Gregor Bühl, conductor
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Gregor Bühl

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INTRODUCTION

RECENT AND FUTURE HIGHLIGHTS

Most recent projects include a performance series of Madama Butterfly at the Royal Opera Copenhagen, a revival of Viaggio a Reims at the Hannover State Opera, the continuation of a CD series for Capriccio with works by Walter Braunfels, concerts with the Orchestra of the Gothenburg Opera, the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, the Staatskapelle Weimar and a new production of Il Trovatore at the opera festival Østfold/Norway.

BIOGRAPHY

Gregor Bühl gained international attention by launching the highly-acclaimed new Ring des Nibelungen cycle at the Royal Opera House in Stockholm. His interpretation was enthusiastically received by audience and press alike. The entire production was recorded and broadcast by Swedish Television and is available on DVD.

Maestro Bühl gave his North American debut with Fidelio at the Canadian Opera Company Toronto and his South America debut at Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires with Lehàr’s Merry Widow. He has appeared as guest conductor at the Opéra National de Montpellier, the Semperoper Dresden , the Deutsche Oper Berlin and the Leipzig Opera.

His concert engagements have presented him extensively in Germany, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East, working with the Radio Symphony Orchestras in Berlin, Hamburg, Hilversum and Hannover; with the Finnish and Danish Radio Orchestras; with the Israel Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Weimar, Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, Düsseldorf Symphony an the Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland Pfalz.

Mr. Bühl was first engaged as GMD Gerd Albrecht’s assistant at the Hamburg State Opera and was shortly after chosen for the position of 1. Kapellmeister at the Hannover State Opera. During this six year engagement he conducted a broad operatic repertoire, including not only the major German and Italian operas, but also important contemporary works.

DISCOGRAPHY

Mr. Bühl’s discography includes, among others:

  • the Weber/Kurpinski/Crusell Clarinet concertos with Sharon Kam and ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orfeo (2020)
  • Walter Braunfels: Fantastical Apparitions of a Theme by Hector Berlioz Op. 25 / Sinfonia brevis, op. 6 with Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, Capriccio (2019)
  • Walter Braunfels WERKE FÜR KLAVIER UND ORCHESTER with Tatjana Blome and the Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, Capriccio (2018)
  • Walter Braunfels CARNEVALS OUVERTÜRE / HÖLDERLIN GESÄNGE with B. Buntrock, P.-A. Edelmann and the Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, Capriccio (2017)
  • the award winning recording of American clarinet music with Sharon Kam and the London Symphony Orchestra, available on Warner classics (2002).

EDUCATION

Gregor Bühl started his conducting studies at the Musikhochschule in Düsseldorf with Wolfgang Trommer. He participated in master classes with Ferdinand Leitner, Gary Bertini and Gerd Albrecht.

Since April 2016 Mr. Bühl is professor at the Academy of Opera in Oslo.

AWARDS

In 1995, Mr. Bühl was awarded the second prize at the Nikolai Malko Conductors Competition in Copenhagen and in 1993 the culture prize of Berenberg Bank in Hamburg. He also received scholarships from “Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben” and “DAAD”.

REPERTOIRE

REPERTOIRE

Opera                                                                                   
Bartók, B. Blaubart Conductor
Beethoven, L.v. Fidelio Conductor
Bernstein, L. On the Town Conductor
Trouble in Tahiti Conductor
Bizet, G. Carmen Conductor
Flotow, F. G. v. Martha Conductor
Humperdinck, E. Hänsel und Gretel Conductor
Lehár, F. Die lustige Witwe Conductor
Lortzing, A. Der Wildschütz Conductor
Massenet, J. Werther Conductor
Mozart, W.A. Die Zauberflöte Conductor
Don Giovanni Conductor
Idomeneo (Strauss Version) Conductor
Le nozze di Figaro Conductor
Nicolai, O. Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor Conductor
Offenbach, J. Les contes d‘Hoffmann Conductor
Puccini, G. Gianni Schicchi Conductor
Il tabarro Conductor
La Bohème Conductor
Madama Butterfly Conductor
Suor Angelica Conductor
Tosca Conductor
Rossini, G. Cenerentola Conductor
Il barbiere di Siviglia Conductor
Il viaggio a Reims Conductor
Saint-Saëns, C. Samson et Dalila Conductor
Schnittke, A. Historia von D. Johann Fausten Conductor
Smetana, B. Die verkaufte Braut Conductor
Strauss, R. Ariadne auf Naxos Conductor
Der Rosenkavalier Conductor
Elektra Conductor
Tchaikovsky, P.I. Eugen Onegin Conductor
Pique Dame Conductor
Trojahn, M. Enrico Conductor
Orest Conductor
Was ihr wollt Conductor
Verdi, G. Don Carlo Conductor
Il Trovatore Conductor
La Traviata Conductor
Rigoletto Conductor
Simone Bocanegra Conductor
Un Ballo in Maschera Conductor
Wagner, R. Das Rheingold Conductor
Der fliegende Holländer Conductor
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Conductor
Die Walküre Conductor
Götterdämmerung Conductor
Lohengrin Conductor
Parsifal Conductor
Siegfried Conductor
Tannhäuser Conductor
Tristan und Isolde Conductor
Weber, C.M.v. Der Freischütz Conductor
Zimmermann, U. Die weiße Rose Conductor
Concert
Arutjunjan, A.G. Trumpet Concerto
Atterberg, K. Symphony no.5
Bartók, B. Concerto for Orchestra
Divertimento
Music for strings, percussion and celesta
Tanzsuite
Viola concerto
Beethoven, L.v. Concerto for Piano no.3
Concerto for Piano no.4
Concerto for Piano no.5
Coriolan Overture
Egmont Overture
Leonore 3, Overture
Musik für Ritterballet
Symphony no.1
Symphony no.2
Symphony no.3
Symphony no.4
Symphony no.5
Symphony no.6
Symphony no.7
Symphony no.8
Symphony no.9
Tripelkonzert
Two romances for violin solo
Berg, A. Violinkonzert
Berlioz, H. Le Carnival romain
Bernstein, L. Candide Overture
On the Town
Prelude, Fugue and Riffs
Serenade
Bizet, G. Arlesienne Suites nos. 1 & 2
Brahms, J. Doppelkonzert
Haydn Variationen
Klavierkonzert no.1
Klavierkonzert no.2
Symphony no. 1
Symphony no. 2
Symphony no. 3
Symphony no. 4
Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 77
Britten, B. Piano concerto
The Young Person’s Guide To The Orchestra
Variations on a Theme of Frank Brigde
Bruch, M. Double concerto for Viola and Clarinet
Bruckner, A. Symphony no. 4
Symphony no. 8
Symphony no.9
Chopin, F. Concerto for Piano no.1
Copland, A. Clarinet Concerto
Rodeo (Suite)
Creston, P. Marimba Concertino
Debussy, C. L’apres midi d’un faune
Première Rhapsodie
Dukas, P. Der Zauberlehrling
Dvorak, A. Cello Concerto
Der Wassermann Overture
Streicherserenade
Symphony no. 8
Symphony no. 9 (New World)
Elgar, E. Cello Concerto
King Olaf (Oratorio)
Pomp & Circumstance
Françaix, J. Thema con Variazioni
Gade, Nils W. Nachklänge zu Ossian
Symphony no. 8
Gershwin, G. An American in Paris
Glinka, M. Ruslan und Ludmilla/Overture
Gould, G. Derivations
Grieg, E. Peer Gynt Suite
Hartmann, K.A. Symphony no. 8
Haydn, J. Symphony no. 88
Symphony no. 94 (Paukenschlag)
Symphony no. 95
Symphony no.100
Symphony no.101 in D Major (The Clock)
Symphony no.103
Symphony no.104 (London)
Trompeten Konzert
Henze, H.W. Symphony 7
Hindemith, P. Mathis der Mahler (Symphony)
Symphonische Metamorphosen
Ibert, J. Concerto for Flute
Lalo, E. Symphonie Espagnole
Langgaard, R. Symphony no. 4
Liszt, F. 2. Klavierkonzert
Les Preludes
Wanderer Fantasie (Schubert)
Lutoslawski, W. Cello Concerto
Concerto for Orchestra
Mahler, G. Symphony no 1
Mendelssohn, F.B. Hebrides Overture
Sommernachtstraum
Symphony no. 3 (Scottish)
Symphony no. 4
Violin Concerto
Milhaud, D. Le Carnaval d’Aix
Scaramouche
Mozart, W.A. Clarinet Concerto
Klavierkonzert Nr. 20
Klavierkonzert Nr.21
Klavierkonzert Nr.23
Klavierkonzert Nr.27
Sinfonia Concertante
Symphony no. 35
Symphony no. 36
Symphony no. 38
Symphony no. 39
Symphony no. 40
Nielsen, C. Clarinet Concerto
Violinkonzert
Poulenc, F. Les Biches Orchestral Suite
Prokofiev, S. Liebe zu den 3 Orangen (Suite)
Second Violin Concerto
The Classical Symphony
Ravel, M. Bolero
Daphne & Chloe Suite no. 2
La Valse
Le tombeau du Couperin
Ma mere l’oye
Piano Concerto in G
Valse nobles et sentimentales
Respighi, O. Fontane di Roma
Rietz, J. Clarinet concerto
Rimsky-Korsakov, N. Sheherazade
Schubert, F. Symphony no. 4
Symphony no. 5
Symphony no. 8
Symphony no. 9 (C Major)
Symphony no.10
Wanderer Fantasie (Liszt)
Schumann, R. Cello Concerto
Klavierkonzert
Konzertstück für 4 Hörner
Manfred Overture
Symphony no. 1
Symphony no. 2
Symphony no. 3
Symphony no. 4
Shaw, A. Jazz Concerto for Clarinet
Shostakovich, D. Symphony no. 5
Symphony no. 7
Symphony no. 9
Sibelius, J. Finlandia
Symphony no 2
Violin Concerto
Strauss, R. Also sprach Zarathustra
Der Bürger als Edelmann – Suite
Don Quixote
Drei Hymnen
Macbeth
Till Eulenspiegel
Tod und Verklärung
Stravinsky, I. Apollon Musagete
Circus polka
Dumbarton Oaks
Histoire du soldat
L’oiseau de feu
Le sacre du printemps
Pulcinella (whole ballett)
Suite für kleines Orchester
Szymanowski, K. Second Violin Concerto
Taneyev, S.I. Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky, P.I. Capriccio Italien
Dornröschen
Rokoko Variationen
Symphony no. 1
Symphony no. 5
Symphony no. 6 (Pathetique)
Violin Concerto
Verdi, G. La Forza del Destino (Overture)
Requiem
Wagner, R. Wesendonck Lieder
Weber, C.M.v. Clarinet Concarto no. 1
Clarinet Concerto no. 2
Concertino
Euryanthe – Overture
Oberon – Overture
Webern, A. Passacaglia op. 1
Weill, K. Kleine Dreigroschenmusik

AUDIO & VIDEO

Gregor Bühl – Rheinfahrt (Götterdämmerung by R.Wagner)

Gregor Bühl – Vorspiel 2 Akt (Walküre by R.Wagner)

Gregor Bühl – Zwischenspiel (Das Rheingold by R.Wagner), Stockholm Ring

Gregor Bühl – Trauermarsch (Götterdämmerungby R.Wagner)

REVIEWS

Strauss, Bartok: Staatsorchester Stuttgart

“Gregor Bühl führte das formidabel spielende Staatsorchester nicht nur sicher durch die Untiefen dieser Partitur, sondern animierte das Orchester zu einem Musizieren, das man nicht so schnell vergessen wird: emphatisch, packend, dringlich.“

– Frank Armbruster, Stuttgarter Zeitung

Strauss, Trojahn, Schumann: Konzert in Montpellier

“Ah quel chef! Les qualités du chef d’orchestre sont souvent des éléments déterminants, impalpables, qui conditionnent l’interpretation ainsi que l’écoute du public. Vendredi 27 mars, dans la salle Berlioz assez pleine pour l’occasion, l’Orchestre de Montpellier placé sous la direction der Gregor Bühl, on comprend qu’un grand concert va avoir lieu!“

– Robert Sabatier, La Gazette Y était

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