Languages: German, English
Hannfried Lucke was born in Freiburg im Breisgau.
He studied at the Freiburg University of Music, Mozarteum University/Salzburg and Geneva University of Music. Lucke received a scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service, and was awarded the "Premier Prix" at the Geneva University of Music.
He has given concert performances and made recordings on notable organs in most European countries, the USA, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong and Australia, and has performed at major venues such as the Vienna Festival, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival, Royal Festival Hall/London, St. Patrick’s Cathedral/New York, Suntory Hall/Tokyo and Kyoto Concert Hall.
His numerous recordings (under labels including Thorofon, Mitra, Carus and Coviello) have received international distinctions.
In 1997 he took up a professorship at Graz University of Music and Performing Arts, and in 2000 he was appointed Professor of Organ at Mozarteum University in Salzburg. In 2016 and 2017 he was also deputising as professor at the University of Music in Freiburg.
He is a member of the board of trustees of the Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation. Hannfried Lucke holds master classes in Europe, the USA and Japan, and is a member of the jury for international organ competitions.