Franziska Fleischanderl


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Franziska Fleischanderl

After her instrumental studies in hackbrett and salterio with Karl-Heinz Schickhaus, Hopkinson Smith, Rudi Lutz, Mike Svoboda, Marcus Weiss und Jürg Henneberger in Linz, Munich and Basel she performs as an interpret for early, contemporary and improvised music. She concentrates on the reperformance of the great body of original works for salterio on original instruments from the 18th century, and on the enlargenment of contemporary sounds and repertoire for hackbrett and its equalent notation.

In early music projects she collaborated with Andrea Marcon and La Cetra Barockorchester, Hiro Kurosaki, Josextu Obregon and La Ritirata. In contemporary music she performed with Capella con Durezza Wien, we spoke: new music company london, studio dan and the max brand ensemble. From 2008-2015 she premiered over 30 new pieces written for her (or arranged by her) by following composers: Dieter Schnebel, Renald Deppe, George Aperghis, Katharina Klement, Balduin Sulzer, Johannes Berauer, Hans Stadlmair, Bertl Mütter, Judith Unterpertinger, Irene Kepl, Rudolf Jungwirth, William Dougherty, Arash Yazdani and Matija Schellander amongst others.

Franziska Fleischanderl performed as soloist and in chamber groups all over Austria and in many countries of Europe as well as in Mexico. She played in festivals and venues like Styriarte, Wiener Festwochen, Darmstädter Ferienkurse für Neue Musik, Donaueschinger Musiktage, Impuls Festival Graz, Wiesbadener Bachwochen, Loisachtaler Musiksommer, Musikverein Wien, Konzerthaus Wien, Konzerthaus Dortmund, Porgy&Bess Wien, Brucknerhaus Linz, Gare du Nord Basel, Orpheum Graz, Posthof Linz, Kabinetttheater Wien. Franziska won different scholarships for her work, amongst them are the STARTstipendium of the Austrian Ministry of Culture (2011) and the Helvetian Federal Scholarship for her studies in Basel (2012-2014). She held a teaching position at the Anton-Bruckner-Universität Linz and created a festival for young dulcimer players in Austria. In 2014 she graduated her studies of contemporary chamber-music at the Hochschule für Musik Basel, and of early music at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. Since 2015 she collaborates with Notenstein Privatbank to realize a perennial research project on the practice of the Italian 18th century salterio.