Andreas Patrik Hansson

Dirigent // 1. periode
Andreas Patrik Hansson Conductor Profile Foto Patrik Isaksson
Winner of the 2021 Neeme Järvi Prize, Swedish conductor Andreas Patrik Hansson currently holds the position of assistant conductor with the Luzerner Sinfonieorchester in Switzerland. Andreas is also establishing himself within the field of 19th-century performance practice, bringing a fresh historically informed approach to the romantic symphonic repertoire. He has a keen interest in contemporary performance and has premiered several contemporary works. Most recently the Jazz Concerto for Violin, Jazz trio and Chamber Orchestra by Gàbor Barta together with the Chamber orchestra of Lausanne. And in december 2020 he premiered and recorded the chamber orchestra version of Martijn Padding’s Unequal Parts with pianist Rutger Janssen as soloist. As an opera conductor Andreas makes his official debut this year with Die Zauberflöte together with Opera2Day on their tour spanning the entire Netherlands. He has previously worked as assistant conductor with both the Norwegian Radio Orchestra on Hänsel und Gretel and the Residentie Orkest on Die Fledermaus, and, in the spring of 2022, assisted a production of The Apocalypse together with Opera2Day and The Netherlands Bach Society. He was also chosen as a conducting fellow at Bergen National Opera’s festival Opera By The Fjord in the summer of 2021.
Andreas’s career kickstarted after winning Opptakt in Norway in 2016. He has since conducted concerts with a range of professional orchestras, including Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, The Hague Philharmonic, Philharmonie Südwestfalen, Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra, Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Arctic Philharmonic, and the Nordic Chamber Orchestra, among others. He has also worked in competitions, assistantships, and masterclasses with such orchestras as Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, and Lucerne Symphony Orchestra.
Photo: Patrik Isaksson