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Composer: Gruber, HK (b. 1943)

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Year of birth1943
NationalityAustria
PeriodContemporary
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ViennaGruber & Mahler

Gruber, Mahler
Vienna Symphony Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Miah Persson; HK Gruber

Hong KongA Viennese New Year

Strauss II, Gruber, Hummel, Strauss
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra; Christian Schumann; Tine Thing Helseth

BostonAndris Nelsons conducts HK Gruber and Mahler

Gruber, Mahler
Boston Symphony Orchestra; Andris Nelsons; Håkan Hardenberger

New York CityAndris Nelsons conducts the BSO at Carnegie Hall

Gruber, Mahler
Boston Symphony Orchestra; Andris Nelsons; Håkan Hardenberger
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Prom 34: Colour and Cubism at the Proms

Håkan Hardenberger (trumpet) and Sakari Oramo (conductor) © Chris Christodoulou
The BBC Symphony Orchestra under Sakari Oramo glistened and shimmered in Dutilleux and presented a 'no holds barred' Beethoven's Fifth while Håkan Hardenberger provided zing and reflection in HK Gruber.
****1
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PCM4: Sarcasm, fun and trumpets

Håkan Hardenberger © Marco Borggreve
HK Gruber's wit shines through this concert centred on Brecht and Weill's bitingly sarcastic songs from The Threepenny Opera; Håkan Hardenberger thrills with magical playing of trumpet and flugelhorn.
****1
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Everything and the kitchen sink in Vienna's Woods

Geschichten aus dem Wiener Wald © Werner Kmetitsch
Every operatic ingredient was thrown into the pot for H.K. Gruber's Geschichten aus dem Wiener Wald (Tales from the Vienna Woods), but do too many cooks spoil this operatic broth?
***11
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Mixed results in Philharmonia's Gruber and Mahler

Andris Nelsons © Marco Borggreve
Flashes of brilliance, but also mediocrity in performances of HK Gruber and Mahler by the Philharmonia.
***11
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Prom 5 : Haydn, HK Gruber, Stravinsky

Colin Currie © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
Lundi 20 juillet se tenait au Royal Albert Hall le “Prom 5”. Au programme : une symphonie de Haydn, une création de HK Gruber et le ballet Petrouchka de Stravinsky, joués par le BBC Philharmonic et le percussionniste Colin Currie placés sous la baguette de John Storgårds. Une soirée agréable, mais pas incroyable.
***11
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