Stefan Keller
composer

Orchestra

Fügung (2008-10)

3333 4331 Pk, 3 Perc, Hp, Strings
Written on the occasion of the NaFöG-award of the Berlin Senate
12'

Stück für Orchester (2001-2002)

3333 4331 timp, 2 perc, hp, strings
Premiered April 2003: SJSO (Schweizer Jugendsinfonieorchester), Tonhalle St. Gallen
12'

Ensemble

Soma oder Die Lust am Fallenlassen (2015)

Fl, Cl (B-flat, E-flat), Sax (A, Bar), Drum Set, Hrp, Pno, Vl, Vla, Vlc, Db
Written for the Zafraan Ensemble, funded by the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung
Premiered January 22 2016: Zafraan Ensemble, Ultraschall Festival, Berlin
17'

Kraft in Erscheinung (2012)

Fl, Cl, Perc, Pno, Hrp, Vl, Vlc
Written for the Ensemble Interface, funded by the Hauptstadtkulturfonds
Premiered January 19 2013: Ensemble Interface, Ultraschall Festival, Berlin
12'

Spring! (2011)

Fl, Ob, 2 Cl, Bn, Hn, Tr, Tb, 2 Perc, Pno, 2 Vl, Vla, Vlc, Cb, fixed electronics
Written for the Ensemble Modern on the occasion of the International Composition Seminar 2011
Premiered November 27 2011: Ensemble Modern (conducted by Johannes Kalitzke), cresc Festival, Frankfurt a. Main
12'

driven (2007)

Fl, Ob, Cl, Tr, Tb, 2 Perc, E-Git, Pno, Vl, Vla, Vlc, Cb
Commissioned by the SWR Stuttgart
Premiered February 2008: Ictus Ensemble (conducted by Georges-Elie Octors), Eclat Festival, Stuttgart
14'

Sextett (2006)

Fl, Cl, Pno, Vl, Vla, Vlc
Premiered June 2006: Zafraan Ensemble (conducted by Stefan Keller), Academy of Music Hanns Eisler, Berlin
13'

Neues Ensemble Stück (2003)

Fl, Ob, Cl, quartertone mandolin, Git, Hp, Perc, Vl, Vla, Vlc, Cb
Premiered September 2003: Nieuw Ensemble Amsterdam (conducted by Ernst van Tiel), Concertgebouw Amsterdam
3'

Vocal Music

Der einsame Tisch (2017)

Voice and Piano
to an anagram by Unica Zürn
commission 'Artist in Residence 2017' by the foundation 'Auslandschweizerplatz', in cooperation with the Schoeck-Festival and supported by the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad
5'

Dunkel ist das WAR (2014)

Soprano, Mezzosoprano, Tenor, Baritone, Bass
Written for the 'Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart', funded by Berlin Senate
Premiered January 22 2015: 'Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart', Ultraschall Festival, Berlin
18'

Chamber Music

Breathe (2016)

Piano, Electric Guitar, Accordion, Live-Electronics
Written for the Ensemble Soyuz21, funded by Pro Helvetia
Premiered June 23 2016: Ensemble Soyuz21, Walcheturm, Zürich
12'

Hammer (2015)

Saxophone (S,T), Percussion, Piano
Written for the Ensemble Werktag, funded by Stadt Zürich
Premiered June 10 2015: Ensemble Werktag, La Voirie, Biel
12'

Schaukel (2015)

Violin, Viola, Piano
Written for the Ensemble neuverBand, funded by Stadt Zürich and Fondation Christiane et Jean Henneberger-Mercier
Premiered March 23 2015: Ensemble NeuverBand, Gare du Nord, Basel
10'

Übersteiger (2011)

Cl, Bn, Perc (Marimba A2-C7, Bongos, Hi-Hat, Roto-Tom 10"), Vla
Commissioned by the Ensemble Intercontemporain
Premiered April 5 2012: Ensemble Intercontemporain (Jérôme Comte, Paul Riveaux, Victor Hanna, Odile Auboin), Centre Pompidou, Paris
14'

Trio für Tabla, Klarinette und Violine(2008/2011)

Cl, Tabla, Vl
Commissioned by the Klangwerkstatt Berlin 2008
Premiered April 2011: Stefan Keller (Tabla) and KNM Berlin (Winfried Rager Clarinet, Ekkehard Windrich Violin), Radialsystem, Berlin
(first version for Tabla, Horn and Clarinet, premiered November 2008, with Percussion instead of Tabla)
8'

Streichquartett (2004)

Vl, Vl, Vla, Vlc
Premiered February 2006: Kairos Quartett, Eclat Festival, Stuttgart
13'

Solo / Solo with live electronics

Phoenix (2017)

Tabla, live electronics (Max/MSP)
funded by a composition grant of the Berlin Senate
Premiered May 15 2017: Stefan Keller (Tabla), Auditorium San Fedele, Milan
13'

Prélude (2010)

Tabla, live electronics (Max/MSP)
Premiered June 2010: Stefan Keller (Tabla), Berlin
6'

Stück für Klavier (2009)

Pno
Commissioned by Simone Keller
Premiered January 2010: Simone Keller (Piano), ICST, Zurich
11'

Stück für Viola solo (2005)

Vla
Commissioned by Margret Holz, 'Experiment Krolloper 2005'
Premiered August 2005: Ulrich Mertin (Viola), Mitte Museum, Berlin
12'

immer da (2004)

Bass clarinet, live electronics (Max/MSP)
Premiered November 2004: Theo Nabicht (Bass clarinet), Klangwerkstatt Berlin
14'

Stück für Oboe solo (2002)

Ob
Premiered Juni 2003: Stefan Keller (Oboe), Berlin
8'
Second version for soprano saxophone: '... für die Flamme begeistert...' (2003)
Premiered September 2003: Rico Gubler (soprano saxophone), Venice

Music Theater

Camille (2006)

Chamber opera: 2 Sopranos, 1 Actress, 1 Baritone/Countertenor, CL, Hr, Hp, Perc, Vla, Vlc, live electronics
Libretto: Reyna Bruns
Premiered April 2006: Tammin Lee (conductor), TPS Berlin
22'

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