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• Johannes Boris Borowski is an outstanding voice of New Music
• was promoted early on by prominent artists and commissioners
• has composed instrumental music so far, mainly for orchestra or ensemble
• studied composition with Hanspeter Kyburz and Marco Stroppa, music theory with Jörg Mainka
• was resident at the the Cité Internationale des Arts Paris and at the Wiepersdorf Castle
• works have been performed by Ensemble Modern, Ensemble intercontemporain, International Contemporary Ensemble, Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez, Susanna Mälkki, George Benjamin and Johannes Kalitzke (among others)
• received various awards, including the Hanns Eisler Prize for composition and the Stuttgart Composition Prize
• lives in Berlin and teaches music theory and analysis at the Hanns Eisler School of Music

Works by Johannes Boris Borowski:
Eternity (2018–19) for orchestra
Stretta (2016) for piano and orchestra
Bassoon Concerto (2012–13) for bassoon and ensemble
Wandlung (2009) for 6 instruments

Looking Ahead: new choral cycle The Waves after Virginia Woolf for SWR Vokalensemble (WP 2024/25); works on new songs for voice and piano on various texts

"As a conductor I enjoyed the sheer virtuosity of Johannes Boris Borowski’s instrumental writing as much as his remarkable sense for large formats." — Peter Eötvös

Please also visit Johannes Boris Borowski's website at www.johannesborisborowski.de.

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