• Moritz Eggert’s music combines humour, playful virtuosity, lightness and seriousness
• His compositions have a relaxed, unencumbered relationship to tradition, his style combines the witty with the entertaining
• Early piano studies and from 1975 training at Dr. Hoch’s conservatory in Frankfurt am Main
• Piano studies at the Frankfurt Musikhochschule with Leonard Hokanson
• From 1986 composition studies with Wilhelm Killmayer at the Munich Musikhochschule
• Co-founder of the Munich festival “A*Devantgarde”
• For Eggert, art is, by definition, a means of overcoming ideological or stylistic boundaries
• President of the Deutschen Komponistenverband (German Composers’ Association) since 2020.
Works by Moritz Eggert include:
Hämmerklavier Hammer Piano cycle for solo piano (2001)
Freax Opera in two acts (2007)
Muzak for voice and orchestra (2016)
Works by Moritz Eggert composed after 2020 are published by Ricordi.
Visit the website of Moritz Eggert at www.moritzeggert.de
"The most interesting music for me is that which has to do with our lives and the circumstances of our lives and that does not get lost in our head space alone." Moritz Eggert