Count József Károlyi, former Chairman of Division Culture handed over the prizes during the Closing Ceremony of the 58th CIC General Assembly. The CIC is honoured to present this award to two distinguished personalities: Professor Paul Angerer and Professor Hansjörg Angerer.
Hunting in Art prize 2011
Every two years the CIC discerns the Hunting in Art prize to artists in recognition for enhancing the cultural values of nature and hunting. The prize is awarded in the fields of sculpture, painting, museums or a specific exhibit therein as well as in the field of music. Count József Károlyi, former Chairman of Division Culture handed over the prizes during the Closing Ceremony of the 58th CIC General Assembly. The CIC is honoured to present this award to these two distinguished personalities!
Born 1927 in Vienna, Professor Paul Angerer studied piano, organ, violin and viola at the Vienna Music Academy. After winning a medal at the 1948 Geneva Music Competition he took a post with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. In 1953 he joined the Vienna Symphony Orchestra as first-chair violist.
Subsequently to winning first prize for an organ composition in the international music competition of Haarlem, Holland, he took up the position of conductor of the Vienna Chamber Orchestra as well as the Vienna Burgtheater.
Between 1964 and 1982 Professor Angerer held positions as principal conductor or as director of the opera houses of Bonn, Ulm and Salzburg as well as the Southwest German Chamber Orchestra and the Concesus Musicus in Vienna. With these orchestras he made numerous well received recordings. In 1982 he joined the Vienna Music Academy until 1992 when he retired.
In 1953 Professor Angerer received the Austrian State prize for music and in 2001 he was awarded the Austrian Cross of Merit 1st class for Science and Art.
In 2010 Professor Paul Angerer presented the CIC with his composition “Hymnus CIC”.
Born 1955 in Rattenberg, Tyrol, Professor Hansjörg Angerer studied horn, repertoire and conducting in Innsbruck and Salzburg. After playing the horn in the Innsbruck Symphony Orchestra he took up teaching at the music conservatories of Vorarlberg and Tyrol. Since 1988 he is professor of horn at the Salzburg Mozarteum University and since 2000 at the Nürnberg Academy of Music as well.
He has received acclaim as guest performer with various orchestras including the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Bavarian State Orchestra and the Camerata Academica, Salzburg. He gives master-classes on the valve- and the natural horn and has appeared as soloist and guest speaker at international horn symposia. Several contemporary composers, among whom Paul Angerer (no relation), have composed works for him.
Professor Hansjörg Angerer is the principal conductor of the Bläserphilharmonie Mozarteum Salzburg. Since several years this orchestra performs the Salzburg New Year’s Concert under the patronage of the CIC. Professor Angerer has cooperated with the CIC to enable the production of a CD entitled after Gioachino Rossinis composition “Le Rendez-vous de Chasse” which also contains “Hymnus CIC” by Paul Angerer and is available in the CIC shop.