Biography: classical music

 

Viennese-born Michael Hrubý studied piano with Walter Panhofer at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna (formely known as the Music Academy Vienna), where he also completed a master in music pedagogy.

Hrubý started his many-sided pianistic career during this time. Numerous performances as soloist as well as with orchestras (e.g. Mozart Piano Concertos KV 459, 365, 449, Beethoven Piano Concerto op. 58 in G major, “Tripelkonzert”).

He is founder/member of acclaimed RoMiRo Piano Trio, and is currently involved in various chamber-musical settings and ensembles such as “Two Generations” Piano Duo.

Accompanist for internationally renowned singers Gundula Janowitz and Alfred Sramek.

 

Michael Hruby performs regularly all over Europe, in the Middle and Far East (Japan, Taiwan, Korea) and has recently debuted in South America (Venezuela).

 

In Vienna, Hrubý has played both the Musikverein and Konzerthaus, and has featured on numerous occasions for TV and Radio programmes and productions.

 

Since 1992, he holds a professorship for piano at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.

He has been a member of the Vienna Japanese Summer Seminar (“Wiener Japanisches Sommerseminar”) since 2005 and teaches with the Viennese Music Seminar (“Wiener Musikseminar”) since 2009.