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Frehner Hans-Peter

(15. 06. 1953)

Frehner Hans-Peter
Frehner Hans-Peter
Gutstrasse 89
CH-8055 Zürich
Schweiz

Tel: +41 (0)44 463 04 82
Mobile: +41 (0)79 207 55 92
Internet: www.ensemble.ch

Biography
Frehner received his musical vaccination in the early 60s (Beatles/ Rolling-Stones) before "further training" under the influence of Frank Zappa, Miles Davis and Stockhausen's "Gesang der Jünglinge" etc.
1969 – 1973 FEAM training, and simultaneously until 1975: Intensive rock music lifestyle followed by classical training under Alexandre Magnin and André Jaunet at the conservatory in Zurich (majors: flute, directing, audio technology and chamber music).
1980 Graduates as a teacher
1982 Graduates as a professional musician; Hegar Award
1980/81/83 Award of the City of Zurich's presidential department
1991 Canton Apenzell AH's award for culture
Since 1975 International concert appearances as a soloist and chamber musician in Europe and North America
1980 – 1988 Orchestral flautist in Germany and Switzerland. Various multimedia productions (including Swiss-Orkney Conflux with the group Wind 1988 or with the Gil Evans Big-Band and Miles Davies in Montreux 1991, etc.)
Since 1985 Founder and artistic director of "ensemble für neue musik zürich" and "dieSZENEzürich" (www.ensemble.ch) with more than 300 world premieres of works by composers from over 30 countries and performances at festivals/concerts in Japan, China, Australia, Central Asia and Europe. Numerous CD productions (www.hathut.com), many radio recordings for DRS2, Radio Kiew, Radio Odessa, Hongkong RTHK, BR, WDR etc., and collaborations in an artistic context with www.realityhacking.com
With "dieSZENEzürich": Numerous operas and musical theatre productions (Theaterhaus Gessnerallee, Theater Basel, Schauspielhaus Zürich etc.)
Since 1974 Self-taught compositional works: "As a flautist and the artistic director of "ensemble für neue musik zürich", I have learned from all those performances of works with which I have been involved and the many number of collaborations with numerous composers from many countries. I am influenced by all genres of good popular and classical music."
H.P.Frehner lives in Zurich and is an instrumental teacher at the cantonal schools of Küsnacht and MNG-Rämibühl Zürich.


Work list
4 Bagatellen (1975-1985/90)
for Otto Luening
for solo flute
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
churz, schnätz (1992)
for solo flute
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Ensemblétude Nr. 1 (1992-1993)
for flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, and violoncello
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Ensemblétude Nr. 2 (1993-1994)
for flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, and violoncello
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
aiR (1996)
for solo flute
Duration: 3' 30"
Manuscript
Foula III (1999)
for bass flute, violin, violoncello and mezzo-soprano
Duration: 60' 00"
Manuscript
Waldvögelein I (2002)
for mixed choir
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Engelchen (1995-2004)
for two improvising voices, flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, violoncello and video
Texts: Isaak Babel
Duration: 60' 00"
Manuscript
Waldvögelein II (2004-2006)
for flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, and violoncello
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Tifig I / Tifig II (2005-2006)
Concept
for strings
Duration: 6' 00"-15' 00"
Manuscript
"white, uni, sonor" (2006)
for flute, clarinet, violin and piano
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Waldvögelein III (2004-2007)
for ensemble (fl, cl, perc, pf, vn, vc)
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Grosser Kanon (2007)
for 2 voices and ensemble (fl.cl.asx/egtr.keyboard.ondesmartenot/vn.vc.db)
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Songs &Melodies (2007)
for 2 voices and ensemble (fl.cl.bsx.ssx.asx/egtr.vib.keyboard.ondesmartenot/perc/vn.vc.db)
Duration: 75' 00"
Manuscript
4 Variations (2007)
for ensemble (fl, cl, perc, pf, vn, vc)
Duration: 20' 00"
Manuscript
Splash 1/2/3 (1986-1992/08)
for soprano sax, baritone sax, piano, double bass, drumset
Duration: 9' 00"
Manuscript
Symmetrie 3 (1992-2008)
for piano
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Lines (2009)
Sextet N°3
for flute, clarinet, percussion, piano, violin and violoncello
Duration: 15' 00"
Manuscript
birken gewirk (2009)
for vocal quartet (SATB)
Texts: Lea Gottheil
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Ein Gedicht "geknickt an mauern" (2009)
for mixed choir and alto sax
Texts: Luise Boege
Duration: 14' 00"
Manuscript
Beyond Black &White (2010)
for ensemble (picc[=fl].cl[=cbcl].ssx.tsx/e-gtr.perc.turntables.electronics.Rhodes piano/vn.vc.db[=voice]
Duration: 63' 00"
Manuscript
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