Composition Seminar – Clement Power

Passionately committed to new music, Clement Power has directed the first performance of dozens of works over the past decade, closely collaborating with composers as various as Pierre Boulez, Jonathan Harvey, Tristan Murail, Benedict Mason, Georg Friedrich Haas, Julian Anderson, and Olga Neuwirth, as well as many of the outstanding composers of his own generation.

He has conducted some of the world’s leading orchestras and new-music ensembles, including the LPO, Münchener Kammerorchester, the Philharmonia, BBC SSO, Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra, NHK Symphony Orchestra, hr-Sinfonieorchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, Ensemble Intercontemporain, Klangforum Wien, Ensemble Modern, Ensemble MusikFabrik, Ensemble Contrechamps, Avanti! Chamber Orchestra (Finland), and the BCMG. He has conducted at festivals including Lucerne Festival, Wien Modern, Warsaw Autumn, Salzburg Diagonale, Steirische Herbst (Graz), Darmstadt International Summer Festival, Acht Brücken (Cologne), Sacrum Profanum (Krakow), and the IRCAM Agora (Paris). His discography includes CDs for col legno and KAIROS Records, including the world premiere of the opera Hypermusic Prologue by Hèctor Parra with Ensemble Intercontemporain, and portrait discs of Marko Nikodijevic (with MusikFabrik) and Agata Zubel (with Klangforum Wien).