Jazz CD of the month

The Vienna Chamber Diaries is Jazz CD of the month in the November issue of the german Audio magazine.

New Releases

Trio for Violin, Cello and

Piano, No.1 read more ...


"Berauer’s Piano Trio No. 1 is a skillful, even challenging, piece ... tightly constructed and well ordered, giving it a certain inevitability."


Washington Post, 17.6.2011 



Three Chants for Cello Solo

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Duets for Cimbalon students.

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Upcoming Premiere in Edinburgh:




together with young Sarod master Soumik Datta, I composed new film music for an old Indian Satyajit Ray Movie "Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne". We premiere the piece live to the movie at the opening night of the EDINBURGH MELA FESTIVAL with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.


Link to the Festival


My new CD project, featuring jazz masters Wolfgang Muthspiel, Klaus Gesing and Gwilym Simcock has been released on Material Records.


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AUSTRIAN PREMIERE: Three Movements for Strings

the Symphonieorchester Vorarlberg under Gérard Korsten performed my "Three Movements for Strings" in 4 wonderful concerts for the first time in Austria.

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PREMIERE at Musikverein Wien

on April 15th the Ensemble Kontrapunkte directed by Peter Keuschnig will give the premiere of my new piece for Chamber Orchestra SOLAR FLARES at the Musikverein Wien. more...



I am very happy to announce, that I received the "Staatsstipendium 2013" of the Austrian government. It is a monthly stipend which will allow me to focus on composing for the duration of on year !!!


The Vienna Saxophonic Orchestra released their debut CD "Frameless Pictures" which features my composition Stormy Weather for 12 saxopohones. The CD is released on GRAMOLA For more infos and a preview click here.

2nd Performance of "Echoes of the Miraculous"

The Bruckner Orchestra under Dennis Russell Davies wonderfully played my piece "Echoes of the Miraculous" on Sept. 2nd. Listen to the live recording of the concert:


PREMIERE @ the World Saxophone Congress in Scotland


"Stormy Weather" for 12 Saxophones will be premiered by the Vienna Saxophonic Orchestra, directed by Lars Mlekusch at the World Saxophone Congress in St. Andrews / Scotland.


Berauer performed at the Austrian Cultural Forum, London

From May 8 - 11 I was guest at the Soundings Festival at the ACF London. Three pieces have been played, including a premiere of "Prelude" for Soprano Sax and Piano. A total of six composers have been featured on the 13th edition of this festival, dedicated to presenting young talented composers.

PREMIERE: Brucknerfest Eröffnung 2011

"Echoes of the Miraculous" has been pemiered at the opening ceremony of the Bruckner Festival Linz 2011 by the Bruckner Orchestra under Dennis Russell Davies with great success. The feedback has been overly positive:


"Berauer is not just straining after superficial effects but achieves real depth." OÖN, 12.11.2011


INTERVIEW: Kultur im Gespräch mit Barbara Rett

In the course of the upcoming premier with the Bruckner Orchestra I got invited to Barbara Retts TV program "Kultur im Gespräch" on ORF 3.

PREMIERE: Piano Trio No.1, Musikverein Wien, 16.2.2011

The Eggner Trio will give the first full performance of the composition in the acclaimed Viennese concert hall on February 16th. Further dates for this year are already scheduled, New York and Washington being amongst them.   read more ...

Johannes Berauer wins the 2011 edition of "Scrivere in Jazz" in Sassari/Italy with his composition "Falling"

Johannes Berauer is finalist in the ArtEZ Competition Contest 2010 in Holland with his piece "Poona" for Jazz Orchestra