• highlights of A carreer

    Gregor Praecht

    PLEASE CLICK YEARS ON LEFT to travel the years

    gregor is born in bavaria, germany with german/american/christian and jewish roots, start musical education with 5 years at private music colleges

    first writing and composing

    vocal training starting with 8 years, following music college

    first performances at the age of 12 in tv and performing at bavarian state opera nuernberg, main roles in various children operas

    first contacts with orchestra and theatre world. soon gregor is described by a professor in munich as a "synaesthesic" brain, things start to move quickly in the creative direction.

    sponsoring through a famous german wagnerian tenor, winning of several singing competitions while never really liking them;-)

  • 1980-90

    only white voice as teenager in the "us army national baptist church choir" and creating a weekly local christian children radioshow

    first major charity production for „menschen für menschen" africa

    college degree in music, economy and law, german/english.

    founding of his own musical and theatre group “ curt goetz“ and the gregor band performing self composed repertoire and r&b and jazzrock

    starting tenor vocal coaching and training with peter petrov (bulgaria/russian head voicing), miguel baraldes (spain),gregor s real maestro!! and carlo bergonzi (italy)

    german national skiing youth team, tennis, golf, karate, soccer- sports are big in teenage years.

  • 1990

    performances as youngest tenor ever at the salzburg festival "ostergala" with karl ridderbusch, miguel baraldes...

    with 20 years, first production of a symphonic jazz/classic crossover event „ magie der musik“ feat the young tenor gregor with the full dresden philharmonic, david benoit, miguel baraldes, attila kovacs, viviana staffini, georgina von benza

    gregor performs at the offical german presidents galas in berlin and for the united states of america 4th of july celebrations in various european cities

    first tour with 21 years „ canzoni d amore“  starring eric marienthal, jackie low, recitals and first corporate music compositions

  • 1992-96

    Gregor Praecht

    accademia verdiana busseto, north of italy- harvard honoured university degree by carlo bergonzi, performances all over italy

    easter recitals since 1992 in france, germany, austria, switzerland, usa

    main character in „laughing boy“ the marlboro project, a film about native american indians- acting, singing, writing with the college of santa fee, george lucas, getting confident with his spiritual gifts and meeting castaneda group, very experimental soulfood with anthroposophic learnings.

    orf tv gala 170 years celebration of „silent night“ in the tyrolian alps as featured artist

    james rizzi paints the official gregor prächt in concert logo and poster.

    1993 10 years stage anniversary tour gregor and friends, first corporate music designs

  • 1994

    concerts for kids in america, cooperation with the ritz carlton hotelgroup

    same year first classical recording at oceanway recordings hollywood „musikalische welten“ with david benoit

    performing open air concerts like the arena in frankfurt/main (30.000 people)

    traditional yearly sold out nights / church concerts in nürnberg broadcasted on tv

    highlight of the year: opening concerts for the first opera house on maui with carmina burana and gregor and friends feat henry kapono, jamie lawrence and the maui symphony orchestra

    writing of gregor s first opera „queen lili oukalani-my song lives on“

    first recording contracts with koch schwann, 2 recital and 2 crossover albums

    gregor produces and writes duets with al jarreau

  • 1996-99

    operastudio prof. deutsch, vienna state opera and first american agent in sfo,corbett arts

    first poetry publication "gedanken und gedichte"

    sony/bmg exclusive recordingcontract for the "simsala grimm" animated series for kids in german, english and spanish.

    cd production and tv concerts (orf and sat 1- frohes fest with fritz) for bruderschaft st. christoph, arlberg hospiz charities.

    defining gregor s opera repertoire in puccini, verdi, donizetti main tenor roles and francesco paolo tosti and arie antiche songmaterial

    beachconcert series in hawaii, charities with robby seeger and jason scott lee, ritz kids, the rainbow within you

  • 2000-07

    worldwide exclusive recording contract with universal classics and 7 releases.

    duets with klaus meine/the scorpions, toni childs and producing the southamerican group „luz de christo“, la luz.

    gregor s music tv show with guests such as quincy jones, depeche mode, beach boys, michel legrand, elton john, joe sample, randy crawford, al jarreau filmed backstage at musicfestivals in europe.

    tour with the "gregor band" y2k   feat. tom reif, tom peschel, csaba schmitz, volker giesek, bringing classical music into jazz and blues clubs highlighted by a 3 nights sold out at  nightclub bayerischer hof münchen.

    producer for the german version of american idol „deutschland sucht den superstar“, judith lefeber

  • 2001

    one year creative songwriting time in nashville

    writing with songwriters such as mark moffat

    copyright/completion of the bach and gregorian music system decoding "gregorology", the b.a.c.h. system

    management team-up with miles bell, williams bell & associates

    first co-write with luc planmandon and the pavarotti team in rome, calisse.

    charity concerts and spokesperson for „nordoff robbins“ musictherapy, the mother earth sanctuary hawaii and the gorilla foundation

    red nose hospital days „zeit des lachens“

    advisor to the pavarotti farewell tour

  • 2000-09

    exclusive songwriter for emi music publishing europe

    performances for unesco with dame shirley bassey, open airs, amici di verdi, the gregor band and birthday celebrations universal classics with cecilia bartoli

    2006 tv concerts hawaii "my song lives on" and talkshows in hawaii, the andy bumatai show.

    gregor sounddesigns the soundworld worldwide for brands such as porsche, audi, nespresso, nestea, coca-cola, bvr, lindt&sprüngli, ghiraradelli chocolate of san francisco, fujitsu technologies, microsoft to name a few.

    "oper für alle"- nespresso classic open air with gregor and guests, münchen 2006-2009

  • 2009-11

    ambassador and music director for the swiss tv gala „artist charity night“

    creating a winning sound for flori lang, swiss oympic swimming team

    discussing stageideas with the great american writer ray bradbury in bevery hills, california

    starting acting refresh classes in new york city

    cooperation (masters project) with the zurich university for music and entertainment zhdk, writing and performing with the venezia string session orchestra

  • 2011

    open air new year show(orf w red bull) in the austrian alps on a snowstage performing at night best of arias (8.000 people)

    concerts for amici di verdi in spain and italy, cooperation with jose padilla/ cafe del mar/ ibiza

    establishing casa de la musica gmbh in switzerland 09/10

    shows in salzburg themed "the sound of music" at original venues of the movie including performed repertoire from the film-taped live

  • 2012-14

    founding his own record and publishing label „international music group entertainment-imge“

    writing for the new gregor release "gitan"

    performing classical recitals and tv shows all over europe.

    san francisco and new york " special christmas" concerts, invitation to elton john s oscar viewing party in los angeles

    recording and release of the christmas ep "last christmas/ one day i` ll fly away" and album "noel" with tenor gregor prächt

  • 2015

    "songs in the key of love"  european clubtour

    advisory board at "first time fest", independent filmfest new york city

    massive performing time in the hamptons/new york

    "arie antiche" re-release and early tapes on i tunes

    writing the first musical and teaming up with the nederlander international group in new york tbc.

    more acting with the david gideon/lee strassberg in nyc for future film and stage

    angel blessings charity cd with grammy nomination process america

    king of cool 2015-16 album/tour

    new classical tenor album and recitals