(b. 1956, Luxembourg).
Luxembourgish composer of mostly orchestral, chamber and vocal works that have been performed throughout Europe.
Mr. Lenners studied music and musicology with François-Bernard Mâche and Alexander Mullenbach, as well as at the Conservatoire à rayonnement régional de Strasbourg and the Conservatoire de Luxembourg.
Among his honours are a scholarship to stay at the Villa Medici in Rome (1989–91), Premier Prix in the competition Henri Dutilleux (1991), a scholarship to attend the Ferienkurse in Darmstadt (1992), the Irino Prize for chamber music in Tōkyō (1993), and the Prix de Lions in Luxembourg (1997).
He is also active in other positions. He founded the association for electronic music Pyramide and served as artistic director of the festival for contemporary music Rainy Days in 2000.
He has taught analysis, composition and computer music at the Conservatoire de Luxembourg since 1992.
His publisher is Éditions Henry Lemoine.
COMPLETE LIST OF WORKS
Pentagramma, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon, harp, piano, percussion, 2 string orchestras, 1985
Buch der Unruhe, 1997
Unter fremden Sternen, cello, orchestra, 1998
Phaeton, piano, string orchestra, 1999
Dialog I, 2 percussion, 1984
Dialog II, bass trombone, percussion, 1984
Dialog V, clarinet, percussion, 1986 (also version as Dialog V bis, alto saxophone, percussion, 1997)
Melisma, 4 saxophones, 1986
Ex abrupto, flute, piano, 1988
Frammenti Fuggitivi, soprano saxophone, 2 guitars, 1988
Monotaurus, alto saxophone, 1988
Pulsations, 4 percussion, 1989
Zenit, flute, oboe, soprano saxophone, 1990 (also version as Zenit bis, flute, clarinet, violin, 1997)
Durch kühle Nacht..., flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, violin, viola, cello, percussion, 1990
Half-Moon/Fragments, flute, violin, piano, 1990
Hinter den Blitzen, rot, violin, viola, cello, 1991
Pan, flute, 1991
Dialog III, piccolo, glockenspiel, 1992
Amalgama, flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, bassoon, 1993
Euphonia, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 2 violins, viola, cello, 2 pianos, 2 percussion, 1993
Found in a bottle..., clarinet, bassoon, French horn, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass, 1994
Tête-à-Tête, flute, violin, 1994
Alea iacta est, flute, piano, 1995
Albo notando lapillo, flute, piano, 1995
Vol de nuit, flute, clarinet, double bass, piano, percussion/2 percussion, 1995
Ipso facto, flute, piano, 1996
Blau, des Falters Flügel, violin, viola, cello, 1997
Dream Museum, soprano saxophone, violin, piano, percussion, 1997
Das Schweigen der Natur, shakuhachi (bamboo flute from Japan), 13-string koto (zither from Japan), 1997
Octopus, percussion, 1997
Apollo, violin, 1999
Cosmic outlook, clarinet, piano, 1999
Dialog VI, guitar, percussion, 1999
Isola volante, flute, harp, viola, 2000
Pegasus, trumpet, 2000
Mephisto, clarinet, 2001
Rotor, percussion, live electronics, 2001
Lied (text from an anonymous 20th-century source), soprano, piano, 1982
Les Insectes... (text by Lambert Schlechter), soprano, clarinet, guitar, 1984
Brush and Trunks (text by Liliane Welch), soprano, 4 clarinets, 4 percussion, 1986
Songs between Star-light and Earth-night, mezzo-soprano, orchestra, 1988
Klagelied (text by Georg Trakl), soprano, piano, 1995 (also version for soprano, flute, clarinet, double bass, piano, 2 percussion, 1995)
Langue de feu (text by Dante Alighieri), soprano, clarinet, double bass, piano, 2 percussion, 1995
Leni privat, voice, 1995
Gruppenbild mit Dame, soprano, flute, clarinet, double bass, piano, 2 percussion, 1995
Hetaera Esmeralda, soprano, 2 harps, violin, viola, cello, glass harmonica, 2 percussion, 1997
Nachtgesänge 7 Hälfte des Lebens (text by Friedrich Hölderlin), soprano, piano, 1999