HAGN ARTS | Artist

The core of our team exists of cellist Friedrich Kleinhapl, pianist Andreas Woyke and myself, Heidrun Maya Hagn. To realize these projects we invite internationally-renowned artists who are friends and colleagues to breathe life into the notes, text passages, choreographies and ideas.

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Core Artists

Friedrich Kleinhapl

Cellist

Friedrich Kleinhapl gives concerts as a soloist and chamber musician in Europian Metropolis, from the USA throughout Canada, South America, and as far as Japan and China. He is playing the Violoncello of Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, (Piacenza 1743) out of Austrian National Bank’s collection of valuable strings instruments.

www.kleinhapl.com

Friedrich Kleinhapl

Foto: Christian Jungwirth

Andreas Woyke

Pianist

Andreas Woyke gives concerts worldwide as well. Some of the important concert halls in which he can be heard, are: Musikverein and Konzerthaus Wien, Townhall New York, Kennedy Center Washington D.C., Sala Sao Paulo, Philharmonie Köln and Tonhalle Düsseldorf. Since 2003 he is the duo partner of Friedrich Kleinhapl.

www.andreas-woyke.com

Andreas Woyke

Foto: Christian Jungwirth

Heidrun Maya Hagn

Author & Dramaturg

Heidrun Maya Hagn develops ideas and interesting material related to art projects, writes and arranges text phrases, presents concerts and performs as a narrator in concerts for children. Besides all this, she manages the production and the dramaturgy of the projects.

Heidrun Maya Hagn-Kleinhapl

Foto: Christian Jungwirth

Guest Artists

Mercedes Echerer

Actress

Mercedes Echerer starred in leading- and title-roles, from classics to premiers, gave guest performances in Austria and also abroad in movie- and TV-films. She presented the cult show „Kunststücke“ (art pieces). Mercedes Echerer is an enthusiastic reciter & publisher of mainly (Eastern-) European literature.

www.mercedes-echerer.at

Mercedes Echerer@Hagen Schnauss

Foto: Hagen Schnauss

Elisabeth Orth

Actress

Chamber actress Elisabeth Orth is a member of the ensemble as well as doyenne of the Wiener Burgtheater. For many, many years she belongs to the outstanding guests of renowned festivals, for example the ‚Salzburger Festspiele’. In 2015 she was awarded the ‚Nestroy-Preis’. She personally campaigns against rasicm and for human rights.

Elisabeth Orth

Foto: Jim Rakete

Julia Stemberger

Actress

Julia Stemberger gives proof of her acting versatility in the many differing genres from drama and thriller, up to comedy and screen adaptations. Besides her being a much asked for theatre- and film actress, she commits herself to music.

www.juliastemberger.at

Julia Stemberger

Foto: Nadja Klier

Wolfram Berger

Actor

Singer, cabaret artist, entertainer, director and producer of unconventional theatre-evenings apart from the mainstream. The collaboration with musicians out of all genres is the source of inspiration for Wolfram Berger for his so-called „little art programs“.

www.bergerwolfram.at

Wolfram Berger

Foto: Harry Stuhlhofer

Cornelius Obonya

Actor

Cornelius Obonya is on stage as „Jedermann“ (The summoning of Everyman) since 2013 of the Salzburg Festivals. He guest-appears regularly in famous theatres, such as the Wiener Burgtheater and can also be seen in movie- and TV-productions. In 2010 he received the „Salzburger Stier“ (Salzburgian bull) and was awarded „Actor of the Year“ by Ö1 (First Austrian Radio Station) by the Austrian Broadcasting.

www.corneliusobonya.com

Cornelius Obonya@Anjeza Cikopano1

Foto: Anjeza Cikopano

Peter Simonischek

Actor

Peter Simonischek is member of the ensemble of Vienna’s Burgtheater since 1999 and was on stage as “Jedermann” of the Salzburg Festivals from 2002-2009. 2017 he received the “Ernst-Lubitsch-Price” for the film “Toni Erdmann” and was awarded the “Austrian Film Price” for the category “Best male Actor”.

Peter Simonischek

Foto: Steve Haider

Yevgeny Chepovetsky

Violonist

Yevgeny Chepovetsky was born in Riga, Latvia and started to play violin at the age of four years. 2008 Yevgeny began his studies at the conservatory in Vienna and at the university of music in Graz. He is a multiple recipient of awards of national and international competitions. He played  at several festivals in Latvia, Germany, Poland, Austria and Russia.

www.yevgenychepovetsky.com

Jevgenijs Cepoveckis

Foto: wildundleise

Maria Yakovleva

First Solo dancer of the Wiener Staatsballetts (Vienna State Ballet)

Maria Yakovleva was a member of the Mariinski-Theatre Ballet before she got selected as solo dancer to the ballet of the Wiener Staatsoper and Volksoper in 2005. In 2010, with her nomination she became the first solo dancer of the Wiener Staatsballetts. Guest-appearances brought her into numerous European countries as well as overseas.

www.mariayakovleva.com

Maria Yakovleva

Foto: Elsa Okazaki

Richard Szabó

Half-soloist of the Wiener Staatsballetts (Vienna State Ballet)

Richard Szabó was instructed at the Hungarian Dance Academy in Budapest and was hired in 2008 to the ballet of the Wiener Staatsoper and Volksoper. In 2010 he was nominated as half-soloist at the Wiener Staatsballetts.

www.wiener-staatsoper.at

richard szabo

Foto: Ronnie Boehm

Christian Tichy

Choreograph

The former solo dancer of the Wiener Staatsballets is today ballet master and choreographer for the State Opera. He also choreographs for film and TV-productions, ball openings and events. Christian Tichy is founder and art director of the „vienna waltz project“.

www.viennawaltzproject.com

Christian Tichy

Foto: Harald Eisenberger