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Hess Daniel

(20. 08. 1965)

Hess Daniel
Hess Daniel
Glaserweg 12
CH-8400 Winterthur (ZH)
Schweiz

Tel: +41 (0)52 233 61 02
Fax: +41 (0)52 233 61 02


Biography
Daniel Hess was born in Zurich. He studied the viola in Zurich, Lucerne and Jerusalem and composition under Caspar Diethelm in Lucerne. He has been a violist at Zurich Opera House since 2000. He forged links with Josef Haselbach and Rudolf Kelterborn.
1986 - First prize at the competition for composition in Rheinach (Basel Land) with his first string quartet
1991 - World premiere of his first symphony by the Nordböhmischen Philharmonie under the direction of Jost Meier - various commissions and performances in Switzerland, the Ukraine, Germany and Israel
1996 - Commendation for his pieces for children ('...wenn man müde ist' for viola [cello] and piano published by HBS Nepomuk/Aarau)
August 2004 - World premiere of his fourth symphony 'Hero und Leander' (commission for the International Youth Symphony Orchestra, Elbe/Weser, Germany) - commission from the Ensemble Kontraste and Zurich Chamber Orchestra.


Work list
Veshama (1987)
for viola solo
Duration: variabel
Manuscript
Sonata per 3 strumenti (1989)
for viola, cello and piano
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Symphonie Nr. 1 (1990)
Jerusalem
for orchestra (2.2.2.2/4.3.0.1/perc.timp/pf/str)
Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript
Canzoni (1993)
for flute, clarinet (bcl), violin, cello, piano and percussion
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
"... wenn man müde ist..." and other pieces (1996)
for viola (or violoncello) and piano
Pieces for children.
Duration: 4' 00"-5' 00"
Nepomuk Musik Verlag
c/o Breitkopf & Härtel Musikverlag
Walkmühlstrasse 52
D-65195 Wiesbaden
BRD
Tel. +49 (0)611 45 0080
vertrieb@breitkopf.de
www.breitkopf.com
Symphonie Nr. 2 (1997)
Catull
for orchestra (2.2.2.2/2.2.0.0/perc/pf/str)
Duration: 14' 00"
Manuscript
Steichquartett Nr. 4 (1997)
Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
Welke Blätter (1997)
Violin sonata
for violin and piano
Four-part sonata after poems by Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger (1924-1944).
Duration: 18' 00"
Manuscript
Schwarz. Weiss (1998)
Children's opera
Texts: Andreas Mildner
Score:
Voices: soloists, 2 choirs
Instruments: 2.1.1.4.sx.0/0.1.1.0/perc/acn/pf/strtrio;tp.synth
Duration: 75' 00"
Manuscript
Divertimento (1999)
for flute and harpsichord
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Sonate (1999)
for viola solo
Duration: 13' 00"
Manuscript
Gesänge der Sappho (2000)
for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, violoncello, piano, percussion and electronic tape
Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript
Symphonie Nr. 3 (2000-2001/05)
for orchestra (2.2.2.2/4.2.3.1/perc.timp/hp/str)
Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript
Broadway Boogie Woogie (2002)
Concert
for piano and orchestra (2.2.2.2/2.1.1.0/timp.perc/str)
Music to Piet Mondrian's picture 'Broadway Boogie Woogie' (1944).
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Symphonie Nr. 4 (2003-2004)
Hero and Leander
for orchestra (2.2.2.2/3.2.3.1/perc/hp/str)
Duration: 40' 00"
Manuscript
Threnos (2004)
for viola solo
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Elegie (2004)
In memory of Caspar Diethelm
for viola and piano
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
J.P. Nr. 21 (2004)
Reflections
for string trio
Aleatoric middle section to the painting 'Number 21' by Jackson Pollock (Kunsthaus Zurich).
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
"... vom lieblichen Licht der Sonne..." (2004-2005)
Serenata messàpica
for flute, viola, harp and cello
Duration: 16' 00"
Manuscript
Io saturnalia (2005)
Festival music
for choir and orchestra (3.2.2.2/4.4.3.1/perc/hp.pf/str)
Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
4 Stücke (2005)
for piano solo
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Cappriccio II (2006)
for double bass solo
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Divertimento II (2006)
for English horn and viola
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
2. Sonate (2nd sonata) (2006)
for viola and piano
Dedicated to Hugo Bollschweiler.
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Capriccio II (2006)
for double bass solo
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Symphonie Nr. 5: "soll bebend noch dies Trauerlied erklingen" (2007)
for solo soprano and large orchestra (2.2.2.2/4.4.3.1/timp/hp.pf)
Texts: Charlotte Schiller
Duration: 25' 00"
Manuscript
Kammerkonzert (2007)
for viola and chamber orchestra
Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
"Strophen" (2007-2008)
for soprano and small ensemble (cl(bcl), cello, piano)
Texts: Hugo Bollschweiler, Franz Hohler
Duration: 13' 00"
Manuscript
4 Nachtstücke (2008)
for violin and piano
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Tango (2009)
for ensemble (afl, bcl, vn, va, vc)
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Tango 1b (2009)
for flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello and percussion
Aleatoric version.
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
3 Nachtstücke (2009)
for violin solo and strings
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Variationen (2009)
for 2 chamber ensembles (2fl, 2cl, 2vn, 2va, 2vc, perc. pf)
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
"Tageszeitlosen" (2009-2010)
music mit dramatic scenery
for soprano, alto and tenor solo, five-part choir, oboe/English horn, organ, recorded material and strings
Texts: Hugo Bollschweiler
Duration: 35' 00"
Manuscript
Madrigal (2010)
for 5-part mixed choir (SATB)
Texts: Sappho
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
ein unbewachter tag (2013)
intérieur mit Stimmen
5-stimmiger Chor, Sopran-, Alt-,Tenor- und Bass –Solo, Sprecher, Tonband, Orgel und Orchester (1,1,1,1-1,1,1- Schlagzeug, Tonband, Harfe, Orgel -Str)
Texts: Hugo Bollschweiler

Duration: 90' 00"
Manuscript
Cantabile (2013-2016)
Soloinstrument(e) und Streicher
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Szenen und Rezitative (2014)
Viola d'Amore

Duration: 5' 30"
Manuscript
r.b.p. (2015)
Liederzyklus für Sopran, Viola und Klavier
Sopran, Viola und Klavier
das blutige Pochen 4' (Bollschweiler)

di quanto per Amor già mia sofferi 2'40" (Petrarca)

sur l'onde calme et noire 5' (Rimbaud)

fieberserkern 50 '' (Bollschweiler)
Duration: 12' 30"
Manuscript
electric night (2015)
Viola sola, Elektronik und Bildeffekte
für Viola sola, Elektronik und Bildeffekte nach einem Gemälde von Jackson Pollock
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
electric night (Zweite Fassung) (2015)
nach einem Gemälde von Jackson Pollock

Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Espiègle (2016)
Oboe und Cembalo
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Divertimento III (2016)
Flöte, Oboe, Klarinette in B und Kontrabass
Nada und Beat Anderwert gewidmet
Duration: 9' 30"
Manuscript
Tango 1c (2016)
Streichquartett
Duration: 2' 30"
Manuscript