In 1999 Jörg Widmann was presented the Belmont-Preis für zeitgenössische Musik of the Forberg-Schneider-Stiftung for his achievements in composition. In 2002 he received the Schneider-Schott-Musikpreis and the Paul-Hindemith-Preis and in 2003 Jörg Widmann was awarded one of the renowned prices by the Ernst von Siemens Stifung.
Etude III für Violine solo
Freie Stücke für Ensemble
Fieberphantasie für Klavier, Streichquartett und Klarinette
In its renowned Contemporary Music Edition the German Music Council set itself the task of creating a basic listening library of contemporary composition in Germany. The edition is distinguished by the high quality of the performances and of the accompanying texts. It includes recordings by renowned interpreters and ensembles, often under the direction of the composer; the carefully edited booklets present the composers and musicologists in analyses of the works and in aesthetic commentaries. For more information on the composers within the Contemporary Music Edition (including biographies, lists of works and audio samples), please click here.