Tuesday 27 May 2014

ASL 2014: Stefan Hintersteininger

Stefan Hintersteininger is a Vancouver-based cellist, composer and arranger, equally at home in many different styles of music including classical repertoire, new music, improvisation, and much more. Stefan is a founding member of Vancouver-based improvising and new music sextet, Ethos Collective. He has also been a regular member of Erato Ensemble since 2007, and has composed and arranged many works for the group. Most recently, this included a new set of songs, 'Love Cycle', premiered to great acclaim by soprano Catherine Laub and pianist Rita Attrot, as well as two other new works, 'The Death Of Queen Jane' and 'I Adore You.' Stefan participated in the VSO’s Jean Coulthard Readings in April, 2014, with an orchestral transcription of his piece 'Bunny’s Day Off' (originally premiered by the Colin MacDonald Pocket Orchestra).