Fabian Hinsche is one of the most successful German guitarists of his generation. He has won prizes at numerous international guitar competitions, including the Iserlohn Guitar Competition, Volos Guitar Competition and the Nürtingen Guitar Competition. He has performed internationally at festivals and concert venues, both as a solo artist and as part of the Mare Duo (with Annika Hinsche, mandolin). Fabian Hinsche is the dedicatee of compositions by Carlo Domeniconi, Jaime M. Zenamon, Konstantin Vassiliev, Jürg Kindle, Frank Wallace and Thomas Allen Levines, among others. As well as commissioning new repertoire, Hinsche has a keen interest in resurrecting lost works for guitar, including the works by Leberl featured on this recording.
His discography includes Journey, a solo album on the Aurea Vox label, and Crystal Tears (Trekel Records) and Mare Duo plays Frank Wallace (Gyre Records) as part of the Mare Duo. He has published articles on historical and aesthetic facets of the guitar and has had solo and chamber music arrangements published by Edition Margaux and Trekel. Fabian Hinsche has taught at the Cologne School for Music and Dance and studied guitar under Alfred Eickholt, Carlo Marchione and Hubert Käppel. He has attended masterclasses with Leo Brouwer, Manuel Barrueco, David Russell, Eliot Fisk, Odair Assad, Aniello Desiderio and Dale Kavanagh, among others.