Margarete Sorg-Rose
Contemporary COMPOSER
Orchestral works/symphonic
Main topic:
Ancient Greek world literature

Publications, editing activities:

  • Volker David Kirchner, Erinys (Threnos in two parts based on The Oresteia by Aeschylus / opera), programme booklet for Wuppertaler Bühnen, season 1989/90, No. 31 

  • Volker David Kirchner‘s Symphony "Totentanz" and Requiem "Messa di Pace", supplementary booklet for the CD with the same title (Schott/WERGO), Mainz 1991, available at



  • Euripides in contemporary music theatre - "Die Bassariden"by Hans Werner Henze (based on the tragedy "The Bacchae" by Euripides), lecture, 2003

  • Diverse CD booklet texts (classical music)

  • KONTRAPUNKT (on the current professional situation of female artists working in the fields of visual arts, applied arts, literature, performing arts and music 1992; documentation marking the 50 anniversary of the death of Ida Dehmel, 448 pages), co-editor with her own contributions, Mainz/Wiesbaden 1992, ISBN / ISSN: 0934-2435 (contents: http://swbplus.bsz-bw.de/bsz034136746inh.pdf )

Further information on the event / topic: http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/dehmel-ida (Jewish Women's Archive)

  • Diverse literary publications (lyrical poetry and prose), partially published (Jan Thorbecke Verlag, Sigmaringen; BRÜN Verlag, Rüsselsheim and others) and translated into English.

  • Ut omnes unum sint or We need bridges and not walls, An anthology of political writings (online), 2012 / 2019

  • Since 2012:

Musicological doctoral research project on: Hans Werner Henze and the reception of antiquity