Classical Concert Pianist
Lukas Loss (born in Basel) studied piano in the 'Hochschule für Musik' (HSM) Basel in the classes of Claudio Martínez Mehner and Anton Kernjak. Further lessons with Jan Schultsz, Ronald Brautigam, Rafael Rosenfeld, Felix Renggli, Ivan Monighetti, Thomas Demenga, Michel Roth, Marc Hantaï and others; in the 'Schola Cantorum Basiliensis' he studied cembalo and basso continuo as a minor with Andrea Scherer. First prize in the 'Schweizerischer Jugendmusikwettbewerb' in Lugano in 2015. Masterclasses among others with Stephen Kovacevich, Ferenc Rados, Heinz Holliger, Oliver Schnyder, Alexander Sitkovetsky, Stefan Arnold and Denes Varjon. ECMA classes with Helmut Lachenmann, Hatto Beyerle, Johannes Meissl, Minna Pensola, Patrick Jüdt and Antonio Meneses. Bachelor with summa cum laude in 2018. In the same year 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' 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 Gesangverein', '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 'Trio Carmine' and the other ensembles he performs recitals in Spain (i.g. Fundacíon Vidal), Germany, Latvia 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', 'Kongresszentrum Rondo' in Pontresina 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. Duo and Trio concerts in Latvia, among others in Radio Klasika 3 and in the famous halls 'Lielais Dzintars' in Liepaja and 'Gors' in Rēzekne. Participation in festivals such as 'En Blanc et Noir' in Lagrasse, France, 'In memoriam Heinrich Schiff' in Montecastelli, Italy, 'Kamermuzikas Festivals' in Saulkrasti, Latvia, 'Beflügelt' and 'Ein Fest für Ludwig' and "Seeds Festival" in Switzerland.
Diploma 'Master Performance' in 2020.
Lukas Loss works as a private piano teacher and has also taught in schools such as 'Sternenfeld' in Birsfelden, Musikschule Kölliken in Aarau, Musikschule Riehen and others.
Board member and PR manager of the Collegium Musicum Basel.
Together with Sherniyaz Mussakhan he organizes the 'Basel Infinity Festival'.
Watch Lukas Loss and Anna Gagane perform in Latvijas Radio Klasika 3 here.
Konzerte und Veranstaltungen
- Thu, Aug 26Basel
- Mon, Feb 08Latvijas Radio
- Sun, Dec 20Feuerthalen, Rhy-Markt