About Stefan Vock

Following a master's degree in experimental physics at Basel University, the bass-baritone Stefan Vock pursued vocal studies with Prof. Kurt Widmer at the Basel Conservatory, obtaining his soloist diploma with distinction.

Valuable inspiration for his development as a singer also came from his lessons with Professor Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.

The internationally performing Swiss singer devotes himself principially to the German Lied as well to the early music repertoire. Hence his collaboration as a soloist with leading conductors of historically informed performance such as Gustav Leonhardt, Sigiswald Kuijken and Masaaki Suzuki as well as with the orchestras La Petite Bande (Leuven), Bach Collegium Japan, Capriccio Basel, Kammerorchester Basel, Orquesta Barroca de Sevilla, Ochestra La Verdi (Milan), Café Zimmermann (Aix-en-Provence).

Stefan Vock has made several CD recordings and has appeared on various television channels and radio stations, including SRF2, Espace 2, France Musique, UER and SWR2 et al.

Stefan Vock received grants from the Friedl Wald Foundation and from the Migros Society. He was an award-winner with the Basel Orchestral Society and was given first prize by the Elvira Lüthi-Wegmann Foundation.

Stefan Vock had been invited to Festivals such as RheinVokal and Audi Sommerkonzerte in Germany, Festival de Saintes, Festival d’Ambronay, Bachfest Stuttgart, Festival Bach de Lausanne and Boswiler Meisterkonzerte in Switzerland.

In 2013 Stefan Vock was awarded a financial contribution by the Aargau board of trustees for his work in the domain of music.