Curriculum Vitae

Patrick Hahn

Patrick Hahn
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Conductor, composer and pianist Patrick Hahn was born in 1995 in Graz, Austria and is already an award winning artist both at home and abroad having received recognition for his compositions and performances in New York, Chicago, La Crosse, Salzburg and Vienna.

 

As a conductor, Patrick has worked with orchestras as well as opera houses including the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, Munich Radio Orchestra, Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne, Dresden Philharmonic, NDR Radiophilharmonie, Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, Tonkünstler Orchestra Niederösterreich, Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Camerata Salzburg, Lucerne Symphony, Israel Chamber Orchestra, Camerata Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Orquestra Simfònica de les Illes Balears, Württemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn, recreation - Grosses Orchestra Graz, Opéra de Rouen Normandie, Bavarian State Opera Munich, Hamburg State Opera, Hungarian State Opera Budapest as well as Tyrol Festival Erl.

 

As a pianist, he performed with the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg or as Lied accompanist in the Vienna Musikverein, during the season 2017/18 he was also solo-repetiteur at the Hamburg State Opera. In 2019 he worked with Kirill Petrenko on a new production of Salome at the Bavarian State Opera.

 

Next to his studies in piano and conducting at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz, he was invited to master classes with Kurt Masur, Bernard Haitink, and as a Conducting Fellow to the Aspen Music Festival and the Tanglewood Music Center.

 

Patrick’s first composition was an opera, Die Frittatensuppe, which he premiered in 2008. In 2013 he was awarded the 2nd prize from 170 submissions worldwide for his composition Ameraustrica at the 2013 Penfield Music Commission Project Contest (New York, USA). As a composer and arranger he has published music with Tierolff Muziekcentrale (Roosendaal, The Netherlands) as well as Helbling (Innsbruck, Austria).

 

Aside from his work in classical music, Patrick has a keen interest in both cabaret-songs, by the Austrian satirist and composer Georg Kreisler, as well as in jazz music, having received awards as a pianist at jazz festivals such as Chicago, and the ‘Outstanding Soloist Award’ from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse as the best jazz pianist of the 37th Annual Jazz Festival.

 

Patrick received his vocal training and musical experience from a young age in various opera houses throughout Austria. He studied piano with Maria Zgubic and orchestral conducting with Martin Sieghart, Wolfgang Bozic and Johannes Prinz at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Austria.

 

Patrick Hahn is represented worldwide by HarrisonParrott Ltd.