Hannes APFOLTERER

Dirigent . Musik-Arrangeur . Komponist - Conductor . Music-Arranger . Composer

Examples from PERFORMANCES and CONCERTS

in Austria and abroad

with various Austrian Military Music Bands

and with all together in joint performances,

conducted by Military Music Band Conductor Hannes APFOLTERER

 With the Military Music Band SALZBURG:

1995

 

1996

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1997

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2000

Gala-Concert in the Great Hall of the University of Salzburg.

 

Participation in the International Military Music Festival in Kromeriz and Concert in Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC, as Austrian Representative.

 

On the Residenz-Platz in Salzburg, the Head of the Military Music Band SALZBURG, Hannes APFOLTERER, conducted for the first time all Austrian Military Music Bands in a joint performance at the premiere of the Millennium Hymn composed by him on the occasion of 1000 years of Austria.

 

Participation in the 8th Conference of the UNESCO-World Organization of Symphonic Wind Orchestras and Wind Ensembles in Schladming in the Austrian State of Styria.

 

On July 19, joint concert of the Military Music Band SALZBURG (Conductor Captain Hannes APFOLTERER) with the Military Music Band CARINTHIA (Conductor Lieutenant Colonel Sigismund SEIDL), conducted in the change of both Military Music Band Conductors, as part of the celebration on the occasion of the opening of the Salzburg-Festival in the Great Festival House in Salzburg.

 

Musical Reception of His Holiness Pope JOHN PAUL II. at Salzburg Airport.

 

Performance of the large, military historical musical sound painting „Dream of an Austrian Reservist“ by Carl M. ZIEHRER with the Military Music Band SALZBURG and

numerous contributors such as actors, instrumental soloists, etc. and the civil brass Band „Bürgermusik Mittersill“ in Mittersill in the Austrian State of Salzburg.

 

Participation in the 2. International Military Music Festival in Bavaria in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, GERMANY, as Austrian Representative.

 

Joint concert of the Military Music Band SALZBURG (Conductor Captain Hannes APFOLTERER) with the United States Air Forces in Europe Band (Conductor Lieutenant Colonel Dennis LAYENDECKER) of the US Air Force headquarters in Europe (Ramstein, Germany) in the once largest barracks in Europe, the Schwarzenberg-Barracks in Salzburg.

 

Concert in the course of the Paragliding Championship in Neukirchen am Großvenediger in the Austrian State of Salzburg.

 

First Gala Concert of the Military Music Band SALZBURG in the Felsenreitschule in Salzburg.

Pictures with the Military Music Band Salzburg

 With the Military Music Band TYROL:

2001

 

2002

 

 

2003

 

 

2004

 

 

 

 

 

 

2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007

Participation in the International Military Music Festival in Ystad, SWEDEN, as Austrian Representative.

 

Participation in the Festive Event on the occasion of the 56th anniversary of the Proclamation of the Republic of Italy in Rome, ITALY, as Austrian Representative.

 

Participation in the International Military Music Festival in Aarburg, SWITZERLAND and participation in the NATO-Festival in Kaiserslautern, GERMANY, as Austrian Representative.

 

Joint performance of the overture „Solenelle 1812“ by Peter I. Tschaikowsky on the world’s largest floating stage in the festival city of Bregenz in the Austrian province of Vorarlberg with all 9 Austrian Military Music Bands (about 450 Military Musicians).

 

Participation in the International Military Music Festival in Stockholm, SWEDEN, in the GLOBEN-Arena as Austrian Representative.

 

Musical accompaniment of the Austria-Delegation on the International Soldier-Pilgrimage to Lourdes, FRANCE.

 

Concert in the NATO-SCHOOL in Oberammergau, GERMANY.

 

Concerts, partly together with a Swiss Military Music Band and performance of the BIG TATTOO of the Austrian Federal Army by the Military Music Band TYROL at the Bundesplatz in Bern, SWITZERLAND, in the presence of the Ministers of Defense of both countries.

 

Participation in the International Military Music Festival in Nice, FRANCE, as Austrian Representative.

 

Participation as the FIRST Austrian Military Music Band in an International Military Music Festival in RUSSIA, in fact in St. PETERSBURG, in the days of the celebrations of 200 years St. Petersburg as Austrian Representative.

 

The Great Show took place on 29 May in the concert complex of the Yubileyny Sports Palace.

 

Participation in the Parade on one of the most famous streets in Russia, the Newski Prospekt, 4,5 km long, in the historic center of St. Petersburg.

 

Concerts in the Park of Peterhof Palace, a Russian palace on the Gulf of Finnland, which is considered the „Russian Versailles“; in Mikhailovsky Garden, one of the rarest architectural landscape monuments, and on the Fortress Peter and Paul, which forms the origin and the historical center of the city of St. Petersburg. The Fortress is the central part of the inner city of St. Petersburg and declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991.

 

Participation in the International Military Music Festival in Kromeriz and Olomuc, CZECH REPUBLIC, as Austrian Representative.

 

Participation in the International Military Music Festival in Berlin in the Max Schmeling-Hall and in Cologne in the Cologne-Arena, GERMANY, as Austrian Representative.

Military Music Band VORARLBERG, all Austrian Military Music Bands in a joint performance and the Military Music Bands VORARLBERG and TYROL in a joint concert:

2008

50th anniversary of the Military Music Band VORARLBERG with an anniversary concert with the Military Music Band VORARLBERG on the „Sonnenkönigin“, an event ship newly put into operation on Lake Constance for very special events in Bregenz in the Austrian State of Vorarlberg.

 

At the Military Music Festival in the UPC-Arena in Graz in the Austrian province of Styria, Hannes APFOLTERER conducted all Austrian Military Music Bands in a joint performance of his composition „Love and Peace“ in memory of the two this year completely unexpectedly deceased Music Officers of the Austrian Armed Forces:

 

 

Colonel Mag. Franz Peter BAUER,

Musical Director of the Austrian Military Music Bands in the Ministry of Defense († 8.1.2008) and

Major Karl GAMPER,

Conductor of the Military Music Band VORARLBERG († 1.8.2008).

 

Joint concert of the Military Music Bands  VORARLBERG and TYROL in the Festival House in Bregenz with more than 100 Military Musicians (Hannes APFOLTERER this time was the interim commander and conductor of both Military Music Bands).

 

This joint concert of the Military Music Bands TYROL and VORARLBERG was also played in the Congress Innsbruck.

Pictures with the Military Music Band Vorarlberg:

 With the Military Music Band TYROL:

2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010

 

2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014

 

 

 

 

 

2015

 

 

2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018

 

Participation as the FIRST Austrian Military Music Band on the African continent in the „World Military Music Festival“ in Tripoli, LIBYA (After a concert by the string orchestra of Gardemusik Vienna in 2000 in Tunisia), as Austrian Representative.

 

Libya presided over the African Union during this period and celebrated the 15th anniversary of the African Union in the time of this Great Festival.

 

A special honor was given to Lieutenant Colonel Hannes APFOLTERER:

Alternately with a Scottish and a Russian conductor, he conducted the Great Parade, which lasted more than two hours, with the huge military orchestra of about 1.000 international Military Musicians in the Green Square in Tripoli.

 

Musical Performance at „Jägerball“ („Ball of the hunters“) in the Hofburg in Vienna.

 

On December 17, at the arrival of the Olympic flame at Innsbruck airport (In January 2012, the First Olympic Youth Winter Games took place in Innsbruck) the Olympic Anthem of Spyros SAMARAS, which has been edited and prepared for Large Wind Orchestras by Hannes APFOLTERER, was premiered by the Military Music Band TYROL under his conduction.

 

The Olympic Anthem of Spyros SAMARAS (1861-1917) was first played in Athens in 1896, but was recognized by the International Olympic Committee as the official anthem, however, only in 1958.

 

Musical participation in the Great Jubilee of the Tyrolean Sagittarius on June, 22. The so-called Landlibell was signed by Emperor Maximilian 500 years ago. In this document, it was determined that all Tyroleans in the event of a threat within the country’s borders have to perform military service. Before the ceremonial act at the Landhausplatz in Innsbruck, hundreds of participants from Associations had moved from Landestheater through the city center to the event place. They were led thereby by the Military Music Band TYROL, a solemn highlight was the performance of the Great Tattoo of the Austrian Armed Forces.

 

At the invitation, stated by name, with the exceptional acceptance of the entire and subsistence expenses by the organizer, the Military Music Band TYROL could participate in the „IMMF Festival International de Musiques militaires du Québec“ in Québec-City, CANADA. The famous Canadian Regiment „Regiments Les Voltigeurs de Québec“ celebrated its 200th anniversary additionally during these days.

 

Thus, the Military Music Band TYROL was the FIRST Austrian Military Music Band on the American continent.

 

Musical accompaniment of the AUSTRIA-Delegation on the International Soldier-Pilgrimage to Lourdes, FRANCE.

 

Participation as the FIRST Austrian Military Music Band in the world famous International Military Music Festival „Spasskaya Tower“ on Red Square in Moscow, RUSSIA, as Austrian Representative.

 

March parade on Tverskaya, the main street of Moscow, which was once the first part of a connection to the west and the first stone-paved street in Moscow.

 

Concerts on Red Square, next to the GUM department store, in the Gorki-Park, etc.

 

Participation in the 10th International Military Music Festival in Bavaria in the Olympic Ice Stadium in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, GERMANY, as Austrian Representative.

 

Musical accompaniment of the AUSTRIA-Delegation on the International Soldier-Pilgrimage to Lourdes, FRANCE.

 

Participation in the International Military Music Festival in Kromeriz and in Olomuc, CZECH REPUBLIC, as Austrian Representative.

 

In May, musical accompaniment of the AUSTRIA-Delegation on the International Soldier-Pilgrimage to Lourdes, FRANCE, with an orchestra consisting of the Ensembles Nr. 6 (Tyrol) and Nr. 9 (Vorarlberg) of the Austrian Military Music.

 

In June, musical arrangement of the ceremony „200 years Tyrolean Kaiserjäger“ on the Landhaus-Platz in Innsbruck by Colonel Prof. Hannes APFOLTERER with a special orchestra, consisting of the Ensembles Nr. 6 (Tyrol) and Nr. 8 (Salzburg) of the Austrian Military Music and the Original Tiroler Kaiserjägermusik.

 

At the Military Music Festival in Oberwart in the Austrian province of Burgenland, Colonel Hannes APFOLTERER conducted all Austrian Military Music Bands in a joint performance in the contribution „Ladies first“, arranged by him.

 

In October, at the event „Brass Music Fascination“ on the occasion 70 years of Brass Band Association Tyrol in the Olympic Hall in Innsbruck, Colonel Hannes APFOLTERER participated with 2 orchestras: The Military Music Band TYROL and the Original Tiroler Kaiserjägermusik.

 

For the „Ball of the officers“ in the Hofburg in Vienna on January 19, Colonel Professor Hannes APFOLTERER on behalf of the Ministry of Defense had worked out a musical midnight show.

 

From the best Military Musicians of the Austrian Military Music Bands he formed the SHOW-ORCHESTRA of the Austrian Armed Forces and presented with this the midnight show.

 

At the end of the 25th meeting of the shooters from the Alpine regions on May 26, in Mayrhofen in the Zillertal, the Military Music Band TYROL performed the Great Tattoo of the Austrian Armed Forces.

 

At the 2nd part of the Military Music Festival on 21 and 22 June in Salzburg, Colonel Prof. Hannes APFOLTERER conducted in a joint performance 8 Austrian Military Music Bands and background-singers from all Austrian Military Music Bands in the musical contribution „Emotions“ („Last call“ and „Can you feel the love tonight“), arranged by him.

Vocal and instrumental soloist was the Military Music Band Conductor of the Military Music Band CARINTHIA, Lieutenant Colonel Dietmar PRANTER.

Pictures with the Military Music Band Tyrol:

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