Enno Poppe, born 1969 in Hemer/Sauerland, is one of the most important younger composers of Contemporary Music in Germany. As conductor, he is member of ensemble mosaik since 1998. Poppe studied conducting and composition at the University of Arts Berlin, amongst others with Friedrich Goldmann and Gösta Neuwirth. Further studies followed in the fields of sound synthesis and algorithmic composition at the Technical University Berlin and at the Center for Art and Media Technology in Karlsruhe. In addition to several stipends amongst others from the Academy Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart and the Villa Serpentara in Olevano Romano he was awarded the Boris-Blacher-Prize 1998, the Prize for Composition of the City of Stuttgart 2000, the Busoni-Prize for Composition of the Academy of Arts Berlin 2002, the subsidy award of the Ernst von Siemens music foundation 2004, the Schneider-Schott-Prize 2005, the Prize of the Kaske foundation 2009 and the Prize of the Hans-und-Gertrud-Zender-Foundation 2011. After two years of teaching at the Academy of Music Hanns Eisler in Berlin, Enno Poppe gave lessons multiple times at the Darmstädter Ferienkurse between 2004 and 2010 as well as the seminars for composition of the Impuls Academy Graz/Austria. He is member of the Academy of Arts Berlin, the Academy of Sciences and Arts Düsseldorf, and the Bavarian Academy of Beaux Arts Munich. On a worldwide scale, his works are performed by almost every well-known ensemble and at most of the festivals for Contemporary Music. His works have been commissioned by Wittener Tage für Neue Kammermusik, the Berliner Festwochen and the Berlin Festivals Ultraschall and MaerzMusik, ECLAT in Stuttgart, musica viva and the music theater biennale in Munich, as well as the Donaueschinger Musiktage and the Salzburg Festival. Enno Poppe lives and works in Berlin since 1990. His works came out on CD in numerouse recordings, amongst others with ensemble mosaik, and are published by RICORDI Munich.