The documentary about Hilma af Klint, the misjudged and ignored artist, will be screened in theaters throughout Germany and the US from March 5th.
During the famous international music festival “Kissing Sommer” in Bad Kissingen, Germany, Damian Scholl’s Orfeo Reflections premiered on the 6th of July 2019.
Orfeo Reflections have been performed by Lena Belkina (Mezzosoprano), Lucie Delhaye (Harp/Electronics), musicians of the Bayerische Kammerorchester Bad Brückenau, conducted by Andrea Sanguineti.
Impressions of the rehearsals:
The Documentary is now available on DVD and streaming platforms.
“…bristles with the excitement of discovery…It refreshes the eyes and the mind.” (A.O.Scott, NY Times)
“One of the best aspects of the documentary is the beautiful and stirring score by Damian Scholl.” (Fiona Underhill, Moviejawn)
Beyond the Visible – Hilma af Klint is Critics’ Pick of the NY Times
The first abstract artist was a woman – Hilma af Klint. Misjudged and ignored for more than a century, she is now shaking the art world with her mind-expanding oeuvre.
I was very honoured to be part of the Jury at Film Festival Max Ophüls Preis 2020. Together with my fellow Jury members editor Joana Scrinzi and director Sigrun Köhler we had the difficult task to award two prizes – “Best Documentary” and “Best Music in a Documentary”.
With Daniel Sponsel (DOK.fest München), Damian Scholl, Alexander Kukelka, Antonia Goldhammer, Nicole Vögele, Barbara Schulte (Versicherungskammer Kulturstiftung), Frizz Lauterbach.
I feel very honoured to be nominated at this prestigious french film festival that focuses on music in films. Listen to my music for the magical film Rå by Sophia Bösch on my film music page.
Ulrich Reuter and myself did the music for this artful documentary about Joseph Beuys. We are very honoured to be nominated for Best Score – as the first documentary in this category.
Listen to the tracks on the film music page
TV premiere: 04.05.2019, ARTE, RBB, SWR, ARD-alpha, RTBF, YLE, CT, Canal 33
For this mind-blowing project I was part of a team of four to compose music that describes the hopes and fears of Europe’s young generation. Find more info about the project and listen to my music on my film music page.
Ghostbird for clarinet, violin and piano was selected by mdi ensemble’s call for scores for their concert program „Sound of Wander“ (concert: 29.11.2019 in Milan). It is one of the five pieces that were chosen out of 72 works.