Oscar Hagen (1996, Salzburg) studied at the University Mozarteum Salzburg with Giovanni Gnocchi and is currently studying with Stefan Kropfitsch at the University of Music and performing arts in Vienna. He won several first prizes in youth competitions in Austria as well as in Italy. 2015 and 2016 Oscar was a member of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra and 2017 and 2019 he participated at the summer academy of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra. He won the audition for the academy of the Tonkünstlerorchester Wien where he played the 2018/2019 season. Oscar is a passionate chamber musician and with his quartet, the Javus Quartett, he won the audience prize at the 2020 Heidelberger Frühling competition, the Artis Quartett Preis of the ISA, the musicus juventutis Vienna and the first prize of the Zukunftsklang Award. They already played at renowned festivals like the Stiftung Mozarteum, the Musikverein Wien, Musiktage Mondsee and next Season a debut concert in the viennaise Konzerthaus will follow.