Christoph Reiserer was born 1966 in Wasserburg am Inn. He studied
musicology, music education and philosophy in Munich and Berlin and
took private lessons in composition with Stefan Zorzor. A self-taught
saxophonist, he explores contemporary playing-techniques with a
particular interest in improvisation. He has been producing his own
projects since 1998 for example up & down
(2001 at the Deutschen
Museum), so far
(2003 as artist-in-residence at the CCA in Glasgow) and
for the 850th anniversary of the City of Munich. During the
last years his work incorporated more an more video and electronics,
including the sound installation tisch
(2006 in Munich
underground stations) und tunnel ende
(2010 at Klangspuren Schwaz).
Furthermore he composed two chamber operas: Und wenn wir dann soweit
sind, können wir anfangen
(2007) and Die Nacht des Brokers
the Münchener Biennale he realized the concert installation some work
at the Museum Villa Stuck. He has received several grants and prizes,
for instance a 2nd prize at the Leipzig Improvisation Competition in
1997 and the Förderpreis für Musik from the City of Munich in 2009.
Christoph Reiserer lives and works in Munich.