«Nice to meet you!»

I'm Christoph Renhart,
a composer living in Graz, Austria.
Working as a senior lecturer.
Giving recitals as a pianist
and organizing concerts.
Into the arts of programming and (web)design.
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List of works

  1. Orchestra
  2. Ensemble
  3. Chamber
  4. Solo
  5. Miscellaneous



My new work «A gnomic inventory» for chamber orchestra is scheduled to be premiered at the Musikverein, Vienna / Brahms-Saal on December 16th by the Wiener Concert Verein. The concert will also feature works by Haydn and Mozart and will be conducted by Claus Peter Flor. The composition is being supported by the SKE.

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Next concerts and events

September 18 • rbb kultur

Catalogue des Arts et Métiers

The German radio station rbb kultur will present my work «Catalogue des Arts et Métiers» on September 18 in their program «Musik der Gegenwart». The work succeeded at this year's International Rostrum Of Composers in Bariloche, Argentina where it was chosen as one of the contest's «selcected works».

Link to the rbb program

Awards and Prizes

Invited composer at the ['tactus] Young Composers Forum in Brussels and Mons in 2019

«Catalogue des Arts et Métiers» named as recommended work at the 66th International Rostrum of Composers in 2019

Musikförderungspreis der Stadt Graz in 2018

Austrian State Scholarship in composition in 2017

Invited composer at the Malta International Spring Orchestra Festival in 2017

Third prize for the orchestra at the Weimarer Frühjahrstage für zeitgenössische Musik 2017

International Nikolaus Fheodoroff-Kompositionspreis 2015 for the songbook «Farben des Mohns»

A prize for the string quartet «Epitaph für Ovid Naso» announced by the Alban Berg Foundation, Jeunesse and the Hugo Wolf Quartet in 2015

Dombrowski-Stiftungspreis in composition 2015 for the work «Farben des Mohns»