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Hans Thomalla

Miller Theatre at Columbia University, 2960 Broadway at 116th Street, NYC

Monday, October 17 at 7:30pm

$25 ($20 with SONiCPass)

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Hans Thomalla, born in Bonn, Germany, studied composition at the Frankfurt Musikhochschule. In 1999 he was appointed first Assistant Dramaturge, later Dramaturge and Artistic Advisor to the Director at the Stuttgart Opera, where he worked on the new productions of Lachenmann’s “Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern” as well as Schreker’s “Gezeichnete” among others. From 2002-2007 he pursued a Doctor of Musical Arts at Stanford University. He was a fellow of the DAAD, the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, and the Stanford Humanities Center during his studies. Hans Thomlla has been awarded numerous prizes has been a fellow at the MacDowell Colony and the SWR-Experimentalstudio, and his music has been performed at major festivals worldwide.. Since 2004 Hans Thomalla has close ties to the Darmstädter Ferienkurse, where several of his works have been premiered, where he gave lectures in 2006 as well as 2008, and where he served on the composition Faculty in 2010. Since 2007 he is Assistant Professor of Music Composition at Northwestern University in Chicago.