Pianist Gerold Huber is best known for his work as an accompanist. He is particularly identified with the baritone Christian Gerhaher, with whom he has been teamed since the pair were students. Huber was born in Straubing, in Bavaria, in 1969. He attended the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich, studying piano and vocal accompaniment. In his coursework for the latter, he attended a master class with the great baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. Another member of the class was Gerhaher, and from that meeting stemmed a long collaboration. Huber has also accompanied various other top-flight singers, including mezzo-soprano Bernarda Fink, soprano Diana Damrau, and soprano Ruth Ziesak. He is also a member of a multi-artist song-performance group called Liedertafel, and he has played chamber music with the Artemis Quartet. As a solo ...
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