Jim Igor Kallenberg

Author & editor

Jim Igor Kallenberg is a research associate in the musicology departement at Frankfurt University. He works on a PhD thesis on Richard Wagner's Gesamtkunstwerk and the post-war avant-garde around the Darmstadt Summer Courses under the supervision of Magdalena Zorn. He was a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University with Lydia Goehr (Philosophy Dept.) in Fall term 2023–4. Previously, he was an artistic-research associate in the ARS:art-research-sound group at Gutenberg University / Mainz University of Music. He also works as a dramaturge, critic and publicist in the field of contemporary music and music theater. He is dramaturg of the Viennese music theater company Errortheater, was dramaturg at Wien Modern and in productions at Musiktheatertage Wien, Transart Bozen, Tzlil Meudcan Tel Aviv, Oper Frankfurt, Heidelberger Frühling, Gessnerallee Zürich, Impuls Festival Graz. He has lectured internationally at the universities of Basel, Prague and Jerusalem. As a freelance journalist, he has worked for Deutschlandfunk Kultur, hr2-kultur, WDR3, FAZ-Rhein-Main and various contemporary music publications (nmz, NZfM, MusikTexte, etc.). Since 2015 he has been working in conception and editing at Wolke Verlag. He is co-editor of partisan notes and issue editor for the Columbia Libraries Journal openwork. Education, scholarships and awards include the study of philosophy and musicology in Frankfurt am Main and Vienna, scholarship of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, scholarship "Akademie Musiktheater heute" of the Deutsche Bank Foundation, Richard Wagner Scholarship Foundation, residencies at the Spatial Sound Institute Budapest and Villa Abegg of the Heidelberger Frühling and Künstlerdorf Schöppingen. He attended courses and workshops at the Donaueschingen Days for New Music, the Darmstadt Summer Courses for New Music and the Heidelberger Frühling and Prize Forum of Young Authors (MusikTexte, 2017).

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