live at Mulhouse Festival 2003   Photo: Manfred Rinderspacher

  John Wolf Brennan


 

  piano, prepared piano, melodica

Born in Dublin/Ireland. Studied piano and musicology in Fribourg, Lucerne and Dublin. Concert tours in Europe, Japan, Canada and the USA. Has recorded five solo albums («Flügel», «The Well-Prepared Clavier») as well as with Julie Tippetts, Evan Parker, Eddie Prévost, Chris Cutler, Corin Curschellas, Gabriele Hasler, Robert Dick, Christy Doran. Studies with Karl Berger (CMS Woodstock/New York); masterclasses in composition with James Wilson, Ennio Morricone, Edison Denissov, Klaus Huber, Heinz Holliger and Hanspeter Kyburz. Concerts with Magda Vogel, «Broken Dreams» (Alexandra Prusa), «Momentum» (Gene Coleman, Christian Wolfarth) and «pipelines» (Hans Kennel, Marc Unternährer). Member of «Groupe Lacroix». For his innovative work as pianist and composer, he was awarded the “Prix de la Fondation SUISA 2002”. Lives in Weggis, Lake Lucerne.

 


 

CH-6353 Weggis