Hans Joerg Fink
Hans Joerg Fink, contemporary artist and interperter of todays Swiss music scene. Born in Basel. His piano studies began in Bern with Franz Josef Hirt and continued in Basel with Klaus Linder. Diploma and masters diploma both with honors. He continued his studies in Florence with Orazio Frugoni. Participated in various masterclasses, for example with alfred Brendel in London.
Prize winner in various competitions as soloist and chamber music player: Enna, Caltanissetta, Trapani, Winner of the international Max Reger competition in Sondershausen. 1977 Reciever of the "Kunstpreises der Stadt Solothurn".
Performances with the following orchestras as soloist: Sinfonieorchester Basel, Chamber Symphony Basel, Basel Sinfonietta,Philharmonisches Orchester Odessa, Staatsorchester der Krim, Philharmonische Orchester in Donetsk und Dnjepropetrovsk, Zürcher Kammerorchester, Aargauer Symphonieorchester, Orchestra Palazzo Pitti di Firenze, Symphonieorchester Caracas, State chamber orchestra of Kazachstan, Camerata St. Petersburg, Ludus Ensemble, Stadtorchester Solothurn. Under the direction of: Andreas Spörri, Bernhard Wulff, Jürg Wyttenbach, Jan Schultsz, Hobart Earle, Edmund de Stoutz and Jean-Luc Darbelley among others.
As an expereinced and in demand accompanist, he performs regularly with the following artists:
Hans Joerg Fink is regularly invited to accompany international masterclasses from various artist such as: Sachar Bron, Gidon Kremer, Lynn Harrell, Heinrich Schiff, Boris Pergamentschikov, Maria Stader.
Since 1980, Mr. Fink is the oficial acompanist for the Musikhochschule Basel, where he also teaches a chamber music class. Additionally, he has recently taught and given masterclasses in South Korea.
His Repertoire includes most literature for voice, strings, winds and brass.
Well known and talented contemporary composers have written works for HF: Martin Derungs, Simon Caflisch, Peter Escher, Laurent Mettraux, Viktoria Poleva, Sergei Pyljutikov, Frederi Bolli, Julia Schwartz, Valentin Marti.
Radio recordings: Scott Joplin/20 Ragtimes, with the participation of Gerard Wyss (DRS 2), Robert Suter/Sonata, Robert Schumann/Sonata in F sharp minor, Dora Pejacevic/piano concerto, Joh.Seb.Bach/piano concerto with the Chamber Symphony Basel, Lieder and duets with Brigitte Balley and Antoinette Faes, Friedrich Kuhlau/Sonata for flute, works by Schumann, Brahms, Weber and Kelterborn with Fabio di Casola, premiered works for piano written by Julia Schwartz and Frederic Bolli, Gion Antoni Derungs/Trio op. 159 (Avalon) (Radio Rumantsch Chur), Johannes Brahms/Trio op. 114, various pieces for Saxophonand piano with Iwan Roth and Marcus Weiss.
Discography:Piano quintet by Edward Elgar with the Aura-Quartett (Koch Discover International), piano quintet by Ernest Bloch with the Aura-Quartett (Musikszene Schweiz), chamber music works for flute and piano with Wendy Quinlan (Flute @ Paris), chamber music works by Peter Escher (ars musica).
Mr. Fink has performed in the following countries: Switzerland, Austria, France, Italy, Spain, England, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Russia, Ukraine, Japan, South Korea, India, Israel, USA, Venezuela, Kazakhstan.