Andreas Gilger

Photo: Ben Glauss Photography

Andreas Gilger studied with Christian Rieger, Wolfgang Kostujak, and Roland Maria Stangier at Folkwang University. 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 with colleagues such as Alfredo Bernardini, Dorothee Mields, Erik Bosgraaf, Giuliano Carmignola, Sergey Malov, Reinhard Goebel, Trevor Pinnock, Sir Roger Norrington, Concerto Köln, Das Neue Orchester, Capella Augustina, Holland Baroque, and Compagnia di Punto. 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. He released his first solo CD, “Dessiner les passions”, with GENUIN in 2022. “Dessiner les passions” was nominated for the International Classical Music Awards 2023. 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. From 2016-2021 Andreas Gilger held a post as lecturer for harpsichord and figured bass, and as répétiteur at the Mozarteum in Salzburg.