Konrad Rennert
Instrument: percussion, vocals, electronics
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Rennert Konrad

Compositions

# Title Year of Originsort icon Duration Instrumentation Category
1 Breath II in memoriam Birgit Scheib 2006
2 Breath 2006 8m
3 Thirtyeight Bridges 2006 22m
4 Summe von Nullen 2005 1h 30m
5 Epitaph - Crossing the Bar 6 2004 14m
6 Musik für den jüdischen Friedhof Krems 2004 30m
7 Stimme und Ensemble 2003 17m
8 Take a chance 2002 22m
9 Filmmusik zu "Laut und deutlich" 2002
10 Version 3 Flieger 2002 26m
11 Fraktur XVI - Crossing the Bar (Variation mit Themen 2) 2001 15m
12 Fraktur XV - Variation mit Themen 2001 13m
13 Hausputz 2000 23m
14 Crossing the Bar 4 - Fraktur XIV 2000 15m
15 ... And Bid His Ears a Little While be Deaf ... 1999 31m
16 Landschaft - Version 134 1999 28m
17 Space Odyssey - Allentsteig revisited 1999 37m
18 Crossing the Bar III 1998 12m
19 Grusslos durch die Alpen 1998 12m
20 Kinoversion 1998 17m
21 Three Melodicas 1998 12m
22 Crossing the Bar II 1997 ~ 12m
23 Fraktur XII - Crossing the Bar 1997 ~ 15m
24 Version 131 - Space Invaders 1997
25 Instant Music 2 - Echoes on Humid Sites (Fracture XII) 1996 1h
26 Fraktur X 1996
27 Variationen-Metamorphose 1995 7m
28 Fraktur IX - 5. Oktober (Biting Off The Soldier's Thumb) 1995 ~ 7m
29 Fraktur XI - Biting Off The Soldie's Thumb oder Speak up! (If You've Got Anything to Say) 1995 32m
30 Fraktur VII - Seperate Perceptions 1994 12m
31 Fraktur VIII - Drei Trios 1994 9m
32 Fraktur V - 9. November 1993 15m
33 Fraktur VI - Gebrauchmusik I (Domestic Relations/Husbands & Wives) 1993 25m
34 Domestic Relations - Fussnote 1 1993 5m
35 The Snow is Dancing 1993 6m
36 Fraktur II - Rudimente 1992 11m
37 Fraktur III - Viola, gestimmt 1992 11m
38 Fraktur IV - Collapsible 1992 8m
39 Fraktur I - zerren, reißen 1991 9m
40 Collapsible in a Pinch 1990
41 Improvisation - Reigen III 1990 9m
42 Sounding Off/Aus vollem Halse 1989 9m
43 Small Talk 1987
44 Rezitationen 1987 7m
45 Kriegs- und Kinderlieder 1987 12m
46 Reigen II 1986 12m
47 On Crash Course 1985 17m
48 Reigen 1985 8m
49 Stabat Mater 1984 17m
50 Streichquartett 1983 8m

General Information

Date of Birth:  23. December 1958
Place of Birth:  New York
Country of Birth: 
Nationality: 

Born in 1958 in New York. 1974 he moved to Vienna and pursued his musical training at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna and at the Mozarteum Salzburg.
In addition to his work as a composer, Konrad Rennert is active as a performer, author, performer and speaker, as well as a music teacher. He wrote compositions commissioned by the Ensemble Intercontemporain, and many others, e.g. by the Philharmonic Orchestra Reutlingen, by the Musikprotokoll im steirischen Herbst and the Altenberg Trio. His works have been performed at home and abroad, e.g in Europe, in the United States and Asian countries.

Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1974 - 1985

violin, harp, percussion 

1974 - 1985

violin, harp, percussion

1974 - 1985

composition

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1979

ever since theater work, readings, improvisation, radio broadcasts, private teaching, freelance composer

1993 - 2003

collaboration in school music education project

1994

conducted the seminar "composition" at the International Conference ELIA

1998 - 2002

collaboration with Sonja Schmidlehner, realization of several dance theater projects

2002

guest lecture "Composition and Perception" for postgraduate students

employee (during and after his studies)

music education projects, workshops, conferences and guest lectures at schools, universities and at international theater and music conferences

multiple cooperations with the ORF (e.g. in the context of radio art projects, as a lyricist and composer)

author of magazine and book publications (e.g., co-author of "Das kann einem nur in Wien passieren", Czernin Verlag 2001)

Performances (Selection)

PeriodPerformanceCompositionOrganisationLocation
1992

performances in Southbank Center London, in Paris and Germany

1992

numerous premieres and performances of various compositions, e.g. Ensemble melo x (1998)

1993
1993

performances in London, Rome, Chur, Graz, Vienna (H. Muthspiel-Payer, C. Muthspiel)

1994
1997
1997
1998
2000

Choreographer Competition

2001
2004

organization of two evenings with literary and musical works by John Cage

2005

as part of the "MAK Night Spezial" and in collaboration with Burkhard Stangl

2006
2007
2007

Ambitus, former synagogue St.Pölten

2011

performances in Western and Eastern Europe, the United States of America and in Asian countries

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
1987

state scholarship for composition

1992
1995

state scholarship for composition

1998

promotional award

Contact, Links

Language:  German, English
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