Classical Concert Pianist
Lukas Loss (born 1997 in Basel) finished his Bachelor (2018, with summa cum laude ) in piano in the 'Hochschule für Musik' (HSM) Basel in the classes of Claudio Martínez Mehner and Anton Kernjak. Further lessons with Jan Schultsz, Rafael Rosenfeld, Felix Renggli, Ivan Monighetti, Thomas Demenga, Michel Roth, Marc Hantaï and others; in the 'Schola Cantorum Basiliensis' he studies cembalo and basso continuo as a minor with Andrea Scherer. First prize in the 'Schweizerischer Jugendmusikwettbewerb' in Lugano in 2015. Masterclasses among others with Ferenc Rados, Heinz Holliger and Oliver Schnyder. In 2018 he performed as a soloist with the 'Symphonieorchester Basel' and the 'Akademisches Orchester Basel' under the batons of the maestri Christoph Gedschold and Iwan Wassilevski R. Strauss' Burleske and F. Chopin's Piano concerto Nr. 1 in Basel venues such as 'Musical Theater', Martinskirche, Pauluskirche and others. With the Brassensemble of the Music academy he played G. Gershwin's 'Rhapsody in Blue' in the 'Stadtcasino Basel' aswell as in the 'Dorfkirche Riehen'. He works as a répétiteur and vice conductor in many renowned choirs, such as the 'Choir of the University of Basel'; he also conducts his own choir (Alumni KKB). From 2016 to 2018 he was the vice conductor and répétiteur of the famous 'Knabenkantorei Basel' (KKB). Masterclasses in choral conducting among others with Eriks Esenvalds. Further engagements with the 'Basler Madrigalisten', 'Männerstimmen Basel', 'Studienchor Leimental' and other choirs as well as with singers such as Hanno Müller-Brachmann, Nathalie Mittelbach, Michael Feyfar, Robert Koller and more. With his 'Basel Piano Trio' and the 'Trio Casu' he performs recitals in Spain (i.g. Fundacíon Vidal), Germany and Switzerland. Lukas Loss participates in competitions all over Europe and regularly plays solo recitals in places such as 'Swiss Foundation for Young Musicians', 'Museum Kleines Klingental', Heiliggeistkirche Basel (concert series for organ and piano music), 'Kulturraum H95', 'Grande Société Berne', 'Pianolounge Aarau' and others. In December 2019 he performed together with the singer Arion Rudari F. Schubert's 'Winterreise' in the 'Casino Bern'. In February 2020 he performed and recorded in the 'Elisabethenkirche Basel' J.S.Bach's Goldberg Variations. Duo recitals in Portugal. Participation in festivals such as 'En Blanc et Noir' and 'Seeds Festival' in France and Switzerland.
Lukas Loss works as a private piano teacher and has also taught in schools such as 'Sternenfeld' in Birsfelden, Musikschule Kölliken in Aarau and others.
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