Gerold Huber

Munich-born Gerold Huber was awarded a scholarship to study piano under Friedemann Berger at the Musikhochschule in Munich. He also attended Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau’s lied class in Berlin. In 1998 he was awarded the Prix International Pro Musicis in Paris / New York together with baritone Christian Gerhaher, his regular duo partner since their joint schooldays. In 2001 he was a prize-winner at the Johann Sebastian Bach International Piano Competition in Saarbrücken.

In the role of lied pianist Gerold Huber regularly appears at international festivals as well as at major venues and works with a multitude of internationally renowned singers, amongst them Christiane Karg, Christina Landshamer, Ruth Ziesak, Mojca Erdmann, Michael Nagy, Maximilian Schmitt and Franz-Josef Selig. Gerold Huber also performs chamber music with the Artemis Quartet, Henschel Quartet, with Reinhold Friedrich and Maximilian Hornung.

In the season 2018-19 Gerold Huber is on two recital tours with Christian Gerhaher. With Christiane Karg he gives recitals at the Rheingau Music Festival and in Vilabertran. In August 2019 Gerold Huber is ‘Artist in Residence’ at Schloss Brühl.

Gerold Huber’s activities as a soloist focus on the works of Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms and Franz Schubert. He has given recitals in Munich, Regensburg, at the Théâtre Municipal des Romains in France, at the Kultursommer Kassel Festival and the New Zealand Festival in Wellington.

Apart from two solo albums with works by Beethoven and Schumann, he is most renowned for his outstanding recordings with baritone Christian Gerhaher which have all received many awards.

Gerold Huber gives master-classes with increasing frequency, most recently at the University of Yale, the Aldeburgh Festival as well as at the Schwetzingen Festival. Since 2013 he has been a professor for lied accompaniment at the Hochschule für Musik in Würzburg. Gerold Huber is artistic director of der Pollinger Tage Alter und Neuer Musik.

Gerold Huber beim Beethovenfest






8:00 pm


  • Christian Gerhaher baritone
  • Gerold Huber piano
Works by Benjamin Britten, Johannes Brahms and Modest Mussorgsky
Forum der Bundeskunsthalle