Poppe, Enno

Stage works
Orchestra works
Ensemble works
Chamber music
Vocal music
Solo works



STAGE WORKS

IQ • [2011/12]
Test battery in eight acts; Text: Marcel Beyer
tester (Spr/A). test leader (S). female test person (Ms). male test person(Bar). assistant 1 (Key/Comp). assistant 2 (perc./requisits).
0. 0. 2 (BCl. 2 D.BCl). Sax (Asax. Barsax). 0. / 1 (Twtb). 1. 0. 0. / 2 Perc. Acc (quarter-tone). Key (with technique/computer keyboard). / 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. / live-el. (all vocalists and instrumentalists except the test leader and acc. play guitar)
software on request
World Premiere: Schwetzingen, 27.4.2012
Duration: full length
Sy. 3994

Arbeit Nahrung Wohnung • [2006-2007]
stage music for 14 gentlemen; Text: Marcel Beyer
Robinson (speaker/singer), Freitag (speaker/singer)
Ct. T. Bar. B. / 4 Perc. 4 Key (Pno).
software on request
World Premiere: Munich, 19.4.2008
Duration: full length
Sy. 3695

Interzone • [2003/2004]
songs and pictures for voices, video and ensemble; Text: Marcel Beyer
Spr (Bar). 2 S. A. Ct. B.
1 (Picc. Bfl). 1 (E-Hr). 3 (3 BCl. D.B.Cl. Cl in E flat). 2 Sax (2 Sopsax. Altsax. 2 Barsax). 0. / Acc. 2 Key (Cl). 2 Perc. / 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. / Video on request
Scenic performances require screens for video projections (by Anne Quirynen, contact on request).
software on request
World Premiere: Berlin, 2.9.2004
Duration: 78'
Sy. 3607



ORCHESTRA WORKS

Ich kann mich an nichts erinnern • [2005-15]
for choir, organ and orchestra
3.3.2.Bclar.3 – 4.3.3.1 – 3Perc.2Hp – 14.12.10.8.6
World premiere: Munich, 8.5.2015
Duration: 27‘
Sy. 4347

Filz • [2014]
for viola solo, four clarinets and strings
4Cl – 4Hn – strgs (4.4.4.4.2)
World premiere: Vienna, 11.4.2015
Duration: 25‘
Sy. 3715

Welt • [2011/12]
for large string orchestra
16. 12. 12. 12. 8.
at least 4 D.B. 5-string
World Premiere: Munich, 17.2.2012
Duration: 24'
Sy. 3993

Markt • [2008/2009]
for large orchestra
3 (Picc. 2 Afl). 1. Eng.Hn. 3 (Cl in E flat. BCl). Ssax (Tsax). Asax (Barsax). 2 (C.Bn). / 4. 3. 3. 1. / 5 Perc. Hp. Pno (Cel). / 14. 12. 10. 8. 6.
World Premiere: Cologne, 13.9.2009
Duration: 17'
Sy. 3940

Altbau • [2007/2008]
for orchestra
3 (Picc. Afl). 2. Eng.Hn. 2. BCl. 3. / 4. 3. 3. 1. / Hp. 4 Perc. / 14. 12. 10. 12. 6. or 14. 12. 10. 10. 6. or 14. 12. 10. 8. 6.
World Premiere: Donaueschingen, 17.10.2008
Duration: 15'
Sy. 3927

Keilschrift • [2006]
for orchestra
3 (Afl, Bfl). 3 (2 Eng.Hn.). 3 (BCl.). 3 (C.Bn). / 4. 2 TenWtb (2 Hn). 3. Btr. 3. 1. / 6 Perc. Cel. 2 Hp. / 0. 0. 10. 8. 6.
World Premiere: Donaueschingen, 21.10.2007
Duration: 20'
Sy. 3719

Obst • [2006]
for orchestra
3 (Picc. Bfl). 3 (Eng.Hn.). 2. BCl. 3 (C.Bn). / 4. 3. 3. 1. / Pk. 4 Perc. Cel. Hp. / 14. 12. 10. 8. 6.
World Premiere: Munich, 23.2.2007
Duration: 17'
Sy. 3718



ENSEMBLE WORKS (6 instruments and more)

Speicher • [2008-2013]
for large ensemble
2 (Picc. Afl. 2 BFl). 1 (Eng.Hn.). 2 (2 BCl). Asax (Ssax). 1 (C.Bn. or preferably contra forte). / 1. 1 (Picctr. Sps). 1. 0. / 2 Perc. Hp. Cl (Cel). Acc. / 1. 1. 2. 2. 1.
World Premiere: Donaueschingen, 20.10.2013
Duration: 76'
Sy. 4016

consists of:

Speicher I • [2009/10]
for large ensemble
2 (Picc. Afl.). 1 (Eng.Hn.). 2 (BCl.). Asax. 1. / 1. 1. 1. 0. / 2 Perc. Pno. Acc. / 1. 1. 2. 2. 1.
World Premiere: Witten, 25.4.2010
Duration: 16'
Sy. 4018

Speicher II • [2013]
for ensemble
0. 1. 2. Asax. 1. / 1. 1. 0. 0. / Hp. Pno. Acc.
World Premiere: Donaueschingen, 20.10.2013
Duration: 3'
Sy. 4083

Speicher III • [2012]
for ensemble
2 (Picc. Afl. 2 Bfl). 0. 0. 0. / 0. 0. 0. 0. / 2 Perc. Hp. / 1. 1. 2. 2. 1.
World Premiere: Leuven, 28.10.2012
Duration: 9'
Sy. 4084

Speicher IV • [2008-12]
for ensemble
0. Eng.Hn. 1. BCl. C.Bn (preferably contra forte). / 1. 1. 1. 0. / 2 Perc. / 1. 1. 2. 2. 1.
revised version 2012.
World Premiere: Frankfurt am Main, 11.3.2011
Duration: 14'
Sy. 4102

Speicher V • [2012/13]
for large ensemble
2 (Picc. 2 Bfl). 1 (Eng.Hn.). 2 (2 BCl). Asax. 1. / 1. 1 (Picctr). 1. 0. / 2 Perc. Hp. Pno. Acc. / 1. 1. 2. 2. 1.
World Premiere: Donaueschingen, 20.10.2013
Duration: 10'
Sy. 4086

Speicher VI • [2013]
for large ensemble
2 (Picc. Afl. 2 Bfl). 1 (Eng.Hn.). 2 (2 BCl). Asax (Ssax). 1 (C.Bn. or preferably contra forte). / 1. 1 (Sps). 1. 0. / Cel. Acc. Hp. 2 Perc. / 1. 1. 2. 2. 1.
World Premiere: Donaueschingen, 20.10.2013
Duration: 19'
Sy. 4087

Koffer • [2012]
for large ensemble
0. 0. 2 (BCl. 2 D.BCl). Asax. 0. / 1 (Wtb). 2 (also Guit), 2 (also Guit). 0. / Key. Acc (quarter-tone). 2 Perc. / 1. 1. 1. 1. 1.
software on request
World Premiere: 7.5.2013, Cologne
Duration: 30'
Sy. 3995

Wald • [2010]
for four string quartets
4. 4. 4. 4. 0.
World Premiere: Munich, 11.11.2010
Duration: 24'
Sy. 3973

Salz • [2005]
for ensemble
Fl. Ob (Eng.Hn.). Cl (BCl). Ssax (Asax). Perc. Key (Sam). Vl. Vla. Vc.
software on request
World Premiere: Salzburg, 21.8.2005
Duration: 15'
Sy. 3677

Öl • [2001-2004]
for ensemble
2 (2 Bfl). 1 (Eng.Hn.). 2 (2 BCl). Sax. 0. / 2 (2 Wtb). 1. 1. 0. / 2 Perc. 2 Pno. Acc. / 1. 1. 2. 1. 1.
"Öl" consists of "Öl 1" and "Wand (Öl 2)". These movements can be performed independently.
World Premiere: Darmstadt, 7.8.2004
Duration: 35'
Sy. 3589

Scherben (Zurich Version) • [2000/2008]
for ensemble
Fl. Ob (Eng.Hn.). Cl (BCl). Fg (C.Bn). Hn. Tp. Tbn. Tb. Pno. 2 Perc.
World Premiere: Bern, 20.9.2008
Duration: 12'
Sy. 3781

Scherben • [2000/2004]
for ensemble
1 (Picc. Bfl). 1 (E-Hn). 3 (2 BCl. D.BCl). 2 Sax (Altsax. Sopsax/Barsax). 0. / Acc. Pno. 2 Perc. / 0. 0. 0. 0. 0.
World Premiere: Berlin, 2.9.2004
Duration: 12'
Sy. 3432

Knochen • [1999/2000]
for ensemble
0. 1 (Eng.Hn.). 3 (2 BCl). 0. / 2. 1 (Picctr). 1. 0. / 2 Perc. Hpe. Pno (Cel). / 1. 1. 1. 2. 1.
World Premiere: Vienna, 13.4.2000
Duration: 23'
Sy. 3531

Holz • [1999/2000]
for clarinet and small ensemble
Cl.
Fl. Sax. Perc. Sam (Key). Vl. Vla. Vc.
software on request
World Premiere: Vienna, 28.9.2000
Duration: 10'
Sy. 3530

Knabenträume • [1995]
for chamber ensemble
Ob. Cl. Tr. 3 Perc. Vl. Vla. Vc. D.B.
World Premiere: Frankfurt am Main, 27.1.1996
Duration: 22'
Sy. 4100



CHAMBER MUSIC

Brot • [2007/13]
for five instrumentalists
Tr. Hr. Ps. Pno. Perc.
World Premiere: 11.4.2013, Moscow
Duration: 10'
Sy. 4334

Schweiß • [2010]
First version for violoncello and keyboard
software on request
World Premiere: Paris, 9.11.2009
Duration: 4'
Sy. 4266

Schweiß • [2010]
Second version for violoncello and four instrumentalists (BFl. BCl. Vl. Va.)
World Premiere: 12.06.2010, Freiburg
Duration: 4'
Sy. 4265

Fingernagel • [2009]
for violin and viola
World Premiere: 2009
Duration: 2'
Sy. 4267

Schrank • [1989-2009]
for nine musicians
Fl (AFl). Ob (Eng.Hn.). Cl (BCl). Sax. Pno (Key). Perc. Vl. Vla. Vc.
It is intended that "Salz" (2005) is performed immediately after "Schrank" without interruption.
software on request
World Premiere: Paris, 9.11.2009
Duration: 24'
Sy. 3974

Tonband • [2008/09]
for two percussionists, two keyboards and live-electronic
2 Key. 2 perc. (with ca. 25 contact microphones). live-el.
World Premiere: Cologne, 9.1.2009
Duration: 30'
Sy. 3807

Zug • [2008]
for seven brasses
2 Hr. 2 Tr. 2 Tbn. Tb.
World Premiere: Paris, 19.11.2008
Duration: 14'
Sy. 3768

Trauben • [2004/2005]
for piano trio
V. Vc. Pno.
World Premiere: Brussels, 9.3.2005
Duration: 12'
Sy. 3666

Rad • [2003]
for two keyboards
2 E-Pianos with 88 keys (or 2 master keyboards with piano sound expander), 2 Macintosh Laptops. Amplification: local, small mixer and 2 to 4 speaker. Recommended MIDI-instrument: Kawai MP95000 (new Modell: MP 8)
software on request
World Premiere: Donaueschingen, 18.10.2003
Duration: 22'
Sy. 3575

Tier • [2002]
for string quartet
2 Vl. Vla. Vc.
World Premiere: Berlin, 17.03.2003
Duration: 13'
Sy. 3220

Gelöschte Lieder • [1996-99]
for flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello and piano
Fl (Picc). Cl. Vl. Vc. Pno.
World Premiere: Boswil, 27.11.1999
Duration: 20'
Sy. 3346



VOCAL MUSIC

Abend • [2007]
for four male voices and four trombones
Text: Marcel Beyer
Ct. T. Bar. B. / 4 Pos.
World Premiere: Berlin, 30.11.2007
Duration: 9'
Sy. 3819

Drei Arbeiten • [2007]
for baritone, horn, piano and percussion
Text: Marcel Beyer
Bar. Hr. Pno. Perc.
World Premiere: Berlin, 12.5.2007
Duration: 10'
Sy. 3766

Gold • [2006/13]
for mixed choir
I. Moderne Walpurgisnacht (16-voices choir); II. Silber (2 soprano voices, soloist or choral); III. Notturno (16 solo voices, 8-voices choir)
Text: Arno Holz
World Premiere: Stuttgart, 1.2.2007
Duration: 20'
Sy. 3720

Wespe • [2005] voice solo; Text: Marcel Beyer
for voice solo
Text: Marcel Beyer
St.
World Premiere: Berlin, 23.6.2005
Duration: 6'
Sy. 3676



SOLO WORKS

Zwölf • [2014]
for violoncello
Vc.
World premiere: Paris, 22.03.2015
Duration: 3’
Sy. 4406

Haare • [2013-14] 
for violine solo
Vl.
World premiere: Strasbourg, 01.10.2014
Duration: 9’
Sy. 3991

Arbeit • [2006/07]
for virtual hammond-organ
weighted master keyboard with 88 keys, sustain pedal, faderbox with (at least) 9 faders, Mac-Computer (preferably laptop); tube amplifier; software: B 4 II by native instruments (or a comparable hammond-organ plugin), MaxMSP-patch "Ernstorgel" (available from publisher)
Material on request
World Premiere: Witten, 20.4.2007
Duration: 16'

Herz • [2002]
for violoncello
Vc.
World Premiere: Berlin, 9.11.2002
Duration: 13'
Sy. 3563

Holz solo • [1999/2005]
for bassoon
Bn.
World Premiere: Frankfurt/Main, 11.12.2005
Duration: 11'
Sy. 3675

Holz solo • [1999/2004]
for clarinet
Cl.
World Premiere: Munich, 6.5.2004
Duration: 11'
Sy. 3612 // *Score

Theme with 840 variations • [1993/1997]
for piano
Pno.
World Premiere: Berlin, 2.10.1997
Duration: 7'
Sy. 3556

17 etudes for violin, 2. booklet • [1993]
Vl.
World Premiere: Berlin, Oct. 1993
Duration: 4'
Sy. 3555 // *Score

17 etudes for flute, 3. booklet • [1993/2009]
Fl.
World Premiere: Paris, 9.11.2009
Duration: 4'
Sy. 4077

Portrait


Enno Poppe was born on December 30, 1969, in Hemer, Germany. He studied conducting and composition at the Hochschule der Künste Berlin with Friedrich Goldmann and Gösta Neuwirth, among others. Additionally, he studied sound synthesis and algorithmic composition at the Technische Universität Berlin and at the ZKM Karlsruhe. As a conductor, Enno Poppe regularly performs with Klangforum Wien, Ensemble musikFabrik and Ensemble Resonanz. Since 1998 he also is the chief conductor of ensemble mosaik. Enno Poppe taught composition at Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin, at Darmstädter Ferienkursen für Neue Musik and at Impuls Akademie (Graz).

Commissions
Enno Poppe received commissions from Salzburger Festspiele, Ensemble Intercontemporain, Berliner Festwochen, Musée du Louvre and festivals such as Donaueschinger Musiktage, Musikbiennale (München), musica viva (München), Ultraschal (Berlin), MaerzMusik (Berlin), Èclat (Stuttgart) and Wittener Tagen für Neue Kammermusik.

Performers
Enno Poppe’s has been performed by, among others, quartets such as Arditti Quartet and Kairos Quartet, conductors such as Pierre Boulez, Susanna Mälkki, Emilio Pomárico and Peter Rundel and orchestras such as SWR Sinfonieorchester, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, HR-Sinfonieorchester Frankfurt and Junge Deutsche Philharmonie. Among the ensembles that regularly perform his music are Ensemble Intercontemporain, Ensemble Modern, London Sinfonietta, Ensemble Resonanz, Klangforum Wien, ensemble mosaik, Ensemble Contrechamps, musikFabrik, Ensemble 2e2m, SWR Vokalensemble and Neue Vokalsolisten Stuttgart.

Scholarships and awards
In 1992, 1995, and 1998 Enno Poppe received a scholarship for composition by the Berlin senat and in 1994 a music scholarship from the Märkische Kulturkonferenz. In 1998 he won the Boris-Blacher-Preis for his Gelöschte Lieder. In 1999 he was invited to the Boswil composers seminar; in 2001 he received a scholarship from the Wilfried-Steinbrenner-Stiftung. In the same year he was awarded the composition prize of the city of Stuttgart for his work Knochen. Enno Poppe also received the Busoni-Preis of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin (2002) and scholarships from Akademie Schloss Solitude and Villa Serpentara in Olevano Romano. Other awards are the Förderpreis of the Ernst-von-Siemens-Musikstiftung, the Schneider-Schott-Musikpreis (2005), the supporting award of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin (2006) and the Christoph- und Stephan-Kaske-Preis (2009). Enno Poppe also received the Kaske prize of the Christoph-und-Stephan-Kaske-Stiftung (2009) the HappyNewEars prize of the Hans¬-und-Gertrud-Zender-Stiftung (2011) and the Hans-Werner-Henze prize (2013). Enno Poppe is a member of the Akademie der Künste Berlin (since 2008), the Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künste (since 2009) and the Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste (since 2010).

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