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Christoph Cech wins Composition Competition "Spheres of a Genius: Honoring Leonard Bernstein"

Congratulations to Christoph Cech!

The Austrian composer and professor for jazz arrangement and composition at the Anton Bruckner Privatuniversität in Linz won the international composition competition "Spheres of a Genius - Honoring Leonard Bernstein" which was created by JAM MUSIC LAB - Private University for Jazz and Popular Music Vienna and ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien - RSO Wien

Listen to the winning piece: "And now the news in different languages":

It was played in the large hall of the Wiener Konzerthaus with the ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna under chief conductor Marin Alsop. The orchestra played brilliantly and Christoph´s piece turned out to be wonderful!


The program was:

Christoph Cech: "And now the news in different languages"

Thomas Adès: "In seven days"

Leonard Bernstein: "Symphonie Nr.3, „Kaddish“

Read the standard Monday, October 11th HERE

Authored on October 13th, 2021