Composers & WorksJonathan Heilbron

ANAM Set 2024 Composer: Work Title and Instrumentation to be announced.

About the composer:

Jonathan Heilbron (he/him) is an Australian composer and performer. He is active in the fields of contemporary, improvised and experimental music. In addition to performing his own compositions, Jonathan composes music for and with interpreters of contemporary music, improvisers, untrained musicians, and performers specializing in various world folk music traditions. His compositional practice utilizes collagist approaches to sound and large-scale compositional structures while emphasizing collaboration. Jonathan works directly with performers to shape and develop works that reflect shared goals and intersecting areas of musical interest.

Jonathan has worked with a broad range of musicians to develop new work, which has been performed across Australia and in Germany, Norway, Italy, Portugal and the USA. Critically acclaimed recordings of Jonathan’s compositions have been released by renowned labels for exploratory music, including Another Timbre (UK), Insub (Switzerland), Intonema (Russia), and inexhaustible editions (Slovenia).

Jonathan is the founder and Artistic Director of the Phonetic Orchestra. He is also a member of the Harmonic Space Orchestra and Ensemble KNM Berlin. He also works regularly with some of Europe’s most renowned ensembles for contemporary music, including Ensemble Musikfabrik, Klangforum Wien, Apartment House, Mu╠łnchener Kammerorchester, and Ensemble Resonanz, and is active as an improviser and soloist.

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