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Complete List of Works

in progress: crunch modes 1.0

(2023) for bass flute, clarinet, soprano saxophone, percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin, viola, hyper-prepared cello, double bass (all players doubling sound objects) and live electronics

world premiere: 2023 tba


(2022/23) concept album with 10 tracks based on recordings of improvised music

Ole Elo Hübner: concept, development, recording, production, etc.

Ole Elo Hübner: Korg MS-20 mini, electric guitar, violin, clarinet, trombone, accordion, field recording

58 minutes

release: May 2023 on Bandcamp

Yes! Yes! Yes! Die Fernsehshow
Chortheater um Masse, Macht und Mich

(2022/23) theory opera by Ole Hübner (concept, composition), Ferdinand Vicončaij (concept, texts), Sebastian Hanusa (concept, dramaturgy) and Johannes Schropp (choreography), featuring music by Hans-Joachim Hespos; with AuditivVokal Dresden (Olaf Katzer, director), Europa Chor Akademie Görlitz (Jan Hoffmann, director), Der Jugendchor Heidenau (Max Röber, director), Nikolas Stäudte (showmaster), Luise Neuhaus-Wartenberg (expert for politics), Maja Dshemuchadse (expert for psychology), Friedrich Hausen (expert for philosophy), Dirk Baecker (expert for sociology) and Martin Maria Krüger (expert for music & society)

120 minutes

world premiere: May 6, 2023, HELLERAU – Europäisches Zentrum der Künste Dresden


(2022) music theatre for very young audience by Ayako Okubo (concept & performance), Kapitolina Tcvetkova (scenography & self-built instruments) and Ole Hübner (composition & sound dramaturgy)

30 minutes

world premiere: Spring 2023, Espace Django, Strasbourg

Masse und Bewegung 6 »KANON«

(2022) for solo group (organ, percussion, double bass) and chamber orchestra (1-1-1-sax-0, 0-2-0-0, 2 pno, 2-2-2-0-0) in two groups

9 minutes

world premiere: November 12, 2022, Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media; students and alumni of the Institute for the Early Advancement of the Musically Highly Gifted (IFF); Julian Becker (solo organ)


New piece for trombone


8 minutes

world premiere: Summer/Fall 2022 tba, Mikael Rudolfsson



(2022) for Bohlen-Pierce metallophone, marimba, vibraphone, objects and amplification

8 minutes

world premiere: Summer/Fall 2022 tba, Max Gaertner


Ja, ich bin da im Shantychor!

Ein Abend für Shantychor mit Shantychor über Shantychor
(2021/22) performative concert scenes for shanty choir
30 minutes
world premiere: September 17/18, 2022, Schwankhalle Bremen, Neustädter Shanty-Chor Bremen (Coco Joura, conductor)


(2022) interactive hybrid space installation by the paranormal φeer group (Jakob Boeckh & Maria & Ole Hübner) & φriends feat. Nathalie Schatz
10-60 minutes (individual length of stay)
world premiere: April 7, 2022, SPARK Festival Cologne


(2021) for six voices (s/s/mez/t/bar/b)
9 minutes

Trauma und Zwischenraum 3

(2021) for accordion, percussion/objects and electric guitar/synthesizer

18 minutes

world premiere: October 3, 2021, Sacrum Profanum Festival Kraków, Ensemble Kompopolex

Loss of Signal (of course I still love you)
(2020/21) interactive sound/space based performative installation for/with performer, instruments, synthesizers, sound objects, audio/video electronics and audience by
the paranormal φeer group (Jakob Boeckh & Maria Huber & Ole Hübner) in collaboration with Amélie Haller, Julia Mihály, Lydia Schmidl and Miguel Ángel García Martín

60 minutes
world premiere: August 27, 2021, MS Stubnitz Hamburg

Supported by the Fonds Darstellende Künste with funding of the Federal Government Commissioner of Culture and Media and by the Claussen-Simon-Stiftung

Geht dann gleich los

(2021) interactive space/sound installation by Antonia Krull, Claudine Walter and Ole Hübner

5-20 minutes (individual length of stay)

world premiere: July 24, 2021, HELLERAU – Europäisches Zentrum der Künste Dresden

Fairytales Of Economic Growth

(2021) short opera / dance theater for dancer/performer, alto, tenor, violin, cello, harp and percussion by Mathilda du Tillieul McNicol, Jay Yule and Ole Hübner

15 minutes

world premiere: June 27, 2021, Opéra Comédie / Opéra Orchestre National Montpellier

Befriending Ghosts – Digital Hauntings
(2020/21) interactive online installation/performance by the paranormal φeer group (Jakob Boeckh & Maria Huber & Ole Hübner) with a cameo appearance of Armen Avanessian and live performances by Neo Hülcker & Buraq Ertuerk

30-90 minutes (individual length of stay)
world premiere: May 3, 2021, Volksbühne Berlin digital


Trauma und Zwischenraum 2
(2021) for string quartet with preparations and additional sound objects
15 minutes
world premiere: May 26, 2021, Dresden College of Music, Arditti Quartet

Gestalt und Zersetzung 3
(2021) for bass tuba and audio playback
using a nightmare machine improvisation by Jakob Boeckh
6 minutes

Gestalt und Zersetzung 2
(2020/21) for alto flute and viola
7 minutes

Gestalt und Zersetzung 1
(2020/21) for accordion
9 minutes

world premiere: December 22, 2022, Ehrbar-Saal Vienna, Elisabeth Müller

Masse und Bewegung 5 »QUARTETT«
(2020) for chamber orchestra (2-2-2-1, 3-2-0-1, 3 perc, 1 hp, 4-0-4-3-2) in four groups
11 minutes

world premiere: January 14, 2022, Dresden College of Music, Orchestra of the Dresden College of Music (Xincao Zhang, Katharina Dickopf, Tim Fluch, Filip Urban, conductors)

Trauma und Zwischenraum 1
(2020) for recorders (sopranino, tenor, prepared tenor, contrabass paetzold), flutes (piccolo, alto, bass), prepared harp and prepared harpsichord (all amplified)
12 minutes
world premiere: October 28, 2021, CROSSROADS Festival, Mozarteum University Salzburg, Airborne Extended

(2020) music theater and performative installation for three performers, piano/harpsichord/celesta and percussion by Elli Neubert, Hannah Mey, Johanna Winkler, Constanze Negwer, Jakob Boeckh and Ole Hübner
60 minutes
world premiere: October 12, 2020, Hamburg University of Music and Drama

Staying Broken
(2020) sound-based lecture performance by the paranormal φeer group (Jakob Boeckh & Maria Huber & Ole Hübner) and Neo Hülcker
15 minutes
world premiere: September 28, 2020, Festival für immaterialle Kunst, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Neo Hülcker
Commissioned by Festival für immaterialle Kunst


#1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6 pizza nicht unter der woche and burning paper planes
(2020–, work in progress)

song cycle based on texts by Raphael Jacobs for solo voice and piano (#1-#6) and six-part vocal ensemble (burning paper planes)

Masse und Bewegung 4
(2020) for eight players with sound objects
12 minutes

world premiere: September 21, 2021, Dampfzentrale Bern, Ensemble Proton Bern

Commissioned by Ensemble Proton Bern

Masse und Bewegung 3
(2019-20) for clarinet (doubling bass/contrabass clarinet), saxophone, bassoon (doubling contraforte), trumpet, trombone, percussion, piano, harp, accordion, violin, viola, double bass and solo conductor
25 minutes
world premiere: August 18, 2021, impuls Festival, Helmut List Halle Graz, Klangforum Wien (Bas Wiegers, conductor)
Commissioned by impuls Festival Graz

Masse und Bewegung 2
(2017-20) for large orchestra (3-3-3-3, 4-3-3-1, 1 hrp, 1 timp, 3 perc, 1 pno, 10-10-10-8-6)
11 minutes

(2018-21) music theater for voice artist, small ensemble, sound objects and self-built instrument by Ole Hübner, Kapitolina Tcvetkova and Jürgen Genuit
60 minutes
world premiere: June 11, 2021, Espace K Strasbourg, Frauke Aulbert & HANATSUmiroir
Aide à l’écriture d’une œuvre musicale originale du Ministère de la Culture

opera, opera, opera! revenants and revolutions
(2017-20) opera for countertenor, children’s soprano, tenor, bass, children’s choir, mixed choir, orchestra, audio playback and live electronics by Ole Hübner (composition), Thomas Köck (libretto), Jakob Boeckh and Maria Huber (co-conception)
2:30 hours
world premiere: cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, production partners are still being searched
Commissioned by the Federal State Capital of Munich for the Münchener Biennale 2020

Ødipus REC.
(2018-20) music theater for countertenor, actor, child actor and small ensemble by The Navidsons in collaboration with Lisa Danulat, Michael Taylor, Thomas Douglas, Frederic Schultze and Ensemble Lemniscate
70 minutes
world premiere: January 18, 2020, Gare du Nord Basel

Masse und Bewegung 1
(2018/19) for piccolo (doubling bass flute), oboe, clarinet, bassoon (doubling contraforte), french horn, trumpet, trombone, percussion, piano (doubling melodica, kalimba), two violins, viola, cello and double bass (all players with additional sound objects, wind instruments with additional mouthpieces)
18 minutes
world premiere: June 8, 2019, Gare du Nord Basel, Ensemble Phœnix Basel

Revolutions Per Minute
(2018/19) object and music theater by Ole Hübner, Leander Ripchinsky and Niels Wehr in collaboration with Sarah Heemann and Julia Mihály
60 minutes
world premiere: January 11, 2019, Gallus Theater Frankfurt am Main

вепрь и рыба | Boar and Fish
(2018) short opera in Russian for three voices and small ensemble by Ole Hübner, Kira Malinia and Kapitolina Tcvetkova
15 minutes
world premiere: December 8, 2018, Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theater, interACTive Vocal Ensemble / GAMEnsemble

Kammersymphonie Nr. 1 | Chamber Symphony No. 1
(2018) for alto flute (doubling objects), contrabass clarinet (doubling clarinet, additional clarinet mouthpiece and objects), percussion, piano, electric organ (Korg BX3), violin and cello (with preparation and scordatura)
11 minutes
world premiere: December 8, 2018, CROSSROADS Festival, Mozarteum University Salzburg, NAMES Ensemble
revised (2020) as Masse und Bewegung 0

for alto flute (doubling objects), bass clarinet (doubling clarinet, additional clarinet mouthpiece and objects), percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin and cello (with preparation and scordatura)
13 minutes

»Postkrachohrennachklangstille« (S. 1493)
(2017/18) for “percussion organ” (1 player), live electronics (1 player) and noise makers (3-5 players), by Ole Hübner & Jakob Boeckh
18 minutes
world premiere: June 21, 2018, Cologne University of Music and Dance


Future Perfect Club
(2017) theater performance by Ole Hübner, David Guy Kono, Saskia Rudat, Laura Strack, Wiebke Strombeck, Jascha Sommer and Klaas Werner
world premiere: December 15, 2017, Ringlokschuppen Mülheim an der Ruhr

Orpheus Moments
(2017) music theater for four performers, for singers, small ensemble and audio playback by Friederike Blum, Jakob Boeckh, Ole Hübner and Tassilo Tesche
30 minuten
world premiere: October 6, 2017, La Biennale di Venezia, Teatro Piccolo Arsenale Venice


ørfeus 2.0 letzte szene
(2017) for tenor, period instruments, audio playback and live electronics
10 minutes
world premiere: September 15, 2017, Hochschule Düsseldorf

Drei Menschen, im Hintergrund Hochhäuser und Palmen und links das Meer
(2016/17, rev. 2018)
for large ensemble (1-1-2-1, 1-1-1-0, pno, keyb, 2 perc, 2-1-2-1), four live speakers, audio playback and live electronics
27 minutes
world premiere: November 26, 2017, HR-Sendesaal Frankfurt am Main, Ensemble Modern
Awarded the 63rd Composition Prize of the Federal State Capital of Stuttgart 2018

la désolation
(2017) for brass quintet
2 minutes
world premiere: August 20, 2017, Musik 21 Festival, Sprengel Museum Hanover, Ensemble Schwerpunkt
Commissioned by Musik 21 Niedersachsen

la sabotage
(2017) for piano, electric organ and live electronics
1 minute

world premiere: February 24, 2018, online video production, NAMES Ensemble


Pewnego dnia wszystko to zmieści się w mniejszej torebce | One Day It Will All Fit In A Smaller Purse

(2017) radio play by Małgorzata Wdowik (director), Tamara Antonijevic (text) and Ole Hübner (composition & audio arrangement)

37 minutes

world premiere: March 19, 2017, Radio Polskie 3
Coproduction of Radio Polskie 3 and Instytut Teatralny im. Zbigniewa Raszewskiego

Mehrfachbelichtete Melodramen
(2016/17) for beatboxing voice artist, electronics and video
14 minutes
world premiere: June 13, 2017, Unerhörte Musik, BKA-Theater Berlin
Commissioned by the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg

Lied mit Chor: »Nachtigall mit Melodei«
(2016/17, rev. 2018) for voice artist, clarinet (doubling bass clarinet, AKAI EWI, vocal effects), piano, percussion, electric zither, cello, audio playback and live-electronic, by Ole Hübner (concept & composition) and Charlotte Bösling (concept & video)
19 minutes
world premiere: September 1, 2017, BIG DATA Weekend, Resonanzraum Hamburg, Decoder Ensemble
Commissioned by Decoder Ensemble, funded by the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung

(2016) for two pianos
10 minutes
world premiere: July 13, 2016, HaTeiva Hall Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tzlil Meudcan Festival

The Navidson Records
(2015/16) music theater for two tenors, women’s choir, recorder, oboe, piano, electric guitar, harp, percussion, cello, audio playback and live electronics by
The Navidsons (Maxine Devaud, Ole Hübner, Kristian Hverring, Cyrill Lim, Kati Linek, Rosalba Quindici, Benedikt Schiefer, Tassilo Tesche, Till Wyler von Ballmoos)
Containing five individual pieces of music by Ole Hübner:

  • music for j. t. #1: 29/05/2016 for electric guitar, cello, harp, piano, virtual piano and live electronics, 12 minutes

    • music for j. t. #1a: concerto grosso, arrangement of #1 for flute, clarinet, piano, electric guitar, viola, cello, double bass, virtual piano and live electronics

  • music for j. t. #2: footnote for tenor, percussion, audio playback and live electronics, 13 minutes

  • music for j. t. #3: passacaglia for two tenors and electric guitar, 12 minutes

  • music for j. t. #4: hollywood, 31/10/1998 for women’s choir, recorder, cello and percussion, 10 minutes

  • music for j. t. #5: appendix for oboe, two virtual oboes, audio playback and live electronics, 13 minutes

    • music for j. t. #5b: secret snares, arrangement for saxophone, trombone, accordion and audio playback

total duration of The Navidson Records: 6:00 hours
world premiere: May 29, 2016, Lothringer13 Halle Munich, Münchener Biennale 2016
Commissioned by the Federal State Capital of Munich for the Münchener Biennale 2016

this place
(2015) for bass flute and audio/video playback
9 minutes
world premiere: December 1, 2015, Cologne University of Music and Dance

Die Irrfahrten des Odysseus
(2015) music for the theater play by Harriet Maria Meining & Peter Meining for saxophone, keyboard, improv electric guitar, improv percussion, improv double bass, voice artist and live electronics

90 minutes
world premiere: October 2, 2015, Deutsche Oper Berlin
Commissioned by Deutsche Oper Berlin

study with virtual instruments
(2015) for flute (doubling piccolo, bass flute), violin, piano, virtual drum kit, virtual hammond organ and electronics
15 minutes
world premiere: October 18, 2015, Kraków Academy of Music, electronic ID

(2015) for double bass, light sources, audio/video playback and live video
60 minutes
world premiere: June 17, 2015, Theater Oberhausen, Alexander Dawo


der offizielle
(2014) for performer with percussion instruments, joystick, webcam, low-fidelity gadgets, light sources and audio/video live electronics
19 minutes
world premiere: December 9, 2014, Cologne University of Music and Dance, Dirk Rothbrust


der sinn und das aussehen | the meaning and the appearance
(2014) one-person music theater for soprano with percussion instruments, objects, live electronics, light sources and audio/video playback by Ole Hübner (composition) & Rick Reuther (texts)
35 minutes
world premiere (excerpts): May 8, 2015, SPOR Festival Aarhus
world premiere (complete): December 20, 2015, Kunsthaus Rhenania Cologne

and, well, with all this, i thought i was in the wrong place
(2012/2014) for accordion, piano and audio playback
4 minutes
world premiere: January 24, 2015, LOFT Cologne


relaxed retro rock spots
(2011/2014) for clarinet, cello and piano
9 minutes
world premiere: November 28, 2014, Sammlung Falckenberg Hamburg, Trio Cath

Hübner’s Listening Center
(2014) performance by Paul Hübner & Ole Hübner with brass instruments, audio electronics and video
50 minutes
world premiere: September 13, 2014, Cologne

Keine graue Box
(2014) performance with movement and audio electronics by Silvia Ehnis Pérez Duarte, Flore Alice Garabiol, Philine Herrlein, Valérie Kommer and Ole Hübner
5:00 hours
world premiere: August 23, 2014, Tanzhaus NRW, Dusseldorf

Gaming Without Money
(2014) interactive performance by Valérie Kommer & Ole Hübner
15 minutes
world premiere: May 15, 2014, Cologne

sky’s the sky’s the limit
(2014) for six percussionists
19 minutes
world premiere: July 19, 2014, Neuenkirchen/Lüneburg Heath
Commissioned by Musik 21 Niedersachsen

f*** trance f*** trance
(2013/14) for eight saxophones
12 minutes
world premiere: June 25, 2014, St. Maria im Kapitol, Cologne
Commissioned by Romanischer Sommer Köln

oftentimes your eyes mesmerize
(2013) for violin and accordion with cassette players
8 minutes
world premiere: June 23, 2014, Cologne University of Music and Dance

3 neue love-popsongs
(2012) for four singers (soprano, alto, tenor, bass), keyboard/melodica, piano and cassette player
12 minutes
world premiere: October 17, 2013, Trossingen College of Music

(2012) music theater for 4 sopranos, 3 mezzo-sopranos, orchestra and audio playback
30 minutes
world premiere: July 5, 2013, Theater Aachen

(2011) for soprano (with toy piano and in-mouth loudspeaker), contrabass clarinet (doubling melodica) and audio playback
world premiere: February 4, 2012, Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media

todtahbeiten, ferklumpn & multiplietzieren
(2011) for nine instruments

bigband jazz oder: wegen überfüllung der ladenkasse machen wir betriebsferien
(2011) for trombone

und die deren beiden erste tragisch beschatteten sätze eine thematische verwandtschaft
(2011) for piano with thunder sheet
world premiere: January 18, 2021, Cologne University of Music and Dance

catalogue d’extraterrestres desespérées
(2011) for a masked percussionist
world premiere: October 9, 2011, Hanover

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