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Wednesday, November 21 • 14:50 - 15:40
Talk Show 1: Composing for the Viola

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Venue: Foyer of the Hofpleintheater

Talk Show with interviews / round table discussion about composing for the viola .

Max Knigge, Moderator and violist-composer
Leo Samama, IVC2018 Composer in Residence (brother of violist)
Atar Arad, violist-composer
Anne Lanzilotti, violist-composer

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Max Knigge

Conductor, Composer
Max Knigge (1984) studied viola and composition at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. His compositions are adventurous and based on resonance, created in narrow collaborationship with the musicians. His works are performed by Nederlands Kamerorkest, Residentie Orkest, Nobuko Imai, Ensemble... Read More →

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Leo Samama

Composer-in-Residence IVC2018
Leo Samama (1951) studied musicology at the University of Utrecht, and composition with Rudolf Escher. He is a much sought-after writer and speaker with a broad field of interests. His relation to the viola is rather a special one: His brother Emile Cantor is a professional violist... Read More →

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Anne Lanzilotti

A fierce advocate of contemporary music, Anne Lanzilotti has distinguished herself by collaboratingwith composers of her generation. She is currently commissioning new works for viola by AnnaThorvaldsdottir, Andrew Norman, and Scott Wollschleger as a part of The 20/19 Project. Lanzilotti... Read More →
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Atar Arad

Featured Artist, Composer, Jacobs School of Music, Bloomington (USA)
Israeli violist and composer Atar Arad teaches at the Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, Bloomington. He regularly gives masterclasses around the world. He won the first prize at the Geneva International Music Competition in 1972, and toured the world as a soloist with major... Read More →

Wednesday November 21, 2018 14:50 - 15:40 CET
Venue: Other (see Description)