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 Münchner Philharmoniker, Luzerner Sinfonieorchester, Hamburger Symphoniker, Israel Chamber Orchestra,
Orquestra Simfònica de les Illes Balears, Bayerische Staatsoper München, Staatsoper Hamburg, Hungarian State Opera Budapest as well as Tiroler Festspiele Erl.
Future seasons will see him making debuts with Dresdner Philharmonie, NDR Radiophilharmonie, Tonkünstler Orchester Niederösterreich, Gürzenich-Orchester Köln, Klangforum Wien, recreation – grosses Orchester Graz, Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn, Opéra de Rouen Normandie on tour in France and Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa on tour in Japan. Return visits include Luzerner Sinfonieorchester, Bayerische Staatsoper and Tiroler Festspiele Erl.
He was a Conducting Fellow at both the 2016 Aspen Music Festival as well as the Tanglewood Music Center 2017.
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. For the season 2017/18, he was appointed solo-repetiteur at the Hamburg State Opera.
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. He has also taken part in masterclasses with Kurt Masur and Bernard Haitink.
He gave his debut as a conductor at the Hungarian State Opera Budapest in September 2014 at a gala concert, sharing the stage with Ferruccio Furlanetto, Anja Kampe, Piotr Beczała and Andrea Rost.
Patrick Hahn is represented worldwide by HarrisonParrott Ltd.