Johannes Kretz

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Johannes Kretz

Johannes Kretz (born 8 May 1968 in Vienna) is an Austrian composer and teacher for computer music and music theory.[1] He lives and works in Vienna and created various compositions in the fields of new music, among those: music theatre, orchestra works, chamber music, sacred music and works with electronics. He won an Austrian State Prize for music in 2004.[2]


professional activities[edit]


  • commissions commissions of work / performances at/with National Theater Hall, Taipei, Festival Ars Electronica, Wiener Konzerthaus, Klangforum Wien, Ensemble On Line, Internationale Lemgoer Orgeltage, Haller Bachtage, Triton Trombone Quartett, Wiener Kammerchor
  • performances in Austria, Germany, France, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Turkey, Latvia, Lithuania, South Korea, Taiwan, China, Uzbekistan, Iran, Canada, Mexico and Argentina.
  • founding member of NewTonEnsemble and the international composers group "PRISMA"
  • member of the European Bridges Ensemble
  • Vice President of the Austrian Section of ISCM



  • 2008: head of the "center for innovative music technology" (Zentrum für innovative Musiktechnologie - ZiMT)

prizes and grants[edit]


  1. ^ Winkler-Hermaden, Rosa (8 August 2012). "Aufnahmeprüfungen sind ein heißes Eisen". Der Standard. Retrieved 8 February 2017 (German).
  2. ^ Bundeskanzleramt. Outstanding artist awards. Retrieved 8 February 2017

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