Adrian Nagel (* 1990)
Studied composition and music theory in Dresden, Basel and Freiburg with Mark Andre, José M. Sánchez-Verdú, Caspar Johannes Walter and Felix Diergarten. He completed further studies with Michel Roth, Franz Martin Olbrisch, Michael Reudenbach and Clemens Gadenstätter. He received additional impetus through master classes with Salvatore Sciarrino, Pierluigi Billone, Brian Ferneyhough and Mathias Spahlinger.
He has received commissions and written works for ensemble recherche (2013), Auditivvokal Dresden / Ensemble Moto Perpetuo, New York (2014), Ensemble Musikfabrik (Emilio Pomàrico, 2016), Ensemble Phoenix, Basel (Jürg Henneberger, 2016), the Black Forest Percussion Group (2017) and Ensemble Proton, Bern (2018).
He won the Karlsruhe Composition Competition 2015, has received scholarships from the Lyra Foundation and the Hirschmann Foundation and was awarded the prize for visual arts by the Stiftung für Fruchtmalerei und Skulptur (Foundation for Fruit Painting and Sculpture) together with Eva Gentner. His music has been performed at concerts in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Spain, Ukraine, South Korea, Mexico and the US, and at festivals such as Zeiträume Basel, Tonlagen Hellerau, Impulsfestival Graz and the Darmstadt Summer Courses.
Instrumental work for harp with transducer (2018), 10'
Sound installation for cement carpet and 8 loudspeakers (2017)
Sound installation for glass panes, transducer (2018)
Instrumental work for accordion, paetzold-recorders and electronics (2018/19), 10'