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...Michael Gieler, solo viola of the Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam (Holland) - from July 30 Michael Gieler
was born in Eisenstadt, Austria and currently is solo-violist in the Royal Concertgebouw-Orchestra.His
musical talent was recognised very early and he
began violin lessons at the age of five.As a teenager Michael became a member of a professional string-quartet and studied in Vienna with M. Schnitzler and G.Hetzel.He
received a Herbert von Karajan-Foundation scholarship to study with the Orchestra-Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.Mr. Gieler was lead-viola ist of the Mozarteum-Orchestra in Salzburg before joining the Royal Concertgebouw-Orchestra, where he currently holds the position of solo-violist.
In addition to recording for radio and for compact discs, Mr. Gieler
has appeared as soloist and as a member of chamber music ensembles in many countries.He
has performed in festivals such as Wien Modern
, Bregenzer Festspiele
, Musica Strasbourg
and the Biennale
of Venice.In addition to his duties with the Royal Concertgebouw-Orchestra, Mr. Gieler teaches at the Conservatory of Amsterdam and has gives master classes throughout Europe and in the United States.