Rilling, Lydia (Jury Kranichstein Music Prize)

Lydia Rilling is a musicologist and music journalist specializing in contemporary music and music theatre. Since 2016 she has been Artistic Director of the rainy days festival and Chief Dramaturg at Philharmonie Luxembourg. As a writer, journalist and moderator she has worked for institutions including Südwestrundfunk (SWR) and Berliner Festspiele. She studied Musicology and Comparative Literature in Berlin, Paris and St. Louis, was a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University in New York City and taught musicology at Universität Potsdam from 2011 to 2016.


Lydia Rilling, Foto: Lisa Burke

Lydia Rilling is a musicologist and music journalist specializing in contemporary music and music theatre. Since 2016 she has been Artistic Director of the rainy days festival and Chief Dramaturg at Philharmonie Luxembourg. As a writer, journalist and moderator she has worked for institutions including Südwestrundfunk (SWR) and Berliner Festspiele. She studied Musicology and Comparative Literature in Berlin, Paris and St. Louis, was a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University in New York City and taught musicology at Universität Potsdam from 2011 to 2016.

Lydia Rilling, Foto: Lisa Burke