Born in 1966 in Bonn/Germany, Christoph Angerer is a Viennese with Austrian citizenship and Swiss citizen rights. He studied music at the Academy of Music in Stuttgart and at Vienna’s Academy of Music and Performing Arts, diploma in viola performance in 1988. He also studied music sociology focusing on music history of the 18th century (thesis on “The relevance of ‘minor masters’ in the 18th century”). In 1982, Christoph and his father Paul Angerer founded the ensemble Concilium musicum Wien in order to perform works on period instruments, having intensively studied the historical way of performing music of the (Viennese) classical and pre-classical periods. Christoph Angerer pursues intensive studies of the use of historical instruments, particularly of the viola d’amore. From 1985 to 1991, he was a regular substitute in the orchestra of the Vienna State Opera. Christoph Angerer regularly performs in numerous concerts – with Concilium musicum Wien and plenty of other ensembles, and gives solo recitals. His discography includes a large number of radio and TV recordings as well as numerous CDs. From 1993 to 2012, he lectured viola d’amore at the University of Music and the Performing Arts in Vienna and presently still gives master classes in Europe (violin, viola, viola d’amore and performance tradition). From 1999 to 2011, he cooperated with “Yamaha Europe” in different areas. In 1991, he founded the international music agency "Kultur-Management
Member of the Society since 1983–2008, 2015.