Roland Freisitzer

Freisitzer Roland

Compositions

# Title Year of Originsort icon Duration Instrumentation Category Sheet Music Shop
1 Pythoness at Tripod - Hommage to Patrick White - 1st string quartet 2010 14m
2 Solo for Tom 2010
3 Szene / Duo - music for soprano and piano 2010 6m
4 NOCTURNE III - à la recherche d'une mélodie oubliée für Flöte, Violoncello und Ensemble 2009
5 Butterfly Stories - Hommage to William T. Vollmann - Music for flute, bassoon (contrabassoon or contraforte) and chamber orchestra 2008 14m
6 Music for Christine Whittlesey - for soprano and 14 musicians 2008 ~ 11m
7 Music for Violin, Harp and Chamber Orchestra 2007 ~ 12m
8 2nd Horn Concerto - for Horn and Chamber Orchestra 2007 ~ 15m
9 Nocturne … à la recherche d’une melodie oubliée 2007 ~ 15m
10 Red II - Music for Piano and Orchestra 2006 ~ 16m
11 Flute Quartet - for Flute, Violin, Viola and Violoncello 2006 ~ 10m
12 Music for Flute and 5 Musicians 2006 ~ 10m
13 Für Peter Keuschnig - Music for Small Orchestera 2005 ~ 10m
14 Red - Music for Piano and 13 Musicians 2005 ~ 16m
15 For K. - 2 Slow Dances for Violoncello and 6 Musicians 2005 ~ 8m
16 Music for 6 Musicians 2005 ~ 10m
17 Ein Abschied - in memoriam Klaus Johns - for Alto Flute, Bass Clarinet, Trombone, Piano, Violin and Violoncello 2005 ~ 3m
18 Foreplay - Music for Solo Violoncello 2005 ~ 8m
19 Flute Concerto - for Flute and Orchestra 2004 ~ 13m
20 Harp Concerto - for Harp and Orchestra 2004 ~ 16m
21 6th Study on Planes - Maya's Song - Music for Piccolo and Trombone 2004 ~ 8m
22 Trio - for Flute, Bass Clarinet and Piano 2004 ~ 7m
23 Conny's Song - Music for Small Orchestera 2003 ~ 8m
24 Basset Clarinet Concerto - for Basset Clarinet and 14 Musicians 2003 ~ 11m
25 Saxophone Quartet 2003 ~ 10m
26 Blue - Music for Soprano Saxophone and Harp 2003 ~ 7m
27 3rd Study on Planes - Music for Clarinet, Viola and Piano 2002 ~ 10m
28 4th Study on Planes - Music for 7 (or 8) Musicians 2002 ~ 8m
29 5th Study on Planes - Music for 6 Musicians 2002 ~ 10m
30 1st Reconsil Trio - Music for Flute, Trombone and Violin 2002 ~ 9m
31 Viola Concerto - for Viola and 12 Musicians 2001 ~ 17m
32 2nd Study on Planes - Music for Flute and Piano 2001 ~ 12m
33 Music for my Daughter - for 7 Musicians 2000 ~ 10m
34 1st Horn Concerto - for Horn and Orchestra 1999 ~ 13m
35 2nd Oboe Concerto - for Oboe and 12 Musicians 1999 ~ 11m
36 1st Study on Planes - Music for Contrabassoon, Trombone, Percussion and Viola 1999 ~ 4m
37 1st Oboe Concerto - for Oboe and 14 Musicians 1998 ~ 14m
38 Night Dances - Music for Small Orchestera 1996 ~ 8m
39 Cantus II - Music for Oboe (or Soprano Saxophone) and Orchestra 1996 ~ 13m
40 Cantus I (in memoriam Avet Terterian) - Music for Violin, Violoncello, Piano and Orchestra 1995 ~ 13m
41 Buried Alive! - Music for Solo Flute 1993 ~ 8m
42 Evocation Mozart - Music for Orchestra 1990 ~ 12m
43 Music for English Horn, Viola and 10 Musicians ~ 12m
44 Concerto for Violoncello, Akkordeon und Ensemble ~ 15m
45 Trio - Music for English Horn, Bass Clarinet and Contrabassoon ~ 11m

General Information

Year of Birth:  1973
Date of Birth:  16. August 1973
Place of Birth:  Vienna
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Roland Freisitzer is a co-founder and conductor of the ensemble reconsil, which offers an increasingly acclaimed cycle of new compositions of Austrian and international provenance with a high number of premieres at the Arnold Schönberg Center.

Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1992 - 1994

private lessons in composition (Avet Terterian)

1993

drop-out of studies because of extensive conducting activities

1995

Conservatory St. Petersburg: continuing composition studies (Albert Mnazkonian)

1999

Baku Music Academy: finishing composition studies (Faradj Karaev)

composition (Edison Denisow)

conducting studies (Vladimir Ponkin)

master classes

master classes (Marco Stroppa, Magnus Lindberg)

private composition studies

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1991

Ensemble Reconsil: founder, organiser of several world premieres and tours

1992

Festival Moscow Modern: founder and management (as artistic director and responsible for the budget)

1994 - 1998

The Moscow Orchestra: founder under the patronage of the Mayor of Moscow - artistic director, chief conductor

2002

Lange Nacht der neuen Klänge, Vienna Konzerthaus: artistic director (together with Thomas Heinisch)

2002

re-founding (together with Thomas Heinisch and Alexander Wagendristel) in Vienna

activities as freelance composer and conductor in Austria

former Soviet Union: conductor with almost all known orchestras, regular guest conductor of the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra and the Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra

Performances (Selection)

PeriodPerformanceCompositionOrganisationLocation
2002

Vienna Konzerthausdebut as a conductor at the Großer Saal of the Konzerthaus during the Lange Nacht der neuen Klänge (Long Night of Contemporary Sounds)

2004

first portrait programme (Zeit-Ton)

2006

at the Studio Contemporary Music

2006

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
1992

"Youngster of Arts"-Award

2009

promotional award for music

Performer of (Composition)

1:3:1 - for clarinet, accordion and string trio
9pm Oxford Time
ad - for flute, clarinet, trombone, piano, violin, cello
CHARON ALS MALER
Chemi(s)e - for electric guitar and two ensemble groups
Chopins letzter Tango - für Ensemble
Concerto for Violoncello, Akkordeon und Ensemble
Die Ankunft des Atemzugs - für Violine und Ensemble
DRINK ME - für Mezzosopran, Flöte, Klarinette, Posaune, Klavier, Violine und Cello
drop
Ein Abschied - in memoriam Klaus Johns - for Alto Flute, Bass Clarinet, Trombone, Piano, Violin and Violoncello
Euonymus 2/11/08 - for tenor saxophone and ensemble
Filter - for 6 instruments
Flashroom - for ensemble
Flute Concerto - for Flute and Orchestra
For K. - 2 Slow Dances for Violoncello and 6 Musicians
Hommash. Caprice (V) anglois - assez vicieux
impressions ... en relief II - for piano and 11 instruments
Ins Weiße. Fast Nichts. - für Kammerensemble
Kammermusik - for two flutes and ensemble
Kammermusik II
Kammermusik IIa
Kodama - for ensemble
Kompa
Konzert für Viola und dreizehn Spieler
Konzertanter Ausschnitt aus: "The Silent Enemy" - for ensemble
Mandragora - für Ensemble
melencodia III - for oboe and 11 instruments
Music for English Horn, Viola and 10 Musicians
Music for Flute and 5 Musicians
Natura morta: Inschrift für Piccoletto
Oboenkonzert - für Oboe und 11 Instrumente
passagen: durchleuchtung
Quixotic - for 7 instruments
Rhythm and Colour
SHAKE - Kammerkonzert für 6 Instrumente
Sijo für Ensemble
TAILGATE - für Posaune und 5 MusikerInnen
Verborgene Schrift - Prélude für 6 Instrumentalisten
Viola Concerto - for viola and ensemble (or orchestra)

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