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 (Loire-et-Cher)

Philipp Maintz lives in Berlin

Performers include:

Arditti String Quartet, Zephyr Quartett, Minguet Quartett, Ensemble InterContemporain, Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin, Ensemble’88, IXION Ensemble, Ensemble Intégrales, Ensemble 2e2m, Scharoun Ensemble Berlin, Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart (Lothar Zagrosek), BBC Symphony Orchestra (Pierre-André Valade), Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, Sinfonieorchester Aachen (Marcus R. Bosch), Sinfonieorchester BAsel, Bernhard Wambach, Armand Angster, Melise Mellinger, Marisol Montalvo, Francesco Filidei

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