Korbinian Altenberger, violin

German native Korbinian Altenberger received top prizes at the Tibor Varga, Michael Hill, ARD and Montreal Competitions. He has appeared widely as soloist with major orchestras across the globe, including the Auckland Philharmonia, Munich Philharmonic, Halle Philharmonic, Orchestre National, and the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, among numerous others.

As a recitalist and chamber musician Mr. Altenberger has performed in the major concert halls of Europe, South America, US, Asia and Israel. As a chamber musician he performed at the Marlboro Music Festival, the Moritzburg Festival and the Verbier Festival with musicians such as Mitsuko Uchida, Richard Goode, Kim Kashkashian and Ignat Solzhenitsyn.

A winner of Astral’s 2005 National Auditions, he marked his New York recital debut 2010. Mr. Altenberger holds degrees from the Musikhochaschule Köln, the New England Conservatory and from the University of Southern California. His teachers were Charles-André Linale and Donald Weilerstein.

Mr. Altenberger is currently a concertmaster of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, under Mariss Jansons, and a member of the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, under Claudio Abbado.