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Bollschweiler Hugo

(25. 10. 1970)

Bollschweiler Hugo
Bollschweiler Hugo
Waffenplatzstr. 71
CH-8002 Zürich
Schweiz

Tel: +41 (0)44 202 54 22
Mobile: +41 (0)76 370 10 25
Fax: +41 (0)44 202 54 22
Internet: www.hugobollschweiler.ch

Biography
A native of Switzerland, Hugo Bollschweiler began violin and viola studies at age ten. He received his training at the Université de Fribourg, the Conservatoire de Fribourg, the Musikhochschule Basel (B.M., M.M.), the Peabody Institute of Music (GPD) and the Zurich Musikhochschule where he earned his soloist diploma with the highest distinction. His teachers have included Roberto Diaz, Victoria Chiang, Michel Rouilly and Christoph Schiller.
He has performed and taught at the Mostly Mozart, Lucerne, Davos, Les Arcs, Kuhmo, Montreux, Norse and Yellow Barn festivals and, as an orchestral musician, has played in principal positions with the Swiss National Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Zurich Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre de Chambre de Fribourg, the Swiss Youth Chamber Orchestra, the Peabody Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre Phiharmonique Suisse, the Orchestre de Chambre de Neuchâtel, Capriccio Basel and the Orchestra "La Passione". He is also a member of the Camerata Zürich and the Orchestra "La Scintilla" of Zurich Opera.
Hugo Bollschweiler has been performing as a member of the Duo GOYA! (www.allegretto.ch/goya), the Lyonel String Trio, the ensemble "momentum" and touring the U.S. as guest artist with the Colorado and Coolidge String Quartets. Additionally, he has been playing, touring and recording with the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, the Zurich Opera House Orchestra, the Basel Chamber Orchestra and the Freiburger Barockorchester. He is also the co-founder of the prizewinning period instrument ensemble "Capriccio Basel".
Hugo Bollschweiler is a first prize winner in the 2001 "Koeckert Viola Competition", the "VALIANT Competition 2000" and the 1993 International Chamber Music Festival Austria, recipient of the 1997 "Olga von Hartz Owens Memorial Prize in strings" from the Peabody Institute, two Peabody Merit Scholarships, four Yellow Barn Music School & Festival scholarships and the 1998 Zurich Tonhalle Scholarship. He was a featured guest performer at BargeMusic, New York, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the University of Vermont Lane Series, the Kennedy Center and the Corcoran Art Gallery in Washington D.C.
Hugo Bollschweiler has collaborated with artists such as Donald Weilerstein, Marc Johnson, Bonnie Hampton, Maria Lambros, Nicholas Mann, Curtis Macomber, Rhonda Rider, Toby Appel, Kurt Widmer and ensembles such as the Peabody Trio, the Azmari String Quartet, the Basler Streichquartett and the Sarastro Quartet. He has also given the world premiere of works for solo viola by renowned Swiss composers Rolf Urs Ringger and Bettina Skrzypczak. Hugo Bollschweiler has appeared as soloist with the Swiss Chamber Orchestra, the Winterthur Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre de Chambre de Neuchâtel, the Swiss National Youth Symphony Orchestra, Capriccio Basel, the Peabody Ensemble, the Zurich Conservatory Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra 65 and the Orchesterverein Zürich.
His compositions for orchestra, strings and woodwinds are featured on the label Vde-Gallo.
Hugo Bollschweiler plays on a viola made by Santino Lavazza in Milan in 1722.


Work list
Fantasie (1988)
for four violins
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
3 Intermezzi (1988)
for four violins
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Elegie (1988)
for three violins
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Kleine Suite (1988)
for two violins and two violoncelli
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
4 Miniaturen (1988)
for five violins
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Trauermusik (1989)
for two violins, two violas and violoncello
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Hymne (1989)
for violin, viola, clarinet and chamber choir
Texts: Hugo Bollschweiler
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
drei sonette (1989)
for six violins
Duration: 11' 00"
Manuscript
Konzertrondo (1990)
for viola and strings
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
satyricon (1990)
for string quartet
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
sieben epigramme (1991)
for piano solo
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
drei madrigale (1991)
for viola and bassoon
Duration: 9' 00"
Manuscript
solosuite no. 1 (1991)
for viola
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
weisser turm (solosuite no. 2) (1991)
solosuite no. 2
for viola
Duration: 9' 00"
Manuscript
zwei stücke (1992)
for piano solo
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
Contrepoints concertants (1992)
for string orchestra
Duration: 20' 00"
Lausanne-Musique
VDE-Gallo
rue de l'Ale 31
case postale 945
CH-1000 Lausanne 9
Suisse
Tel. +41 (0)21 312 11 54
Fax +41 (0)21 312 11 34
distribution@vdegallo.ch
www.vdegallo.ch
"ferner frühling, von nahe" (1994)
for oboe solo
Duration: 5' 00"
Manuscript
ave stanzen (1995)
for oboe d'amore and viola
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Lidom II (1998)
for string trio
Duration: 14' 00"
Manuscript
Repertory
Daniel Hess: 2. Sonate (2nd sonata) for viola and piano
Ensembles