Wolfgang Dimetrik

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Wolfgang Dimetrik (born 6 January 1974) is an Austrian accordionist.

At the age of six he received his first accordion lessons. Five years later he became a pupil of Prof Erwin Moder at the Johann-Joseph-Fux Conservatory in Graz, Austria. Having completed his accordion studies at the Graz School of Music (since 1992) as a disciple of the visiting professors Mogens Ellegaard, James Crabb, and Geir Draugsvoll, he received a grant to continue his studies in the class of Prof Stefan Hussong at the Hermann-Zilcher-Conservatory in Würzburg, where he finished his studies with commendation in 2001 before entering the master class of the Würzburg School of Music. 2003 master-class-examination.

Wolfgang Dimetrik joins on stage various chamber ensembles in Europe, such as the musikfabrik Nordrhein-Westfalen, Neues Ensemble Hannover, ensemble recherche, Ensemble SurPlus and the Ensemble Modern.

In addition, he participated in several contemporary opera productions, including The Walls (Die Wände ) by Adriana Hölszky, conducted by Alfons Kontarsky (Frankfurt); and the first performance of Arnold Schoenberg's The Lucky Hand (Die glückliche Hand, in an arrangement for chamber orchestra) by the United Ensemble Berlin, conducted by Peter Hirsch.


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