Hans Gillesberger

Biography

Born: November 29, 1909; Ebensee   Died: March 4, 1986; Vienna, Austria  
Considered one of the most important choral conductors of the postwar period, Gillesberger began his formal studies in both church music and jurisprudence in Innsbruck and in Vienna. Gillesberger was the musical director of the Vienna Boy's Choir from 1942 to 1945. He then was engaged in the position of deputy director of the choir for the Vienna State Opera. In 1961, he became a professor at the Wiener Musikhochschule (Vienna Academy of Music) Read more and in 1965, he was again associated with the Wiener Sängerknaben (Vienna Boy's Choir), in the position of artistic director. His recorded work focuses especially on the works of J.S. Bach; the Classical period works of Franz Josef Haydn and W.A. Mozart; and the Romantic era expressed through the compositions of Franz Schubert, Franz Liszt, and Anton Bruckner. Read less
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  • 1.
    Schubert: Complete Masses
    Label: Brilliant Classics   Catalog: 95127 Release Date: 12/11/2015   Number of Discs: 4
    Composer:  Franz Schubert
    Performer:  Jurij Kruglov,  Walter Coppola,  Marta Benacková,  Zdena Kloubová  ... 
    Conductor:  Andreas Weiser,  Romano Gandolfi,  Ulrich Backofen,  Jack Martin Händler  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Chamber Orchestra,  Virtuosi di Praga,  Prague Chamber Chorus  ... 
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    The Bach Experience
    Label: Warner Classics   Catalog: 80821 Release Date: 02/22/2011   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
    Performer:  Angela Maria Blasi,  Marie-Claire Alain,  Alan Curtis,  Ton Koopman  ... 
    Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt,  Gustav Leonhardt,  Ton Koopman,  Hans Gillesberger
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  • 3.
    Palestrina, Et Al: Sacred Works / Vienna Boy's Choir
    Label: Arts Music   Catalog: 43060 Release Date: 12/28/2004   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Jacob Handl,  Tomás Luis de Victoria,  Giovanni Palestrina,  Giovanni Nasco  ... 
    Performer:  Elisabeth Bayer
    Conductor:  Hans Gillesberger,  Anton Neyder
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir,  Chorus Viennensis
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    Haydn: Paukenmesse; Mozart: Vespers / Gillesberger, Horenstein
    Label: Vox Turnabout   Catalog: 522 Release Date: 09/01/2003   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Franz Joseph Haydn,  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Performer:  Eishi Kawamura,  Gertrude Jahn,  Elisabeth Thomann,  Stafford Wing  ... 
    Conductor:  Hans Gillesberger,  Jascha Horenstein
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Chamber Choir,  Vienna Symphony Chamber Orchestra,  Vienna Oratorio Choir  ... 
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  • 5.
    Bruckner: Mass No 2, Motets / Hans Gillesberger, Vienna Co
    Label: Tuxedo Music   Catalog: 1031 Release Date: 04/15/2000   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Anton Bruckner
    Conductor:  Hans Gillesberger
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Chamber Orchestra,  Vienna State Opera Orchestra Soloists
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    Liszt: Missa Choralis;  Kodaly: Agnus Dei, Psalms / Jahn
    Label: Tuxedo Music   Catalog: 1078 Release Date: 04/15/2000   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Zoltán Kodály,  Franz Liszt
    Performer:  Elisabeth Thomann,  Stafford Wing,  Gertrude Jahn,  Eishi Kawamura
    Conductor:  Hans Gillesberger
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Chamber Choir
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    Schubert: Deutsche Messe, Etc / Behrmann, Faulstich, Et Al
    Label: Vox Box   Catalog: 3040 Release Date: 02/04/1997   Number of Discs: 3
    Composer:  Franz Schubert
    Performer:  Stafford Wing,  Gertrude Jahn,  Elisabeth Thomann,  Kunikazu Ohashi  ... 
    Conductor:  Hans Gillesberger,  Martin Behrmann
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Chamber Choir,  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Berlin Bach Collegium  ... 
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    Haydn: Missa Brevis St. Joannis De Deo, Etc / Gillesberger
    Label: Tuxedo Music   Catalog: 1025 Release Date: 10/01/1996   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Franz Joseph Haydn
    Performer:  Stafford Wing,  Elfriede Jahn,  Elisabeth Thomann,  Eishi Kawamura  ... 
    Conductor:  Hans Gillesberger
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Orchestra,  Vienna Chamber Choir
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    Schubert: Mass No 3 In Bb, German Mass / Hans Gillesberger
    Label: Tuxedo Music   Catalog: 1074 Release Date: 10/01/1996   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Franz Schubert
    Performer:  Elisabeth Thomann,  Gertrude Jahn,  Stafford Wing,  Kunikazu Ohashi
    Conductor:  Hans Gillesberger
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Chamber Choir
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  • 10.
    The Best Of Handel / Marriner, Schröder, Gardiner, Et Al
    Label: Philips Duo   Catalog: 454029 Release Date: 04/09/1996   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  George Frideric Handel
    Performer:  Ida Presti,  Alexandre Lagoya,  Heinz Holliger,  Aafje Heynis  ... 
    Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner,  John Eliot Gardiner,  Raymond Leppard,  Hans Gillesberger  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  English Baroque Soloists,  English Chamber Orchestra  ... 
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  • 11.
    Christmas Angels / The Vienna Boys Choir
    Label: Rca Victor Gold Seal   Catalog: 68150 Release Date: 08/15/1995   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Michael Praetorius,  Peter Cornelius,  Benjamin Britten,  Lowell Mason  ... 
    Performer:  Hermann Prey,  Osian Ellis,  Johannes Sonnleitner,  Placido Domingo
    Conductor:  Hans Gillesberger,  Uwe Christian Harrer,  Helmuth Froschauer
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chorus Viennensis,  Vienna Boys' Choir,  Vienna Chamber Orchestra  ... 
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  • 12.
    Ave Maria - Christmas Favorites / Doming, Lanza, Et Al
    Label: Rca   Catalog: 61838 Release Date: 08/10/1993   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  John Henry Hopkins Jr.,  Charles Gounod,  George Frideric Handel,  Richard Storrs Willis  ... 
    Performer:  Placido Domingo,  Mario Lanza,  Hermann Prey,  Osian Ellis  ... 
    Conductor:  Robert Shaw,  Helmuth Froschauer,  Eugene Ormandy,  Henri René  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Shaw Chorale,  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir  ... 
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  • 13.
    The Vienna Choir Boys Sing Strauss Waltzes
    Label: Rca Victor Gold Seal   Catalog: 61235 Release Date: 07/14/1992   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johann Strauss Jr.
    Conductor:  Hans Gillesberger
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
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