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Wolfgang Niessner

Lecturer in score playing, improvisation and opera coaching

  • Mirabellplatz 1
  • 5020 Salzburg
Wolfgang Niessner
Born 1953 in Salzburg. Studied conducting, composition and history of music and arts in Vienna and Salzburg, with Otmar Suitner, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Friedrich Cerha, Boguslaw Schäffer and Gernot Gruber.
Broad experience in music theatre as headcoach and conductor, also with baroque and contemporary opera, Salzburger Festspiele, Steirischer Herbst.
Teacher at Mozarteum since 1984 in the departments of conducting, composition and opera.
Composed instrumental, orchestral and vocal music, seminar for improvisation 1991–2012.
Conductor of contemporary music.