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Alexander SchubertAlexander Schubert
Brad LubmanBrad Lubman
Brigitta MuntendorfBrigitta Muntendorf
Christian JaksjøChristian Jaksjø
Cocoon DanceCocoonDance
Ensemble ModernEnsemble Modern
Friederike BrendlerFriederike Brendler
George BenjaminGeorge Benjamin
Gil Monteagudo RuizGil Monteagudo Ruiz
Hendrika EntzianHendrika Entzian
Hermann Kretzschmarhermann Kretzschmar
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Jeaduk KimJeaduk Kim
Jim McNeelyJim McNeely
John HollenbeckJohn Hollenbeck
Lawrence PowerLawrence Power
Luke PoeppelLuke Poeppel
Matthias RiekerMatthias Rieker
Megumi KasakawaMegumi Kasakawa
Michael HopeMichael Hope
Niels KleinNiels Klein
Norbert OmmerNorbert Ommer
Po-Chien LiuPo-Chien Liu
Polina KorobkovaPolina Korobkova
Rafaele GiovanolaRafaële Giovanola
Rebecca SaundersRebecca Saunders
Ryoji IkedaRyōji Ikeda
Sofia GubaidulinaSofia Gubaidulina
Stefan AsburyStefan Asbury
Sunghyun LeeSunghyun Lee
Sylvain CambrelingSylvain Cambreling
Tania LeónTania León
Yann RobinYann Robin
Yannik MayaudYannick Mayaud
Yasuhiro ChidaYasuhiro Chida
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Hermann Kretzschmar


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hermann Kretzschmar

Hermann Kretzschmar studied music education and German literature and subsequently piano with Bernhard Ebert in Hanover. He became a member of the Ensemble Modern in 1985, where he works as a soloist and chamber musician. In 1994 he founded HCD Productions together with Catherine Milliken and Dietmar Wiesner. HDC has released the CDs ›Migrations‹ (works by Paul Bowles), ›Surface Tension‹ (works by Howard Skempton) and the audio plays ›Denotation Babel‹ (Prix Italia 1999), ›Cosmic Memos‹ based on Calvino and ›Die Blüte des nackten Körpers‹ (R. Schrott, 2011).
Since 2001, Kretzschmar has realised the following audio plays: ›Strahlungen‹ (2004) (Hörspiel des Monats Mai), ›Harmonies of Paradise‹ (2006), ›Doktor Faustus‹ (2007), ›Arnold auf dem schönen Berg‹ (2009), ›Der Tod in Rom‹ (2009), ›Het Witte Kind‹ (2010), ›Kuno Kohns Capriccio‹ (2011), ›Soundcuts Wasserkuppe‹ (2011) und ›Superpsalm‹ (2016). In 2016 has been released the audio piece Manhatten Transfer with Leonard Koppelmann, 2017 his two early audio plays ›Zur Zeit-revisited‹ (2001) and ›John Cages Stufen‹ (2003) (with voices of Walter Zimmermann, Fredric Rzewski, Hans Zender and Dieter Schnebel). In 2017, 50 SaVaSa Games for brass trio as well as the three-part audio piece Sodom und Gomorrha after Proust with Ensemble Modern (Hörverlag) were published, in 2018 the audio piece Das Bad im Knall (SWR). In 2020, Kretzschmar arrangend a version of Mauricio Kagel's Ludwig van for the Ensemble Modern, as well as the radio play Die Gefangene after Proust with the Ensemble Modern, the 32 Scansonaten (all Beethoven sonatas in 85 minutes) and Rattenfloh (HR radio play with Wolfram Koch). In 2021, followed Phantome with Ensemble Modern (SWR radio play). On his portrait CD released by Ensemble Modern Median he performs ›Knotts Klavier‹, works from 1991-2007.