Ingmar Beck is prize-winner of the Aspen Conducting Prize at the Aspen Music Festival 2016 (USA) and of the “Robert J. Harth Conductor Prize” at the Aspen Music Festival 2015 (USA), Audience Award Winner of the Operetta Competition 2016 of Opera Leipzig, and scholar of the “Academy Music Theatre” of Deutsche Bank Foundation. He is founder and conductor of the Munich chamber orchestra „Asam Classical Soloists“.
He is regularly working and performing at Opéra Lyon, Canadian Opera Company Toronto (COC), Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra, North West German Orchestra Herford, Lucerne Festival Strings, and Israel Chamber Orchestra. He was the Assistent Conductor of the Aspen Music Festival 2017, and in June 2016 he had his debut conducting the Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna in the Golden Hall of the Musikverein. In 2009 he had his debut at the Salzburg Music Festival. From 2012-2017 he was Principal Conductor of the City-Choir Klosterneuburg/Wien. Beck is acting regularly as Assistant Conductor of Johannes Debus, Markus Stenz, Daniele Rustioni, Bernard Labadie, and Robert Spano.
Ingmar Beck started his musical career as a member of the Augsburg Boys Choir. After his cello diploma in Weimar, Budapest and Graz, he graduated orchestra conducting at the Music University Vienna with Prof. Mark Stringer “cum laude”. He is a prize-winner of international chamber music competitions as cellist and as piano accompanist, was scholar of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra for three years, scholar of the “Conductors' Forum” of the German Music Council and of the Richard Wagner Foundation.
In summer 2018 Ingmar Beck will have his debut conducting the Hamburger Symphoniker. He will act as Assistant Conductor of Johannes Debus at the Bregenzer Festspiele, and will open the new season of “Alte Musik in Fürstenfeld” with a semi-concertant production of Hasse's Antonio e Cleopatra. Engagements for the season 2018/19 include the Opéra de Lyon, Nürnberg Symphony Orchestra, and Canadian Opera Company Toronto (COC). In May 2019 Beck will have his debut conducting at the State Opera Hamburg with a premiere of a contemporary opera.