Much of Swiss composer Katharina Rosenberger’s work manifests in an interdisciplinary context and is bound to confront traditional performance practice in terms of how sound is produced, heard and seen. Her compositions, installations and interdisciplinary operas have been featured at festivals such as the Warschauer Herbst, Musica, Strasbourg, Wittener Tage für Neue Kammermusik, KunstFest-Spielen Herrenhausen, Hannover, Heroines of Sound, Berlin, Lucerne Festival, Tage für Neue Musik, Zürich, ZeitRäume Basel, Festival Archipel, Genf, Festival reMusik, St. Petersburg, Felicja Blumental Festival, Tel Aviv, Shanghai New Music Days, October Contemporary, Hong Kong as well as in many concert series throughout Europe and the United States.
Rosenberger is a recipient of the 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship. In the past, she has been awarded with the Hellman Fellowship, San Francisco, the Sony Scholar Award, and the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung Commission for her composition Gesang an das noch namenlose Land. Her installation work VIVA VOCEand Room Vwon the “Mediaprojects Award” / Sitemapping of the Swiss Federal Agency (OFC), Berne. Her portrait CD TEXTUREN with the Wet Ink Ensemble, released on HatHut Records, has been awarded the prestigious Copland Recording Grant and was selected for the Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik, Bestenliste 4_2012.
Katharina Rosenberger is Professor at the University of California San Diego and teaches composition and sound installation art. She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts from Columbia University, New York, USA.