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  • Michael Ostrzyga
  • michael@ostrzyga.de
  • Collegium musicum
    Universität zu Köln
    50923 Köln

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The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all art and science.

Albert Einstein

Upcoming projects

Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum directed by Andrew Clark to perform new Completion of Mozart’s Requiem on March 7, 8pm, in Sanders Theater, Harvard University, Mass., USA.

CD and streaming service release of the new completion of Mozart’s Requiem by Coviello Classics due May 1st 2020, performed by ChorWerk Ruhr, Concerto Köln, soloists Gabriela Scherer (Soprano), Anke Vondung (Alto), Tilman Lichdi (Tenor) and Tobias Berndt (Bass) conducted by Florian Helgath.

Salt Lake Choral Artists directed by Brady Allred to perform new completion of Mozart’s Requiem on April 24 and 25 2020 in St. Ambrose Church, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.

Kammerchor Stuttgart directed by Frieder Bernius to premiere new a cappella work for 24 part chorus and overtone soloist (Anna-Maria Hefele) in Stuttgart, Singapur and New Zealand (World Symposium of Choral Music) in July 2020

Bärenreiter to release sheet music of new completion of Mozart’s Requiem in fall 2020
 
I am invited to the 12th World Symposion on Choral Music 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand to compose a new a cappella work and to present workshops.

Mode Records, New York released Friedrich Jaecker: paradis, available now on CD and streaming services. Program includes 33 minute long work „Harry’s Dream“ for 33 glasses and voices, performed by University of Cologne Chamber Choir under my direction.

 

 

Commissions

New work for chorus a cappella and overtone soloist Anna Maria Hefele commissioned by Kammerchor Stuttgart.

All Winter long for male voice choir (TTBB) and Saxophone for the Sonux Ensemble conducted by Hans-Joachim Lustig, to be premiered on 2019. 

Mariposa (eventually a three-movement-work for chorus a cappella with texts by Homero Aridjis for chamber choir Consono conducted by Harald Jers – first movement premiered in 2019) – world premiere of movement two and three coming up in second half of 2020

 

New work for brass quintet commissioned by Navus Brass for 2020/2021 season.

 

 

New work for two choirs celebrating Beethoven’s 250th birthday commissioned by DialogFelder e.V. for Voci di Fuoco and University Choir at University at Economics Katowice.

Primero sueño (“First Dream”) for soloists, chorus and large orchestra. Full-length setting of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz‘ poem combined with fragments of her letters. Commissioned by the Harvard Choruses and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project for 2021/2022 season.