Prof. Stefan Hussong

Biography

Stefan Hussong was born in Koellerbach an der Saar, Germany, and received scholarships from the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, DAAD, Akademie Schloss Solitude and the Art Foundation of Baden-Wuerttemberg State. In 1987 he received the first prize at the International Gaudeamus Interpreters Competition for contemporary Music. Hussong was awarded the Echo Classic Prize of the German Phonoacademy in the category Best Performer of the Year 1999. That same year his Solo-CD published by DENON with works by John Cage won the Best Record Award of the year.

Hussong has premiered more than 80 works dedicated to him and he has recorded more than 27 CD`s, some of which have won several prizes. Hussong has performed as a soloist with, among others, the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Vienna Philharmonic, Berlin Symphonic Orch., Ensemble Intercontemporain, Ensemble Modern, Klangforum Wien, Rundfunk Symphonieorchester Saarbruecken and Tokyo Shin Nippon Philharmonic Orchestra.

He is professor for Accordion and Chambermusic at the Musikhochschule Würzburg.

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