quartet

Der blinde Spiegel (2011)

Choral Ensemble

Weil mir die Sonn (2009)

Chamber Group ( 2 - 4 instruments )

Der blinde Spiegel (2011)
Mes Adieux (2005)

Vocal Ensemble

Komm, O Tod, du Schlafes Bruder (1999)

Chamber Ensemble (5 - 9 instruments)

La Vie c'est Ailleurs (1998)