David Philip Hefti News

Composer in Residence at Zermatt Music Festival

David Philip Hefti is Composer in Residence at this year's Zermatt Music Festival, where he will present his new octet Des Zaubers Spuren, commissioned by the festival for the Scharoun Ensemble, among other works.
Hefti will be featured in various concert formats. In addition to rehearsing and conducting concerts with the Scharoun Ensemble and the Zermatt Festival Orchestra, as well as other concerts featuring works by Hefti, this will include work with the academy's musicians. On two concert evenings, the young musicians of the Zermatt Music Academy will perform Hefti's Gallicinium "Musik zur vierten Nachtwache" for wind quintet and Monumentum for string sextet.
On 27 September, the German premiere of the commissioned work Des Zaubers Spuren will take place on the occasion of the Scharoun Ensemble's 40th anniversary concert at the Berlin Philharmonie.
Please find more information on the concerts here.

July 19, 2023