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Second trip to Asia with the Kairos Quartet:

Nov. 11 to Nov. 23, 2019

Guangzhou (China) to teach and perform at the Xinghai Conservatory of Music

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia): SoundBridge Festival, two concerts and a workshop

This trip is supported and co-financed by the Goethe Institut (Munich) and its branch in Kuala Lumpur



Starting in October 2019:

I will be a new adjunct member of the

faculty of the Sound Studies program for future sound artistis at the

University of the Arts in Berlin (Germany):


My public habilitation lecture is scheduled:

Tuesday, June 25, 2019


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University of Salzburg, Austria

Auf der Suche nach einer zeitgemäßen Kultur der „alten Musik“.

„Originaltöne“ des 18. Jahrhunderts in der aktuellen Mainstream-Klassik

Presentation at the University of Cambridge, Faculty of Music (UK):

Study Day of the RMA on May 23, 2019

The Classical Musician in the 21st Century

My talk there will be about my research on the contemporary music ensemble Klangforum Wien, founded in 1985, based on extensive interviews with ensemble members in 2015/16:

Becoming Klangforum. An Inside Perspective

More info:


Trip to Shanghai (China) to teach at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music

Oct. 28 to Nov. 3, 2018



New Music for String Quartet: Composition, Aesthetics, and Performance

Workshops for composition students and a performance with the Kairos Quartet (Ferneyhough, Georg F. Haas, Kurtág, Xenakis)

+ my lecture for students in music theory and music anlysis:

Projected Resonance: Tonal Dimensions of Microtonal Composition in Music by Georg Friedrich Haas

Hören ohne Sehen  Eine Grenzerfahrung
Workshop  at the contemporary music festival Dialoge in Salzburg (Austria) on Dec. 2nd, 2016, 9:30 to 13 o'clock
Marco Döttlinger, composer
Guides of the society for visually disabled and blind Salzburg