Works - stage

„The hearts beat faster, the brains are not clouded. That’s how it should be, and that’s how it is – unfortunately – seldom enough. But here it succeeded.“   (Lorenz Tomerius, Die Welt)


Das Bildnis (after Gogol) (1982)

Ikarus – 7 scenes for chamber dance (1985)

Mozartiana - ballett in 3 acts (1988)

(commissioned by Oper Leipzig)

 Die Heilige - ballett in 4 acts (2006)

(commissioned by Theaters Nordhausen)


Die Heirat from Bohuslav Martinu - 

new orchestration as a chamber opera 

(commissioned by Oper Bonn)  (1988), B&H

Bianca - chamber opera after Oscar Wilde (1989), VNM

Der Junge König, fairy tale opera after Oscar Wilde, VNM

(commissioned by Theater Senftenberg)

Der satanarchäolügenialkohöllische Wunschpunsch  (1994) 

chamber opera after Michael Ende, 

commissioned by Berliner Kammeroper), VNM

A lover's tale - stage recital for narrator, soprano, tenor and 4 instruments after William Shakespeare (1996)


stage music to „A Midsummer night’s dream“ from William Shakespeare

(Auftragswerk des Magdeburger Puppentheaters)

Scenic chamber music:

Unnennbar. Es blinkt ein einsam Segel - for soprano, actor, piano and tape after texts from Jochen Berg (1988)

Bis ein anderer kommt ...  for soprano, tenor, dancer and chamber orchestra after poetry from Gertrud Katzenstein (1992)

VNM = available at  Verlag Neue Musik Berlin

FHM = available at Hofmeister Musikverlag Leipzig

B&H = available at Boosey & Hawkes 

Requests for all other works here.