21.09.2020
The strangest thing writing down these thoughts you are about to read, seems to be the fact, that nearly every aspect in the process of creating the musical adventure that is The Midnight Giant, now seems to be like coming from another epoch,… or rather: another dimension in time & space. But, I shall start from the beginning. In early February I just had finished my studies at the conservatory in Mannheim, Germany and was in a time of transition between student- and working-life, as I...

29.03.2020
A short recap of my time at the BANFF centre for arts & creativity in Canada and a new recording of the music I created during my residency there.

02.02.2020
New live-recording of the piece "Wiegenlied einer unglücklichen Mutter" (Brahms/Dieterle) by Junger Kammerchor Rhein-Neckar (Mathias Rickert).

01.12.2019
New live-recording of the piece "Nevermind" by Junger Kammerchor Rhein-Neckar (Mathias Rickert).

24.10.2019
Release of the new CD "Bunterkunt" recorded by the faboulous Duo Pianoworte in collaboration with Mädchenchor Hannover (conducted by Andreas Felber) and Edition Kaleidos.

05.09.2019
Informations on the Songs of Darkness project for choir and live-electronics (including a trailer) and the Crowdfunding for it.

18.07.2019
After performing the 30-minute-lenght installation [ˈʃprɛçn] for choir a cappella I decided to compose a much shorter version based on the same materials to be used in regular concert performances. The resulting piece is a rather easy but effective improvisation, which can be learned in just a few rehearsals.

18.03.2019
The past few weeks I have been busy working on a rather special project together with Arno Krokenberger from the Nationaltheater in Mannheim. Together we created a choral installation for an unusual performance space. The installation will be performed on March 30 (15.00 and 16.30) in the tower of the Alte Feuerwache in Mannheim, where the singers will be spread out through all the floors, resulting in a spatial experience where the listeners will have a hard time telling where all the sounds...

10.10.2018
My piece Die Rehlein beten zur Nacht for women's choir a cappella (SSAA) got awarded a "Sonderpreis" at the Valentin E. Becker composer's competition 2018 and will be performed @Kursaal, Bad Brückenau on 26 May 2019. In total six pieces got awarded from more than 180 submitted works and I'm very much looking forward to the ceremonial concert with all the other composers and their pieces in 2019. If you speak german you may find an article on the competition here...

13.06.2018
On July 3rd SWR 2 will broadcast a live-recording of my transcription of Franz Wüllner's cantata Die Tonkunst for symphony orchestra, soloists (SAT) and mixed choir (SATB), performed by Philharmonie Baden-Baden and Hochschulchor der Musikhochschule Mannheim, conducted by Harald Jers @CityKirche Konkordien, Mannheim. Futher informations may be found here...

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Dominik Johannes Dieterle