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1981-88 Studies with Diether de la Motte, Günter Friedrichs and Frank Michael Beyer, including four years with Hans Werner Henze in Cologne

1986 Invitation to the Tanglewood Summer Music Festival (USA), studies with Oliver Knussen

1987 Bach Prize from the city of Hamburg

1988 Berlin Senate Fellowship for Berlin artists in Turkey

1989 Rolf Liebermann Opera Prize Fellowship

1989-93 Co-organizer of the Cantiere internazionale d’arte in Montepulciano (Italy), head of music school

1990 Berlin Senate Composition Grant

1992/93 Guest of the German Academy Villa Massimo in Rome

1993 Rolf Liebermann Opera Prize for Der Spiegel des großen Kaisers

1996 composition classes and workshops in Genoa, 1997 in Aspen, and 1999 in Montepulciano

1999 Villa Aurora fellowship in Los Angeles

2000 composition classes and workshops in Melbourne and Jakarta

2001 Bavarian Opera Prize for the opera Scherz, Satire, Ironie und tiefere Bedeutung in Halle

2002 Member of the Freie Akademie der Künste, Hamburg

2003 “Composer in Residence” in Mannheim

2004 Invitation of the premiere production of his opera Die drei Rätsel (Halle Opera) to the 8th International Music Theatre Workshop in Munich

2005 “Composer in Residence” in Sapporo

2008/2009 “Composer in Residence” at the Radio Orchestra Cologne

2009-2011 artistic director of the Cantiere Internazionale d’Arte in Montepulciano

2011-2017 house composer of the Concertgebouw Orchestra

2019 Oper!Award and 2020 OPUS Klassik as “Composer of the Year” for his opera Oceane

Since 1987 resident in Berlin.

Detlev Glanert is published by Boosey & Hawkes.

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