Francesco Hoch


Francesco Hoch was born in Lugano and studied for his diploma in composition under Franco Donatoni and singing under Ada Jesi at the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory in Milan, where he also studied conducting under Franco Caracciolo, Mario Gusella and electronic music under Angelo Paccagnini. He attended courses in composition in Darmstadt with Karlheinz Stockhausen and Gyorgy Ligeti and in Padua with Sylvano Bussotti and Domenico Guaccero. He has composed since 1968. He now teaches and writes about contemporary music on a freelance basis. He is a founder member of 'OGGImusica', an association for contemporary music based in Lugano. He lives and teaches music in the canton of Tessin.
He has won the following prizes:
1975 - Primo Premio 'Angelicum', Milano
1976 - Prize 'Pro Arte', Bern
1991 - Prize of the Anniversary foundation of the UBS bank
1995/96 - Prize 'Kammersprechchor Zürich' and EPTA-ESTA
Francesco Hoch has composed around eighty works for orchestra, voice, choir, for the stage and with electronic, they are published by 'EDIZIONI SUVINI ZERBONI' in Milan.

Francesco Hoch
Campo dei Fiori 9
CH-6942 Savosa
Fon: +41 (0)91 966 02 20
Fax: +41 (0)91 966 02 20



Il mattino dopo (1986)
for orchestra (
Order No: 1907, sFr. 42.00
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Francesco Hoch
Francesco Hoch:
(Ensemble MIXT MEDIA Basel)
Agli spettatori
(Piccoli Cantori della Turrita; Eros Beltraminelli)
Transparenza per nuovi elementi
(Gruppa Musica Insieme di Cremona; Giorgio Bernasconi)
Riflessioni sulla natura di alcuni vocaboli
(Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne; Armin Jordan)
Figura esposta
(Radio-Sinfonieorchester Basel; Marc Andreae)

Grammont CTS-P 9-2
SME/EMS Order Nr.: 30
Price CHF: 30.-

Alfred Schweizer: Orchesterstück Nr. 3
Alfons Karl Zwicker: Monochromes Blau
Alfons Karl Zwicker: Choral und Landschaft
Francesco Hoch: Il Mattino dopo
(Symphonisches Orchester Zürich; Daniel Schweizer)

classic 2000 C 2/6
SME/EMS Order Nr.: 9
Price CHF: 30.-

Further Discs:
CD EDI-PAN Roma PAN PRC S 20-45: Sans jeu
CD EX-LIBRIS EL 16 95: Agli spettatori

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