Johannes Motschmann studied composition with Wolfgang Rihm and Hanspeter Kyburz, along with piano and electronic music. He is a freelance composer and lives in Berlin. Interpreters of his music include Ensemble Modern, the NDR Radio Philharmonic, SWR Symphony Orchestra and classical band Spark. Motschmann’s music is performed at pop and classical festivals alike – from Klangspuren Schwaz to the Beethovenfest in Bonn and the Festival of Mecklenburg-West-Pomerania, from La Folle Journée to the Reeperbahn Festival and the Yellow Lounge at the Berghain venue.



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