Hannah Eisendle, born in Vienna in 1993, is a composer, conductor and pianist. In 2020 she finished her composition studies (specializing in media composition and applied music) with a master’s degree and got her first diploma in conducting, both at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. In 2018 she graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree in piano studies at the University of Music and Theatre Hamburg. Hannah Eisendle acts as musical assistant at Neue Oper Wien and Oper rund um, as a répétiteur and as musical assistant for the youth opera at Theater an der Wien and as a répétiteur at Kammeroper Wien. As a conductor she is especially interested in performing works from the 20th and 21th century. She studies with Prof. Mark Stringer, gained invaluable insights at a masterclass with Marin Alsop and in discussions with Sir Simon Rattle and Barbara Hannigan. She worked with the Tonkünstler Orchester, the TU Orchestra Vienna, members of the RSO (Radio Symphony Orchestra), a wind ensemble of the Wiener Symphoniker, Zemlinsky Ensemble, Webern Ensemble, Vienna Ensemble, the Pro Arte Orchestra and chorus delicti Vienna. In her works as a composer Hannah Eisendle devotes herself particularly to the conjunction of different artistic means of expression and their mutual transformations. She takes a great interest in the interaction of visual and acoustic aspects, in the perception of time and space, in surprising constellations and in improvisation. Her works (instrumental and vocal pieces, multimedia compositions, experimental films) have been performed in Vienna (Wien Modern Festival), Darmstadt (Darmstädter Ferienkurse), Linz, Graz, Salzburg, Grafenegg, Bratislava, Taipei, Paris, Mexico City and New York, some of them have been published by Doblinger Musikverlag Vienna. In 2021 she received the Austrian federal scholarship for composition. As a conductor as well as a composer she is fond of cooperating with directors, actors, dancers, writers and scientists. As a pianist Hannah Eisendle is especially interested in the performance of contemporary compositions and in the interpretation of the works of proscribed composers. She performs as a soloist, chamber musician, répétiteur and Lied accompanist. International appearances include e.g. the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, the Carnegy Hall and the Austrian Cultural Forum in New York.
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