"Brillant evening, high-quality concert! The beauty of the versatile concert led by Ingmar Beck, a rich performance of the orchestra's sentiments and colors. Beck [...] has also managed to conjure up the noble sparkle of the Brahms' 1st Symphony, which burns from romantic passion and is filled with emotion" (Szabadsag Cluj)
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 with Orchestre de Paris, at Opéra Lyon, Canadian Opera Company Toronto (COC), Bregenzer Festspiele, Symphoniker Hamburg, 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 Daniel Harding, 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 2019 Ingmar Beck will have his debut with the Orchestre de Paris, conducting their prestigious season reveal in the Philharmonie de Paris. Further, he will have his debut with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, his Romanian debut with the Filarmonica Transilvania Cluj, and his debut conducting at the State Opera Hamburg with a premiere of a contemporary opera. Further engagements include the Nürnberg Symphony Orchestra, the summer concert tour with ISEJO Youth Orchestra, and the Albrechtsberger Society in Vienna, performing many of the great composer's long-forgotten works.