Alexander Kral
Instrument: clarinet, piano

Photo: Foto Sulzer ©
Courtesy of A. Kral

Kral Alexander

Compositions

# Title Year of Originsort icon Duration Instrumentation Category Sheet Music Shop
1 Turmbau zu Babel 2016 - 2017
2 Trampolin - für 2 Hände und Klavier 2007 2m 30s
3 ENTFERNUNG II 2007 ~ 7m
4 WORLD TOUR 2007 - FÜR AKKORDEON SOLO UND BIG BAND 2007 ~ 16m
5 2 LIEDER NACH EINEM TEXT VON ANTONIO SALIERI - für Sopran und Klavier 2007 ~ 5m
6 ...UND ER STEIGT IN FREIHEIT WIEDER GEN HIMMEL... 2007 6m
7 EXPLOSIONS 2007 6m
8 Spiel 2006 ~ 5m
9 SPIEL - für Streichquartett 2006 ~ 6m
10 perfektion - Text: Ernst Jandl 2005 ~ 9m
11 Connection 3:4 2005 ~ 9m
12 Flamenco Rasgado 2005 ~ 4m
13 Dìa Ocupado 2004 ~ 11m
14 WECHSELSPIEL 2004 - 2005 ~ 5m 30s
15 LYSISTRATE 2004 - 2008 2h
16 Trampolin 2004 4m
17 GESCHICHTE VOM FLEIßIGEN ARBEITER - LEBENSLAUF MEINES GROßVATERS WILHELM SCHOBER 2003 ~ 12m
18 Gauermann Fanfare 2003 5m
19 2Fa0nfa0re2 2002 3m
20 Blues for Two 1999 3m

General Information

Year of Birth:  1982
Date of Birth:  4. November 1982
Place of Birth:  Vienna
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Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1988 - 1989

early musical education at the Music School Simmering

1990 - 1996

lessons with Salvador Neira-Zugasti

1996 - 2004

lessons with Christian Teltscher

1996 - 2004

lessons with Franz Lentner

1997 - 2001

music theory with graduate degree

1997 - 2002

Music High School Neustiftgasse

2001 - 2005

composition

2004

conducting

2004

composition

2006 - 2008

composition

2006 - 2009

choral conducting

2009

RadioKulturhaus: diploma in orchestral conducting with the final concert

2010

diploma in choral conducting

2011

ever since, music education

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
2002 - 2003

clarinetist and arranger with the Gardemusik

2009

internship as a musical assistant

2009 - 2010

assistant of the choir director

2010

arranger and conductor

2010 - 2011

lecturer in composition, music theory and choral conducting

2011

Ella-Lingens-Gymnasium: music teacher

2011

BAKIP Kenyongasse and the Schottengymnasium: ever since, music teacher, vocal coach and choir director

2011

Carinthian Landsmannschaft's choir: ever since, director

2012

Stammersdorf Vokal: ever since, director

Performances (Selection)

PeriodPerformanceCompositionOrganisationLocation
2005

concert "Young Composers Perform" with works by Haiyue Yu, Tomasz Skweres and Alexander Kral

2006

selection of choral piece for the performance with the Vienna Chamber Choir at the congress "Composing in Europe in the 21st Century", radio broadcast of the concert in "Zeitton" on Ö1

2006

students of the Music School Simmering: performance for the project "Musik im Hier und Jetzt"

2007

performance at the Composer Marathon

2008

Vienna Jeunesse Chamber Choir: concert on the subject "Frauen-, Frieden-, Freiheitskampf" with musical rendering of e.g. Simone de Beauvoir, Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King

2009

world premiere of musically set poems of Catull at a symposium focusing on "The Latin Language"

2009

composition for the movie "Rimini" by Peter Jaitz, which was shown in e.g. in the Viennese Stadtkino and the Filmfestival Karlsplatz 2009

2010

festival "Spannungen" in Heimbach; Germany: performed by the pianist Aaron Pilsan

2010

performances by piano teacher Ulrike Fendel

2010

performance of the composition "Reflexionen auf den Blues"

2010

performances

2010

performances as part of the "Kleinen Symposions"

2010

presentation of some parts of the musical theater "Lysistrate" at the concert "Die Schreibmaschine"

2010

presentation of some parts of the musical theater  "Lysistrate" in the Literaturcafé

Commissions (Selection)

PeriodCommissionCompositionCommissioner (Organisation)Commissioner (Person)
2006

commissioned by the Viennese Music Schools as part of the project "Musik im Hier und Jetzt"

2007

commissioned by the "Wendl&Lung Piano Competition" for the 13 year old Aaron Pilsan

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
2000

Second Prize at the school competition "From Mozart to Millart" with the trio "Romanze für Violine, Oboe und Klavier"

2001

First Prize in the category "piano accompaniment for young people"

2002

selection of three compositions for clarinet and piano at the ÖKB-competition "Solo Pieces for the Classroom"

2006

Third Prize

2008

jury member at the "Wendl&Lung Piano Competition"

2009

composition for the movie "Rimini" by Peter Jaitz, which was nominated for "First Steps"

Description of Style

Sophisticated contemporary music with microtonal elements, as well as modal and serial techniques; always related to scientific, technical or practical procedures; thereby a certain sense of humor must never be lost.  

 

Alexander Kral, 2007