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Frank Cramer was born in Essen, Germany, and has been invited to concert halls and opera houses throughout Europe, the USA, Eastern Asia and South Africa. His broad repertoire ranges from Mozarts’ Le nozze di Figaro to Wagners’ Tristan und Isolde and Strauss' Salome to Bergs’ Wozzeck and Lulu. In concerts Frank Cramer favors the composers Beethoven, Mozart, Mahler and particulary Bruckner as well as composers like Zemlinsky, Korngold, Nielsen, Messiaen, Lutoslawski, Schönberg, Berg or Webern.
He has worked with orchestras such as the RAI National Symphony Orchestra Turin, the Orchestra della Toscana Florence, the Orchestra dell'Arena di Verona, the Bern Symphony Orchestra, the Radio Symphony Orchestra Basel, the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, the WDR Cologne Radio Orchestra, the Jena Philharmonic Orchestra, the Real Symphony Orchestra of Sevilla, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Nice, the Philharmonic Orchestra Budapest, the Hungarian National Philharmon, the Korean Symphony Orchestra among others.
Frank Cramer has been invited to many Festivals such as the Biennale Munich, the Budapest Spring Festival (Hungarian National Philharmony) the reputated Seoul International Music Festival and the Tongyeong International Music Festival in South-Korea.
Numerous radio- and television productions show his artistic work. For the Label Dacapo, Frank Cramer conducted the complete symphonies by L. Nielsen or several works by composer Finn Høffding.
Frank Cramer is professor at the University of Music in Graz | Austria.
Schönbergs "Verklärte Nacht" (Korean Chamber Orchestra)
Alban Bergs "Lulu" at the Korea National Opera
Frank Cramer: Brahms - Tragische Ouvertüre, op. 81
Frank Cramer: Zemlinsky - Die Seejungfrau