Philipp Maintz

1977

Born 28 February in Aachen

1993-1997

Composition studies with Michael Reudenbach in Aachen; theory and piano lessons at the Church Music School in Aachen

1997-2003

Composition degree with Robert HP Platz in Maastricht; bachelor’s and master’s degrees with distinction

2001

Invitation to work at the Centre Henri Pousseur of the Université de Liège

2002

Scholarship from the Darmstadt International Summer Course for New Music; scholarship prize from the Summer Course; honourable mention at the International Gaudeamus Music Week Amsterdam

2003

Stage de composition et d’informatique musicale at IRCAM, Paris;
Artist’s grant from the North-Rhine Westphalia Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs

2003-2005

Postgraduate course in composition and electronic music with Karlheinz Essl at the Bruckner Conservatoire in Linz

2004

Artist’s Scholarship from Lower Saxony for the Künstlerhof Schreyahn [Schreyahn Artists’ Studios]

2005

Composer’s Prize from the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation

2006

Scholarship from the Wilfried Steinbrenner Foundation

2007

Scholarship from the German Federal Government for the Cité Internationale des Arts Paris

2009

Scholarship from the Akademie Schloss Solitude Stuttgart

2010

Premiere of the opera MALDOROR at the Biennale Munich;
Scholarship from the German Federal Government for a one-year stay at the German Academy Rome Villa Massimo

2013

Artiste resident on the Domaine National de Château de Chambord (Loir-et-Cher)

2015

Scholarship of the International Künstlerhaus Villa Concordia Bamberg

Philipp Maintz lives in Berlin

Performers include:

  Arditti String Quartet, Quatuor Diotima, Zephyr Quartett, Minguet Quartett, Ensemble InterContemporain, Ensemble Alternance, Ensemble MusikFabrik, Ensemble Recherche, Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin, Ensemble 2e2m, Scharoun Ensemble Berlin, Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, Sinfonieorchester Aachen, Sinfonieorchester Basel, Deutsche Radiophilharmonie Saarbrücken, Deutsches Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Münchner Philharmoniker

Hansjörg Albrecht, Claudia Barainsky, Yulianna Avdeeva, Francesco Filidei, Alban Gerhardt, Otto Katzameier, Melise Mellinger, Marisol Montalvo, Nils Mönkemeyer, Jean-Frédéric Neuburger

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