Gordon Kampe

Gordon Kampe (born 10 September 1976) is a German composer.[1] He has twice won the Kompositionspreis der Landeshauptstadt Stuttgart, a composition prize awarded by the city of Stuttgart.[2][1]

Gordon Kampe
Born10 September 1976
NationalityGerman
OccupationComposer
Known forContemporary music
Websitegordonkampe.de

Career

[3][4]

Gordon Kampe is notably interested in the opera. Since 2009 he has written a number of commissioned works, among other for the Stuttgart State Opera (Zivilcourage. Musik für einen Platz, world premiere 2009),[5][6] the Oldenburg State Theatre (ANOIA, world premiere 2012)[7][8] and the Deutsche Oper Berlin (Kannst du pfeifen, Johanna, world premiere 2013).[9][10] The world premiere of PLÄTZE. DÄCHER. LEUTE. WEGE. Musiktheater für ein utopisches Bielefeld took place at Bielefeld Opera in 2015.[11]

Gordon Kampe lives and works in Essen (Germany).

Discography

  • Gordon Kampe: HAL / High Noon: Moskitos / Ripley-Musik V / Qs Nachtstück / Picard / Gassenhauermaschinensuite WERGO 2011 (WER 6581 2)
  • “Nischenmusik mit Klopfgeistern”, Decoder Ensemble für Aktuelle Musik, Ahornfelder 2015 (AH27)
  • “Falsche Lieder”, Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart: Drama, col legno 2014 (WWE 1CD 20413)
  • “heavy metal”, Beatrix Wagner - Spiegelungen, Edition Zeitklang (ez 44046)
  • “zu drei Stücken entzwei”, Magic Flute Remixed, GENUIN 2006 (GEN 86078)

References

  1. 56. Kompositionspreis 2011. (in German). Landeshauptstadt Stuttgart. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  2. 52. Kompositionspreis 2007 (in German). Landeshauptstadt Stuttgart. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  3. Cité internationale des arts in Paris Scholarship, for German artists, information by kulturpreise.de (in German). Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  4. List of all scholars at Künstlerhof Schreyahn since 1981. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  5. Heißenbüttel, Dietrich. 2009. “Zu sich selbst und zu den anderen finden. Die Zeitoper ‘Zivilcourage’ von Gordon Kampe und Marcelo Cardoso Gama” (Review), Neue Zeitschrift für Musik (NZfM) 05/2009, p. 81
  6. Opera and oratorio database at Stanford University Libraries. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  7. Opera and oratorio database at Stanford University Libraries. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  8. “Die Welt in Stücke zerschlagen”, Review of ANOIA by Andreas Schweiberer at NWZ Online (in German). Retrieved 10 February 2016.
  9. Opera and oratorio database at Stanford University Libraries. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  10. “Bernstein meets Lachenmann”, Review of Kannst du pfeifen, Johanna by Peter P. Pachl at nmz online (in German). Retrieved 10 February 2016.
  11. “Ohne Powerpoint” Review of PLÄTZE. DÄCHER. LEUTE. WEGE by Andreas Falentin at Die Deutsche Bühne (in German). Retrieved 10 February 2016.

Further reading

  • Drees, Stefan. 2008. “Gordon Kampe”, Komponisten der Gegenwart (KDG), edited by H.-W. Heister, W.-W. 37. Nachlieferung, Sparrer, München: edition text + kritik, ISBN 978-3-86916-361-1
  • Neuner, Florian. 2010. “‘Informationen aus dem Gamma-Quadranten’. Die musikalischen Parallelwelten des Gordon Kampe”, MusikTexte 125, p. 5-9
  • Kampe, Gordon. 2012. Topoi - Gesten - Atmosphären. Märchenopern im 20. Jahrhundert, Saarbrücken: Pfau, ISBN 978-3-89727-446-4
  • Kampe, Gordon. 2015. (with Ivan Bazak, Katharina Ortmann) Plätze. Dächer. Leute. Wege. Die Stadt als utopische Bühne, Bielefeld: transcript, ISBN 978-3-8376-3197-5
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