Composer seminar with Wolfgang Rihm

Call for applications


Submission period

Thu Nov 22, 2018 at 5 AM UTC

End of submission period

Mon Feb 11 at 10:59 PM UTC

Results date

Fri Mar 15 at 5 PM UTC
Wolfgang Rihm, Artistic Director and Supervisor
George Benjamin, Thomas Kessler, Dieter Ammann Guest Composers


Sunday, 18 August - Monday, 2 September 2019
Arrival Day: Sunday, 18 August
Departure Day: Monday, 2 September

This two-week-long composer seminar supervised by Wolfgang Rihm enables a more intense dialogue between young composers and international young performers. Wolfgang Rihm invites 2019 composer-in-residence Thomas Kessler as well as George Benjamin and Dieter Ammann to join him to discuss new scores and recordings by upcoming young composers, to give individual one-to-one lessons, and to supervise rehearsals. The composers will be joined by the two following quartets: JACK quartet, Mivos quartet

Profile of Participants
– Advanced composer students and professional composers
– Age limit: 32
– Course language: German and English

Details of the application process are available at: