The principal conductor of the Bläserphilharmonie Mozarteum Salzburg, Hansjörg Angerer, was born in Rattenberg, Tyrol and studied French horn under Erich Giuliani in Innsbruck and under Josef Mayr and Michael Höltzel at the Mozarteum in Salzburg. Further he studied repertoire under Hermann Baumann and conducting under Edgar Seipenbusch.
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 professor at the University of Music in Nuremberg.
He has given guest performances with various orchestras, for instance, the Vienna Philharmonic and the Camerata Salzburg, performs as a soloist and chamber musician on the French horn and the natural horn and gives concerts with Austrian and foreign orchestras and ensembles.
A number of contemporary composers have written works for Angerer. As soloist on the French horn and the natural horn and together with a 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. In 2006 Hansjörg Angerer made a sensational CD of Mozart’s Horn Concertos on the historic natural horn accompanied by the ensemble Salzburger Hofmusik/Wolfgang Brunner. This recording was awarded the “Pasticcio Prize” by ORF-Ö1, Austrian Radio.
He has also recorded several CDs as conductor of the Bläserphilharmonie Mozarteum Salzburg.