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Dr. Martin Krähe

Conducting Studies in Hannover and Frankfurt am Main (diploma). Scholarship awarded by the German Exchange Service (DAAD) and student of the Advanced Conducting Class at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London (Advanced Conducting Certificate). Master classes with Aldo Ceccato, Carlo-Maria Giulini, Sergiu Celibidache. 

1988-1992 Doctoral Studies in Music History, British Literature and Linguistics at Heidelberg University, finished with a comparative dissertation on melodical structure in „Alessandro nell‘ Indie“ by Ignaz Holzbauer.

Conductor, director of music schools, musicologist and church organist.

Solo-repetiteur at Izmir State Opera (Turkey), Music Director at Frankfurt Chamber Opera (Kammeroper Frankfurt) with opera productions of Pergolesi, Handel, Haydn, Mozart, Donizetti, Rossini, Stravinsky, Maxwell-Davies among others. Contemporary Music Concerts with such ensembles as ensemble recherche, ensemble phorminx, serenata basel and the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. Concerts, CD- and radio-productions from the Darmstadt International Summer courses for new music. Conductor of first performances by Bowyer, Eggert, Meijering, Steinberg, Quell and Federico Cavallaris opera „La strada della vita“ after Fellini.

Director of Music schools in Oberursel and Weilburg, 2002-2007 vice president of the Hessian division of the German Association of Music schools (VdM).

Yearly productions of Childrens operas and musicals. Weilburg Piano~Competition.

Summer-Opera: 2011 Fairy Queen, 2012 Actéon, 2013 La Serva Padrona


Lecturer for Music history and Musicology since 2002 with special attention to pre-classical and classical music, symphony, music of the 20th century, structural analysis, aesthetics and opera history.

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