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• One of the most successful composers of German-language operas for young audiences, with a musical language rich in images and sounds
• studied school music, violin, jazz and popular music, film music and sound design, finally composition with Ulrich Leyendecker in Mannheim
• conducted various choirs, at the Schauspielhaus Bochum and the Ruhrtriennale
• won 1st prize in the 1st International Composition Competition Cologne in 2005 forThe Opera Ship or At the South Pole, you think it’s hot, based on a text by Elke Heidenreich; numerous other operas followed, for most of which the composer wrote the libretto himself
• multi-award-winning audio book production of The Orchestra gets dressed with the Gürzenich Orchestra under Markus Stenz
• “honourable mention” at Hilary Hahn’s 2012 International Encore Composition Competition for Nutcracker’s Nightmare for violin and piano; 2017 nominated for the German Music Authors’ Prize in the category of music theatre
• 2019 World premiere of von The Song of the Magic Island at the Salzburg Festival

Works by Marius Felix Lange include:
The Snow Queen (2016) Family opera in two acts
The Canterville Ghost (2013) Opera
Snow White (2011) Opera for children and adults
Three Love Songs (1991) for soprano and string sextet

Works by Marius Felix Lange are published by Boosey & Hawkes / Sikorski.

Looking Ahead: Austrian premiere chamber opera Krieg. Imagine if he were here at the Graz Opera House (23 Oct)

"It is an essential challenge and necessity to develop a personal, harmonic language that is clear, not interchangeable and compelling in its effect on the listener." — Marius Felix Lange

Please also visit Marius Felix Lange’s website at
mariuslange.de

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