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Hansjörg Angerer

The principal conductor of the Bläserphilharmonie Mozarteum Salzburg, Hansjörg Angerer, was born in 1955 in Rattenberg, Tyrol. He studied French horn under Erich Giuliani in Innsbruck and under Josef Mayr and Michael Höltzel at the Mozarteum in Salzburg. He also studied repertoire under Hermann Baumann and conducting under Edgar Seipenbusch.

He is professor of horn at the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg and at the Nuremberg University of Music. He performs as a soloist and chamber musician on the French horn and historic natural horn.

From 1976 to 1981 Hansjörg Angerer played French horn in the Innsbruck Symphony Orchestra, he later took over the horn classes at the conservatories of Tyrol and Vorarlberg. Hansjörg Angerer has been professor of French horn at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg since 1988 and additionally, in 2000, he was appointed as professor at the University of Music in Nuremberg. He has given guest performances with various orchestras, for instance, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Bavarian State Orchestra Munich and the Camerata Salzburg. He gives concerts with Austrian and foreign orchestras and ensembles. He has participated as a soloist and lecturer at international horn symposiums in Vienna, Munich, Detmold and Lahti and in the international master course March Music Days in Ruse, Bulgaria. He also teaches at the International Summer Academy of the Mozarteum in Salzburg.

A number of contemporary composers (Paul Angerer, Eduard Demetz, Helmut Eder, Paul Engel, Paul Walter Fürst, Fritz Köll, Ernst Ludwig Leitner, Bernhard Krol, Hermann Regner, Werner Pirchner, Kurt Schwertsik) have written works for Angerer. As soloist on the French horn and the natural horn and together with his horn ensemble Hansjörg Angerer has recorded several compact discs (e.g. the world premiere recording of the Concerti for Natural Horn and Orchestra by J. Punto and A. Rosetti) for Koch Classic/Schwann to great international acclaim. He has also recorded CDs as conductor of the Bläserphilharmonie Mozarteum Salzburg. www.uni-mozarteum.at. In 2006 Hansjörg Angerer made a sensational CD of Mozart’s Horn Concertos on the historic natural horn accompanied by the ensemble Salzburg Hofmusik conducted by Wolfgang Brunner. This recording was awarded the “Pasticcio Prize” by ORF Austrian Radio.