Lukas Loss

Classical Concert Pianist
Choral Conductor

Music Teacher

Short Biography

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 'Basler Gesangverein' under Facundo Agudin and the 'Choir of the University of Basel' under Olga Pavlu; 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.


Upcoming Events

  • Konzert Mimiko Elisabethenkirche
    Wed, Jan 27
    Jan 27, 12:30 PM
    Elisabethenkirche, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    Program TBA
  • Konzert Heiliggeistkirche
    Sun, Jan 31
    Jan 31, 5:00 PM
    Heiliggeistkirche, 4053 Basel, Switzerland
    Boulez, Douze Notations Ravel, Gaspard de la Nuit
  • Trio Casu in 'Museum Kleines Klingental'
    Wed, Mar 03
    Museum Kleines Klingental
    Mar 03, 7:30 PM
    Museum Kleines Klingental, Unterer Rheinweg 26, 4058 Basel, Switzerland
    Music by Beat Furrer, Hans Huber and Jannik Giger Exact time TBA
  • Solo recital: 'Feierabenkonzert' bei 'Musik Meister'
    Fri, Apr 23
    Musik Meister
    Apr 23, 7:00 PM
    Musik Meister , Steigstrasse 78, 8200 Schaffhausen, Switzerland
    Program TBA
  • Liedduo mit Felix Gygli
    Time is TBD
    Swiss Foundation for Young Musicians
    Time is TBD
    Swiss Foundation for Young Musicians, Spalenvorstadt 25, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    Beethoven: An die ferne Geliebte und weitere Zyklen
  • Solo recital
    Sun, Dec 20
    Feuerthalen, Rhy-Markt
    Dec 20, 2020, 2:00 PM
    Feuerthalen, Rhy-Markt, Feuerthalen, Switzerland
    Progam TBA
  • Trio Casu im Thurgau
    Sat, Dec 12
    Kreuzlingen/Im 'Karussell'
    Dec 12, 2020, 5:00 PM
    Kreuzlingen/Im 'Karussell', Kreuzlingen, Switzerland
    Program TBA
  • Ravel, Gaspard de la Nuit
    Thu, Nov 26
    Swiss foundation for young musicians
    Nov 26, 2020, 12:30 PM
    Swiss foundation for young musicians, Spalenvorstadt 25, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
  • Recital 'Pianolounge Aarau'
    Wed, Nov 11
    Pianolounge Aarau
    Nov 11, 2020, 7:30 PM
    Pianolounge Aarau, Schönenwerderstrasse 42, 5000 Aarau, Switzerland
    Program and exact time TBA
  • Recital in Kulturraum H95
    Fri, Oct 30
    Kulturraum H95
    Oct 30, 2020, 8:30 PM
    Kulturraum H95, Horburgstrasse, Basel, Switzerland
    Schumann, Fantasy op. 17 Ravel, Gaspard de la Nuit
  • Beethoven Festival
    Sun, Oct 11
    Swiss foundation for young musicians
    Oct 11, 2020, 7:00 PM – Oct 18, 2020, 11:00 PM
    Swiss foundation for young musicians, Spalenvorstadt 25, Basel, Switzerland
    All the Beethoven Sonatas in one week
  • Seeds Festival/Piano Quartett
    Mon, Aug 10
    Lothringerstrasse 165
    Aug 10, 2020, 7:00 PM – Aug 16, 2020, 11:00 PM
    Lothringerstrasse 165, Lothringerstrasse, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Chamber music festival. Program TBA
  • POSTPONED TO SUMMER 2021 | Recital in the festival 'En Blanc et Noir'
    Wed, Jul 08
    En Blanc et Noir
    Jul 08, 2020, 12:00 PM
    En Blanc et Noir, 11220 Lagrasse, France
    Poulenc, Napoli Beethoven, sonata nr. 4 Schumann, Fantasy op. 17 Ravel, Gaspard de la Nuit


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4054 Basel


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