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Jonah Kümper

Jona Kümper has won various national and international Composition Prizes:

2008 Composition Prize of Neuss

2012 third prize at the international Composition Competition Sofia,

2014 third prize at the Carl-von-Ossietzky-Competition of Oldenburg University

2015 first prize at the Carl-von-Ossietzky-Competition of Oldenburg University

2015 two third prizes at the VocalEspoo International Choral Composition Competition, Finland

2017 second prize at the VocalEspoo International Choral Composition Competition, Finland

2019 "Square dance" was selected to be performed during the Basel Composition Competition

2020 third prize at the Harald Genzmer Competition "Spielmusik", Munich

2020 third prize at theTapiola Choir International Choral Composition Competition

2021 third prize at the Carl-von-Ossietzky-Competition of Oldenburg University

His works were performed in Austria, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Japan, Lithuania, Switzerland and in the USA.

Work list

Selection; last updated at 06/19/2020

action for two pianos eight-handed(2015)   https://www.datenbankneuemusik.de/datenbank/werke/a/action-kuemper-jona.html

Agnus Dei for female or children`s choir (2015) 3rd Prize at Vocal Espoo Composition Competition, Finland 2015

Agnus Dei  for female voice, oboe, viola and piano (2015)

Ave Maria for children`s quoir (2020) new 3rd Prize at Tapiola Choir International Choral Composition Competition,

Finland 2020 video neu https://www.facebook.com/Tapiolankuoro/

Cello Sonata (2019)

Choral Mass „Jesu, meine Freude“ for soprano, oboe, choir and organ (2007) Composition Competition Neuss 2008

Concertino for piano and orchestra (2020) 3rd Prize at the Carl-von-Ossietzky-Competition Oldenburg 2021

Concertino for mixed choir and orchestra (2019), commissioned by Stadtkantorei Bochum new

Dove Jazz Composition with tape (2018)

Divertimento for percussion and strings (2011) 3rd Prize at the International Composition Competition Sofia, Bulgaria

Double Concerto for flute, clarinet and orchestra (2008)

​Three Jazz-arrangements of Mozart`s Zauberflöte (2010)

 

Three Songs without Words for violin and piano (2007/2019)

 

​Feldman Variations for piano (2014)

Five Songs on lyrics by Hans Magnus Enzensberger for bariton and piano (2021)

Five Songs without Words for violin and piano (2008-14/ 2019)

Fifty beautiful Sounds for piano (2012)

Labyrinth for mixed choir (2019) commissioned by IAM

In Paradisum for children`s choir and glockenspiel (2018) 2nd Prize at VocalEspoo Composition Competition, Finland 2018

Kaleidoscope for two pianos (2017)

Night Music for piano and tape (2014)

Piano Quartet (2017)

Piano Trio (2011)

Kyrie in C for mixed choir and organ (2016)

 

listen to the music playing in your head… for Saxophon trio and listener (2013) 3rd Prize at the Carl-von-Ossietzky-Competition Oldenburg 2013

 

Madrigal for flute, basson and piano or viola, violin and piano (2014)

Musica viva for piano (2012) 1st Prize at the Carl-von-Ossietzky-Competition Oldenburg 2014

Notturno for string quartet four-handed (2018)

Pater noster for mixed choir (2015) 3rd Prize Preis at VocalEspoo Composition Competition, Finnland 2015

 

Postcards for various settings (2021) new

Quadras after Fernando Pessoa for bariton und three instruments (2012)

Reconstruction of the Violin Sonata KV Anh. 48 by W. A. Mozart (2019)

Reconstruction of the Allegretto D 900 for piano by F. Schubert (2019)

​Rigoletto Paraphrase for piano (2013)

Roses Chamber opera after an idea by Oscar Wilde (2015)

Sammelsurium for piano four-handed (2018)

Butterfly`s Dance for violin and piano (2016)

Six Pieces for Piano four-eared (2009) video (new) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAeZj5nWjU8

​Seven Songs after Texts by Federico Garcia Lorca for soprano and piano (2007)

Short Story for piano and orchestra (2010)

 

​Square Dance for chamber orchestra (2018) Performed during Basel Composition Competition 2019 video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rE_1hqaR6k4

 

Stabat mater for children`s voice and strings (2009)

String Quartet (2015)

Sweat for piano and ensemble (2016)

The World is round for mixed choir (2018)

 

​Tyla for violin, cello and 2 Loop machines (2019) video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oTKQz133vys

V Jazzcomposition (2003)

VI Jazzcomposition (2004)

VIII Jazzcomposition (2004)

Variations on the name CAGE for piano and prepared listener (2002)

​​Four elemental Etudes for 4 percussionists or percussion ensemble (2011) https://www.datenbankneuemusik.de/datenbank/werke/v/vier-elementare-etueden-kuemper-jona.html

Four Songs after children`s poems from Terezín (2020) video (new): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-HRMueR5v8

Violin Sonata I (2006)

Violin Sonata II „La Follia“ (2007)

Violin Sonata III „Encounters“ (2008)

Violin Sonata IV „Harlequin“ (2009)

Violin Sonata V „Dichterliebe“ (2010)

Violin Sonata VI (2011)

Violin Sonata VII „Loop“ (2014)

Violin Sonata VIII „Six Songs without Words“ (2015)

Violin Sonata IX „per eco“ (2017)

Workshop-Variations for piano (2020) 3rd Prize at the Harald-Genzmer-Competition "Komposition für Spielmusik" München 2020 video new https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIpY3GOvP2U