Enno Poppe, conductor (reading-sessions + composition workshop)
Enno Poppe was born in 1969 in Hemer, Germany. He studied conducting and composition in Berlin (a.o. with Friedrich Goldmann and Gösta Neuwirth) and made further studies in sound synthesis and algorithmic composition at the Berlin Technical University and the ZKM Karlsruhe with Heinrich Taube. Educational stays and scholarships led him to Paris in 1996 (Cité Internationale des Arts) as well as Stuttgart (Academy Schloss Solitude) and the Villa Serpentara in Olevano Romano. In 1999 he was also invited to the international composers-seminar Boswil.
Enno Poppe has earned many honours, including grants for composition of the Berlin Senat (1992, 1995, 1998), the MKK (1994) and the Winfried Steinbrenner Foundation (2000), and the Award of the city of Stuttgart for "Knochen" (2001); he also received several prizes (Boris-Blacher-Preis for “Gelöschte Lieder”, Förderpreis der Ernst-von-Siemens-Musikstiftung, Busoni-Preis a.o.). Commissions were given to him amongst others by Ensemble Modern, Klangforum Wien, the German Symphony Orchestra Berlin, the WDR, BR (musica viva) and DeutschlandRadio Berlin, and his works are performed internationally and within festivals such as in Berlin, Munich, Saarbrucken, Vienna, Barcelona, L'viv (Ukraďne) and many others..
Enno Poppe is also active as pianist and conductor. Since 1998 he is a member of ensemble mosaic (being also the artistic director and conductor of the ensemble), which specializes in new music.
Since 2008 Poppe is a member of the Akademie der Künste Berlin, since 2009 of the Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künste and since 2010 of the Bayerische Akademie der Künste.