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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.

Korbinian Altenberger, violin and Ignat Solzhenitsyn, piano

Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 118-128 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

The Program

Brahms: Violin Sonata in G Major, Op. 78
Brahms: Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 100
Brahms: Scherzo in C Minor from F-A-E Sonata
Brahms: Violin Sonata in D Minor, Op. 108


Jerry & Bernice Rubenstein Young Artist Performance

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Korbinian Altenberger, violin and Ignat Solzhenitsyn, piano

Date: Sunday, March 17, 2013 - 2:00 PM

Location: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Schubert: Sonatina in A Minor, D. 385
Shostakovich: Violin Sonata, Op. 134
Schnittke: Violin Sonata No. 1
Schubert: Fantasie in C Major, D. 934

Philadelphia Inquirer

“The violinist has the chamber musician's sensitivity to nuance: His ability to rise and fall on a single tone is breathtaking, and he rarely fails to accommodate or match his partner at the keyboard.”

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