Gerold Huber

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Gerold Huber
Born 1969 (age 47–48)
Straubing, Germany
Education Musikhochschule München
Occupation
  • Classical pianist
  • Accompanist
Awards

Gerold Huber (born 1969) is a German classical pianist, best known as the regular duo partner of baritone Christian Gerhaher and accompanist of other singers.

Career[edit]

Born in Straubing, Huber studied on a scholarship at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München, piano with Friedemann Berger and Lied accompaniment ("Liedgestaltung") with Helmut Deutsch. Together with the singer Christian Gerhaher he attended a master class with Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau in Berlin.

Huber forms a duo with Christian Gerhaher and has also accompanied singers such as Ruth Ziesak, Franz-Josef Selig (de), Bernarda Fink, Cornelia Kallisch and Diana Damrau. He is the pianist of the "Liedertafel" founded in 2002 of James Taylor, Christian Elsner, Michael Volle und Franz-Josef Selig and has appeared with the Artemis Quartet.

At the Rheingau Musik Festival 2010 he accompanied Christian Gerhaher in a Gustav Mahler program of Sieben Lieder aus letzter Zeit (Seven Songs of Latter Days) and from Das Lied von der Erde the movements Der Einsame im Herbst (The lonely one in Autumn) and Der Abschied (The Farewell).

Awards[edit]

  • 2006 Gramophone Award 2006 for "Abendbilder" with Christian Gerhaher
  • 2004 German Phono Prize Echo Klassik in the category "Liedeinspielung" with Christian Gerhaher for Die Schöne Müllerin by Schubert
  • 2002 German Phono Prize "Echo Klassik" in the category "Liedeinspielung" with Christian Gerhaher for Winterreise by Schubert
  • 2001 Internationaler Klavierwettbewerb Johann Sebastian Bach Saarbrücken
  • 1998 Prix International Pro Musicis Paris/New York with Christian Gerhaher

Recordings[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ HAYDN, F.J.: Lieder (Ziesak, Huber) review by Phil Muse, Audio Video Club of Atlanta, October 2009
  2. ^ Melancholie - Lieder von Robert Schumann review of Jens F. Laurson, June 2008
  3. ^ Schumann: Dichterliebe review by Dan Davis in "Classics Today", 2005

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