Wolfgang Rihm

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Wolfgang Rihm (born 13 March 1952) is a German composer.

Rihm is musical director of the Institute of New Music and Media at the University of Music Karlsruhe and has been composer in residence at the Lucerne Festival and the Salzburg Festival. He was honoured as Officier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2001. Most recently, he is the recipient of the 2015 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition sponsored by the University of Louisville for his orchestral work In-Schrift 2.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 Berg: Violinkonzert / Rihm: "Gesungene Zeit" Berg, Rihm; Anne-Sophie Mutter, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Levine 5 2
1993 Wolfgang Rihm: Streichquartett No. 4 / Alfred Schnittke: Streichquartett No. 4 Wolfgang Rihm, Alfred Schnittke; Alban Berg Quartett 1
2000 Orchestral Works & Chamber Music Wolfgang Rihm 1
2000 String Quartets Wolfgang Rihm; Arditti String Quartet 1
2000 Gejagte Form / Verborgene Formen / Chiffre I / Silence to Be Beaten Wolfgang Rihm; Klangforum Wien; Sylvain Cambreling 1
2003 Tutuguri (SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Fabrice Bollon) Wolfgang Rihm 1
2004 Chiffre-Zyklus Wolfgang Rihm; Musikfabrik 1
2005 Rihm / Sciarrino / Moody / Metcalf Rihm, Sciarrino, Moody, Metcalf; Singer Pur, The Hilliard Ensemble 1
2007 Volume 1 Wolfgang Rihm 1
2011 Fetzen (Arditti String Quartet) Wolfgang Rihm 1
2011 Rihm: Lichtes Spiel / Currier: Time Machines Rihm, Currier; Anne-Sophie Mutter, New York Philharmonic 1
2013 Orchestral Songs Mahler, Rihm; Christoph Prégardien, Bochumer Symphoniker, Steven Sloane 1
2015 Et Lux Wolfgang Rihm; Huelgas Ensemble, Minguet Quartett, Paul Van Nevel 1
Shostakovich Rihm, Jaap van Zweden Дмитрий Дмитриевич Шостакович & Wolfgang Rihm 1
String Quartets, Volume 1: Nos. 1-4 (Minguet Quartett) Wolfgang Rihm 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1990 Wien Modern Ligeti, Nono, Boulez, Rihm; Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener Jeunesse-Chor, Claudio Abbado 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2012 Complete Works for Violin And Piano Wolfgang Rihm; Tianwa Yang, Nicholas Rimmer 1

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