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Kalitzke: Story Teller - Figuren am Horizont / Moser, Pristasova, German Symphony Berlin

Release Date: 07/13/2018 
Label:  Kairos   Catalog #: 15038  
Number of Discs: 1 
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Story Teller and "Figuren am Horizont" are two recent concertos of German composer Johannes Kalitzke. In Story Teller highly acclaimed shooting star Johannes Moser becomes a narrator in a story based around a picture by fashion photographer Tim Walker. Each movement of Figuren am Horizont is an "obituary" dedicated to a lost friend of the composer. Johannes Kalitzke studied church music in Cologne from 1974 until 1976. After passing his exams, he studied piano with Aloys Kontarsky, conducting with Wolfgang von der Nahmer and composition with York Holler at the Cologne Music Academy. As a composer he has received a number of commissions for the Conaueschingen Music Days and the Witten Days for New Chamber Music, as well Read more as for numerous radio orchestras. His teaching activities include ensemble seminars at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen and at the Hannover Academy, the directorship of the ensemble forum at the Darmstadt Summer Courses, and conducting courses at the Salzburg Summer Academy. Since 2015 he has been professor of conducting at the Mozarteum University Salzburg. He has received numerous awards including the Bernd Alois Zimmermann Prize of the City of Cologne, and has been a member of the Berlin Academy of the Arts since 2009. Read less

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