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Fritz Hauser


Fritz Hauser during rehearsals with Musarc, LCMF 2019. Photo: Yiannis Katsaris

Fritz Hauser develops solo programmes for drum-set and percussion, which he performs worldwide. Interdisciplinary work with the architect Boa Baumann, the lighting designer Brigitte Dubach, the director Barbara Frey and the choreographer Kinsun Chan a.o. Compositions for percussion ensembles and soloists, chamber orchestra, choir. Sound installations (including Therme Vals, Architekturmuseum Basel, Castel Burio Italy, Kunsthaus Zug, Fondation van Gogh in Arles, University of Zurich). Radio plays, music for films and readings. In the field of percussion, Hauser plays and works with percussion soloists and ensembles all over the world. Numerous CDs as soloist and with various ensembles. In summer 2018 Fritz Hauser was Composer-in-Residence at the Lucerne Festival. Fritz Hauser is the 2012 Culture Prize winner of the City of Basel and the 1996 Music Basel-Landschaft Culture Prize winner.