Mario Hossen received his education in Sofia, Vienna and Paris. He made his debut as a soloist with an orchestra at the age of eight. Hailed for his incredible virtuosity and charismatic stage presence, Hossen plays a repertoire that ranges all the way from Renaissance music to Classic music and to contemporary works and Jazz. As a soloist of international acclaim, Mario Hossen has performed with renowned orchestras such as the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, the Bruckner Orchestra Linz, the Orchestra della Scala di Milano, the Wiener KammerOrchester, the English Chamber Orchestra, the Sofia Philharmonic, the Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de México, the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra. Several contemporary composers have dedicated works to Hossen and Hossen has commissioned works with composers , e.g. Tomas Marco, Rainer Bischof, Walter Baer, Gheorghi Arnaoudov, François - Pierre Descamps and Alessandro Solbiati. Hossen‘s musicological and artistic endeavors are focused among other things on source research on Niccolo Paganini. The complete oeuvre of Paganini for solo violin and for violin and orchestra will be released as a historical-critical edition by Doblinger "Diletto Musicale" Music Series- Vienna. Several acclaimed CD‘s with the world première recording of some of the most famous works by Paganini in their original version were produced by the leading italian CD Label „Dynamic“ Genova. Mario Hossen holds many prestigious awards, among them Bulgarian Musician of the Year 2015. As an Artistic Director of the "Varna Summer International Music festival"(1926), the festival became European Festival Association (EFA) and EFFE Laureat for 2019-2020 and winner of the European Audience Award. Mario Hossen performs on one of the most beautiful G.B. Guadagnini Violin (1749), which is placed at his disposal by the Austrian National Bank. He plays all concerts exclusively with his preferred "Thomastik-Infeld" strings.
NEW - the concert series "Concert Spirituel" in Vienna together with the Wiener KammerOrchester from April 2021 to January 2022 in the Wiener Konzerthaus and the Minoriten Church.
NEW releases 2020: CD's with the complete Handel Violin Sonatas and the edition of the Beethoven 10 Violin Sonatas, dedicated to the 250th birth anniversary of the composer.