Georg Kallweit


As member, concertmaster and soloist of the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Georg Kallweit is recognized today as one of the most sought after specialists in his field. Over the years he has focused on the solo repertoire of the baroque violin and the leadership of ensembles.

Alongside his work with the Akademie, Georg Kallweit has worked regularly as a guest concertmaster and soloist with numerous historical and modern chamber orchestras (Ensemble Resonanz Hamburg, Finnish Baroque Orchestra, Deutsche Kammervirtuosen Berlin, Deutsches Sinfonie Orchester, Lautten Compagney Berlin). He has also been active with the lutenist Björn Colell in the duo Ombra e Luce, an ensemble that specializes in early Italian baroque music.

He has been in active in over sixty recordings, many of which have received international prizes. Among these include his interpretation of violin concertos with the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin on harmonia mundi France, chamber music with the Berlin Barock Compagney, recitals with Ombra e Luce on the Raumklang label, and much more.

Georg Kallweit’s musical activities have taken him to nearly all of Europe, as well as to North and South America and Asia. As a teacher he gives lessons at the music schools in Leipzig, Weimar, and Helsinki and is a coach of the youth baroque orchestra Bach’s Erben.

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