Lecturer for Harpsichord and Figured Bass
- Mirabellplatz 1
- 5020 Salzburg
Andreas Gilger studied with Christian Rieger (Harpsichord, Continuo and Performance Practise), Wolfgang Kostujak (Continuo, Performance Practise), and Roland Maria Stangier (Organ) at Folkwang University, and with Michael Borgstede at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln. Further valuable input came from Andreas Staier and Christine Schornsheim. Andreas Gilger has been active as a harpsichordist and organist on CD recordings and stages all over the world. Chamber music partners, conductors and ensembles he has performed with include Alfredo Bernardini, Reinhard Goebel, Trevor Pinnock, Sir Roger Norrington, Das Neue Orchester (Christoph Spering), and Die Kölner Akademie (Michael Alexander Willens). Some of the festivals at which he has performed are the Tage Alter Musik in Herne, the Barocktage Melk, the Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik, the Felicja Blumental Festival in Tel Aviv, the Shanghai International Arts Festival, and the Festival Musika Música in Bilbao. In 2013 he founded the Cicerone Ensemble with Thomas Wormitt (Traverso) and Adrian Cygan (Baroque Cello). In 2015 they were awarded a scholarship during the Deutscher Musikwettbewerb, as well as a scholarship by the Köhler Osbahr Stiftung. Their first CD, titled “Grand Tour”, was released by GENUIN in 2019. Since 2016 Andreas Gilger holds a post as lecturer for harpsichord and figured bass, and as repetiteur at the Mozarteum University Salzburg. Together with Maximilian Volbers (recorder) and Elisabeth Wirth (recorder) he founded the Asterion Ensemble in 2017.