Ingolf Turban

With solo performances in greatest concert halls of the world including the Berlin and Munich Philharmonic; the Kennedy Center, Washington; Avery Fisher Hall, New York; Tonhalle, Zurich; Goldenen Saal, Vienna or the Scala, Milan; working with directors like Sergiu Celibidache, Charles Dutoit, Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta, Yehudi Menuhin, Jun Märkl and Marcello Viotti, Ingolf Turban commands a repertoire of works, some of which have rarely been performed on stage.

His virtuosic skill for Niccolò Paganinis works gained critical acclaim for his March 2006 performance with the New York Philharmonic, additionally his complete recording of the six violin concertos (Telos Records) and in the TV documentary „Paganinis Geheimnis“ ( 2006).

His extensive repertoire in all branches has produced over 40 albums. His much celebrated premiere performances have gained world wide acclaim and are now recognized as standard concert works.

In 2005 he founded the Chamber Orchestra „I Virtuosi di Paganini“. In the 11 previous years, he was professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Stuttgart, Germany, then was called to the University for Music and Theater in Munich, Germany.


(…) Accordingly, the close partnership of the two performers leads to an exciting confrontation,
The playing is generally brilliant and virtuosic, but the poetry does not fall by the wayside.
To be able to perform in such a congenial way, of course, requires a good knowledge of the work and a technical sovereignty, which is a given with both artists.(…)

“Love at first tune”

(…)the concert of Ingolf Turban for the audience in sold-out  St. Michaelis Church on Saturday was “love at the first tune”.(…)
(…)despite numerous similarity the audience was served a varied and surprisingly program that showed all the violinists shadows. He actually made the instrument sound like a flute, a bird and much more….(…)
Freie Presse Leipzig / Leipzig Newspaper March 01-st 2019 Concert in Hirschfeld (Saxonia) (solo)

“German Genius makes a disarming debut”

…Tall and trim, brimming with boyish charm and good looks, Turban played the Concerto in A Major by Glazunov – an inconsequential exercise in virtuosity that is nonetheless a welcome change from the overplayed old chestnuts of the violin repertory….
The Washington Times

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