Bernd Richard Deutsch b.15 May 1977, Mödling

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1993-1995 Studied composition at the Josef Matthias Hauer Conservatory in Wiener Neustadt

1995-2001 Studied composition at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna (harmony and counterpoint with Dietmar Schermann) Studies in composition with Erich Urbanner, electro-acoustical composition with Dieter Kaufmann

1996 Participation in the Prague-Vienna-Budapest International Summer Academy (composition with Ivana Loudova)

1999 Participation in the 7th International Academy for New Composition and Audio Art (scholarship from ”Avantgarde Schwaz 1999”); (composition with Boguslaw Schaeffer, computer music with Marek Cholonieweski)

2000 Participation in the International Bartók Seminar Szombathely (Manuel Hidalgo)

2011 Participation in the Composer-Conductor-Workshop with HK Gruber and the Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich at the Music-Festival Grafenegg

2013 Composer in residence in Druskininkai/Lithuania (DAR, Druskininkai Artists’ Residence)

2017 Portrait concert by Philharmonia Orchestra London

2018ff. new works commissioned by RSO & Klangforum Vienna, hr-Sinfonieorchester and Basel Sinfonietta

Bernd Richard Deutsch resides in Vienna. Since 2014, he is published by Boosey & Hawkes

Prizes (selection):
Paul Lowin Prize for orchestral composition (2015); Hindemith Prize (2014); Erste Bank-Composition Award (2013); Prize in the Toru Takemitsu Composition Award (2011); Austrian State Composers' Scholarship (2010); Supportive Award for Music of the City of Vienna (2009); Supportive Award for Music of the Republic of Austria (2003); Ernst Krenek Prize of the City of Vienna (2002); "Honorable Mention" in the 4th International Composition Competition "Ladislav Kubik" (no prize awarded) (2002); Theodor Körner Prize (1997, 2011); 2nd Prize in the “Hannover Biennale of New Music” competition for composition (1997); 2nd Prize in the Ernst Vogel Compostition Competition (1995); Province of Lower Austria Recognition Prize (1994, 2002)

Commissions:
Wien Modern, ECLAT Stuttgart, Klangspuren Schwaz, Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien, ORF, musikprotokoll im steirischen herbst, Staatstheater Stuttgart and Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, among others