Prof. Matthias  Wollong

Prof. Matthias Wollong

Honorary Professor of Violin

Subject/Instrument: Violin


  • At the age of 9 first solo with orchestra
  • Following this prizes in children / youth competitions
  • With 16 beginning of violin studies at the Academy of Music "Hanns Eisler" Berlin
  • Completion of violin studies with Prof. Heinz Schunk in 1984 with a performing degree
  • Post of leader by the Rundfunk-Symphony Orchestra Berlin
  • From 2000 until 2002 leader of the National Orchestra Berlin
  • Since August 2002 leader of the National Orchestra Weimar
  • From 1983 until March 2000 member of the string quartet "Petersen-Quartett"
  • Performances in most of the world concert venues
  • Production of many CDs, some of which were premieres
  • In 2000 foundation of the APERTO PIANO QUARTETT with his former quartet collegue Hans-Jakob Eschenburg
  • Regular performances as a soloist and chamber musician with fellow well-known musicians including Steven Bishop, Paul Meyer, and Martin Lovett
  • In November 2001 performance under the baton of Daniel Barenboim for the Furtwängler-Days in Jena
  • Organization of different projects with the European Union Chamber Orchestra
  • As manager and soloist of this ensemble concert tours in Germany, countries in Middle and South America as well as England
  • Training of next generation musicians in Berlin and Weimar
  • Since 2004 Honorary Professor at the University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar

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