Fernando Riederer
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Riederer Fernando


# Title Year of Originsort icon Duration Instrumentation Category
1 Inventur 2013
2 Shô II - for piano trio 2012
3 Alento I - for cello and piano 2011
4 Alento II - for soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano 2011
5 Alento III - for soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, cello solo and orchestra 2011
6 in undisturbed solitut - for flute, harpsichord and electronics 2010
7 Ensaio para uma Poesia, sobre melodia de Maurício Dottori 2010
8 vernichtende Poesie - based on a melody by Mauricio Dottori 2010
9 Schatten/Sombras - Landschaftgestaltung IV - for violin, cello, piano and electronics 2009
10 Urbane Landschaft - for two recorders, electric guitar, bass and electronics 2009
11 Almost a Saraband - for flute and electronics 2008
12 Below - for bass flute, bass clarinet and electronics 2008
13 Zwei ferne Stücke 2007
14 "Weihnachtsstück?" [Arbeitstitel] 2007
15 Iniciação (Einführung) 2006 ~ 6m
16 Almost - audible light instalation 2006 - 2007
17 Landschaftsgestaltung II - for orchestra 2006
18 Da carne do seu coração (Aus deinem Herzfleisch) 2005 ~ 9m
19 Constelação frouxa da minha insônia (Lose Konstellation meiner Schlaflosigkeit) 2004 ~ 9m 30s
20 landschaftsgestaltung I 2004 ~ 7m 30s
21 um pouco mais ou um pouco menos do que qualquer coisa que se esperava 2002 ~ 17m
22 The moon and ... 2000 - 2001 ~ 6m
23 Vento (Wind) 1998 - 2002 ~ 7m
24 1st Strand ~ 7m

General Information

Year of Birth:  1977
Date of Birth:  9. July 1977
Place of Birth:  Rio de Janeiro
Country of Birth: 
Nationality:  ,

Fernando Riederer was born on 9 July 1977 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and grew up in Florianópolis. He studied composition from 1997 to 2002 with Prof. Dr. Mauricio Dottori at EMBAP (School of Music and Arts of Parana).
He has been living in Vienna since 2003 and started the formal recognition procedure of his degree in 2005 at the University for Music and the Performing Arts in Vienna with the professors Dieter Kaufmann and German Toro-Perez.
In 2002 Fernando Riederer was a finalist of the "Lindembergue Cardoso" competition with the composition for chamber orchestra Um sopro (one breath), in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, in 2003 he was honorary award winner of the"Camargo Guarnieri" competition with the piece for symphony "ruinas em furia" (furious ruins), in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and in 2005 he won the Funarte award at the XVI biannual festival for contemporary music in Rio de Janeiro with the songs "da carne do teu coração" (from the flesh of your heart).
Since 1995 he has participated in many festivals and music projects: 1998 and 2001 "Encompor" in Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil; in 2002 IV. Meeting of Latin American Composers and Performers in Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil; since 2002 he organises and manages the ensemble "EntreCompositores" (which composes and performs contemporary music); since 2004 he has been involved in "Das Wiener Geräuschorchester"; in 2005 XVI biannual festival for contemporary music in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; in 2006 II biannual festival for contemporary music in Mato Grosso, Brazil; in 2007, Making New Waves, audible light installation in Budapest, Hungary. Since 2006 he is a member of the association I-Kult, an international culture platform, (www.ikultur.com). In 2006 he co-founded "Platypus - Verein für neue Musik" (www.platypus.or.at) with Hannes Dufek and Christoph W. Breidler.


PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation

participation in workshops for composition (Chico Mello), 20th century music history (Jose Penalva), music theatre (Eduardo G. Alvares)

1997 - 2002

Escola de Música e Belas-Artes do Paraná, Curitiba: composition (Maurício Dottori)


Federal University Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre: master course for composition (Roger Reynolds)


extra-curricular courses on music history from 1900 to 1950 (Celso Loureiro Chaves), new technologies applied to music (Fernando Iazzeta), performance of 20th century music (Roberto Victorio) and music analysis (Silvio Ferraz)


participation in a workshop for orchestra conduction (Osvaldo Ferreira)


extra-curricular course "The influence of technology on 20th century music" (Jon Appleton)




2002 - 2003

Ensemble "EntreCompositores", Curitiba: organisation and management

Das Wiener Geräuschorchester: ensemble member

founding member; organisation of the Composers' Marathon Festival for young contemporary music; works for the association (treasurer)

Commissions (Selection)

PeriodCommissionCompositionCommissioner (Organisation)Commissioner (Person)

Nova Camerata de Curitiba: song about a text by Murilo Mendes for soprano, flute, clarinet, guitar, E-bass and piano


Marie Yamanaka


Duo Soufflé


Ensemble Cross.Art


Ensemble Cross.Art


PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation

Competition "Lindembergue Cardoso" (Salvador, Bahia): finalist with the composition for chamber orchestra "Um sopro (A soupcon)"


composition competition "Camargo Guarnieri" (São Paulo): honorary award winner for "ruinas em furia (furious ruins)"


Biannual Festival for Contemporary Music (Rio de Janeiro): Funarte award


Theodor Körner Award



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