GUNILLA IBÉRER – piano
Gunilla Ibérer earned her piano teacher degree in 1972 and the year after her Diploma at the Malmö Academy of Music, playing Wilhelm Stenhammar’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in her debut concert with Malmö Symphony Orchestra. That year, she obtained the City of Malmö’s Performing Arts Scholarship.
Subsequently, Ms. Ibérer studied piano with Jörg Demus, Alfred Brendel, Paul Badura-Skoda and Robert Riefling. She obtained the Wilhelm Freund Scholarship (from the Swedish Academy) in 1975, which resulted in a North American recital tour. That year, she also made a concert tour in Sweden with the Jenny Lind Scholarship winner of 1975, giving recitals on TV and in arrangement by Rikskonserter (Concerts Sweden) and Folkparkernas Centralorganisation (Organisation of Municipal People’s Amusement Parks in Sweden).
Ms. Ibérer has given a number of piano recitals in Sweden and other countries and has made numerous radio and TV recordings in Sweden, Finland and Austria. In 1984, she performed with Malmö Symphony Orchestra and English conductor Vernon Handley, playing César Franck’s Symphonic Variations for piano. She has also performed in concert with the Gävle Symphony Orchestra, Örebro Symphony Orchestra and Norrland Symphony Orchestra, Lund Symphony Orchestra, and the Austrian Joseph Haydn Orchestra.
Other engagements include a piano recital at the Malmö Academy of Music in 1998, and, in spring 1999, the forming of chamber music duo “Jelly Roll Hot Two” with performing musician Svend Baaring, her colleague at the Academy.
Since 1982, Ms. Ibérer holds the position of assistant piano lecturer at the Malmö Academy of Music.
• Piano recital featuring Erland von Koch’s Sonatina No. 2 Op. 46, Lars-Erik Larsson’s Sonatina No. 3 Op. 41, George Gershwin’s Three Preludes for Piano, and César Franck’s Prelude, Choral et Fugue; transformed from LP to CD in 1999 by Anders Åhlin.
• The Swedish Transverse Flute. Recording with Anders Ljungar-Chapelon (transverse flute) and Ensemble Gustav III, for the Malmö Academy of Music, 1992.
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