Universal Edition - Jay Schwartz

Jay Schwartz
*26.06.1965

Future Performances

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29.05.2014, New York (USA)
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31.05.2014, New York (USA)
Music for Chamber Ensemble
06.12.2014, Paris (F)

News

  • Jay Schwartz
    05.02.2014
    World première of Jay Schwartz’ Delta
    World première of Jay Schwartz’ Delta

    Jay Schwartz’ Delta – Music for Orchestra IV will be premiéred at the Eclat 2014.

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  • Jay Schwartz (c) Universal Edition
    06.09.2012
    Jay Schwartz: Music for Voice and Piano
    Jay Schwartz: Music for Voice and Piano
    On 8 September Jay Schwartz’ new work Music for Voice and Piano will be presented in Frankfurt. [...]
  • Jay Schwartz
    25.06.2012
    Jay Schwartz: World première in St. Gallen
    Jay Schwartz: World première in St. Gallen
    Zwielicht, the new work by Jay Schwartz for mixed choir, three trombones and organ, will receive its [...]
  • Jay Schwartz
    13.12.2011
    Schwartz: Music for Three Stringed Instruments
    Schwartz: Music for Three Stringed Instruments
    On 14 December Jay Schwartz' latest string composition Music for Three Stringed Instruments can be h [...]
  • Jay Schwartz
    18.03.2011
    Jay Schwartz: Narcissus & Echo in Madrid
    Jay Schwartz: Narcissus & Echo in Madrid
    On 23 and 25 March Jay Schwartz' chamber opera Narciussus & Echo comes to Madrid in the new producti [...]

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Jay Schwartz

The Composer

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Jay Schwartz was born in San Diego, California in 1965 and studied music at Arizona State University. After completing his degree in 1989 he pursued an advanced degree in musicology at the University of Tübingen, Germany. From 1992 to 1995 he worked as assistant Composer in Residence for incidental music at the Stuttgart State Theater.

Renowned orchestras and ensembles throughout Europe have commissioned and performed his works, including the Berlin Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale RAI (Italian National Orchestra), the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra and Choir, the Radio Symphony Orchestra [...]

About the Music

The world première of Jay Schwartz’ latest work Delta – Music for Orchestra IV takes place on 8 February 2014 at the Theaterhaus Stuttgart. Johannes Kalitzke conducts the RSO Stuttgart.


Jay Schwartz WergoJay Schwartz's Music for Orchestra, Music for Six Voices, Music for 12 Cellos and Music for Five Stringed Instruments are now available on CD on the Wergo label, as part of the Deutscher Musikrat's series “Edition Zeitgenössischer Musik”.

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Jay Schwartz's compositions employ aspects of the physics of sound and utilize tonality in the context of the physics of organic harmony, making use of the overtone spectrum, microtonality, and glissandi in a poetic context with a captivating [...]

10 of 23 Works

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