Music. Energy. History.
Ingolf Wunder performed in Europe, Asia and both Americas in the most prestigious halls and on this page you see a selection of some of them.
All photos are coming from Ingolf Wunder's private archive.
Strathmore Music Center
Ingolf Wunder at the Strathmore Music Center in Washington, D.C. It's a world-renowned concert hall opened in 1981. This landmark facility is known for its majestic architecture and outstanding acoustics, making it the ideal stage for some of the world's most gifted performers, such as Yo-Yo Ma and many others. The Strathmore Music Center, with its world-class facilities, remains one of the most sought-after venues in the world, offering music lovers with amazing experiences and eternal memories.
Mediterranean Conference Centre
The Mediterranean Conference Centre, in the center of Valletta, Malta, was originally built as a hospital in the 16th century by the Order of St. John. It is now an extraordinary venue with a gorgeous architecture. It features an astonishing collection of halls and chambers, each created with an attention for detail and versatility, making it ideal for a wide range of events and performances. Ingolf Wunder played Liszt and Shor in this magnificent hall.
Polish Baltic Frédéric Chopin Philharmonic
The Polish Baltic Frédéric Chopin Philharmonic in Gdansk is a wonderful performance hall founded in 1945. It has a long and proud tradition of presenting some of the world's most gifted musicians, including Sir Neville Marriner, Antoni Wit, Witold Rowicki, Kazimierz Kord, Gabriel Chmura, Maxim Vengerov, Ingolf Wunder, Jerzy Maksymiuk and many more. This magnificent theatre is recognised for its cutting-edge acoustics and breathtaking design, giving it the ideal stage for high-quality concerts at the Polish Baltic Sea.
Kongresshaus Stadthalle Heidelberg
The Kongresshaus Stadthalle Heidelberg, located in the beautiful city of Heidelberg, Germany, is a multipurpose venue with a long history of holding a variety of events and performances. The Kongresshaus Stadthalle with its rich tradition as a venue at the Heidelberger Frühling concert series remains one of Germany's most sought-after venues, presenting music fans and event organizers with a genuinely unique experience. Ingolf Wunder played Chopin in this lovely hall.
The BASF-Feierabendhaus in Ludwigshafen, Germany, is a magnificent concert venue with a long tradition of presenting some of the world's most renowned musicians. The pianist Grigory Sokolov was one of the most well-known artists to perform in the BASF-Feierabendhaus, but the list is long and includes many others. With its rich legacy and world-class amenities, the Feierabendhaus remains one of Germany's most sought-after venues, presenting music fans with amazing experiences and eternal memories. Ingolf Wunder's recital with works by Chopin was a highlight covered by "Die Zeit" and other news outlets.
The Théâtre Equilibre in Fribourg, Switzerland, is a superb concert venue with a long musical heritage. This contemporary facility is well-known for its unusual architecture. The Théâtre Equilibre is one of Switzerland's most sought-after venues, presenting music fans with amazing experiences and lasting memories.
Kyushu Symphony Hall
The Kyushu Symphony Hall in Fukuoka, Japan, is a wonderful concert hall with a rich musical history and a stunning modern design. This landmark theater is known for its cutting-edge acoustics and adaptable facilities, making it ideal for high-quality performances. Yo-Yo Ma, the great cellist, was one of the most recognized performers to perform in the Kyushu Symphony Hall, thrilling audiences with his skill and artistic expertise. The Kyushu Symphony Hall is one of Japan's most sought-after venues, presenting music lovers with amazing experiences and eternal memories. Ingolf Wunder charmed the Japanese audience with his Chopin playing in this hall.
The concert hall in Schloss Esterhazy, located in Eisenstadt, Austria, is a spectacular facility with a long history of musical brilliance. This exquisite hall has breathtaking architecture and great acoustics, making it the ideal venue for high-quality performances. Already Ludwig van Beethoven appeared at the Schloss Esterhazy and it remains one of Austria's most sought-after venues, presenting music lovers with amazing experiences and eternal memories. Ingolf Wunder appeared there for a concert and a ORF, Austrian Television, production.
Osaka, The Symphony Hall
The Osaka Symphony Hall is a world-renowned performance hall with a gorgeous design. This facility is known for its superb acoustics and modern facilities, making it the ideal stage for high-quality performances. Herbert von Karajan led the Berlin Philharmonic in a memorable performance that displayed the hall's remarkable acoustics and musicians from all over the world are coming to play there ever since. Ingolf Wunder played Chopin and Mozart in this stunning hall.
Teatro Massimo Bellini
The Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania, Italy, is an awe-inspiring performance theater with a long tradition of musical quality and stunning architecture. This exquisite facility is known for its stunning acoustics and ornate architectural design, giving it the ideal setting for high-quality performances. Luciano Pavarotti and the one and only Maria Callas, were one of the most recognized musicians to play at the Teatro Massimo Bellini. The Teatro Massimo Bellini, with its rich legacy and world-class facilities, remains one of Italy's most sought-after venues, giving music fans with amazing experiences and timeless memories. Ingolf Wunder got standing ovations for his recital, which included 4 Ballades by Chopin, Rachmaninov, Scriabin, Liszt and Horowitz.
The classical concert series in Poland's Łańcut Castle is a captivating celebration of music and history. This breathtaking venue, nestled in the gorgeous surroundings of a 17th-century castle, provides audiences with a one-of-a-kind and unforgettable experience. It's no surprise that the Łańcut Castle has become one of the most sought-after places for classical music enthusiasts, with its amazing acoustics and magnificent ambience. The Łańcut Castle's classical concert series is a true feast for the senses and a celebration of music, history, and beauty. Ingolf Wunder and his mentor Maestro Adam Harasiewicz appeared there both in a recital.
Aichi Prefectural Art Theater Concert Hall
The Aichi Prefectural Art Theater Concert Hall in Nagoya, Japan, is a modern architectural masterpiece and a cultural hotspot. This cutting-edge concert hall is known for its remarkable acoustics, innovative design, and world-class facilities, making it the ideal venue for high-quality performances. The concert hall, with its cutting-edge environment, is a must-see place for music enthusiasts, presenting them with amazing experiences and memories. Ingolf Wunder excited the public with his Chopin playing in this great hall.
Sapporo Concert Hall “Kitara”
In Japan, the Sapporo Concert Hall "Kitara" is a cutting-edge concert hall is known for its superb acoustics, modern design, and superior facilities, making it the ideal venue for high-quality performances. Whether you enjoy classical, jazz, or pop music, the Sapporo Concert Hall "Kitara" is a location where the beauty of music meets the thrill of live performance.
Taichung Chung-Shan Hall
Taiwan's Taichung Chung-Shan Hall is a cultural treasure and a center of musical excellence. This ancient music hall is known for its superb acoustics, stunning architecture, and world-class facilities, making it the ideal venue for high-quality performances. Yo-Yo Ma was one of the most recognized performers to perform in the Taichung Chung-Shan Hall, captivating listeners with his musical ability and devotion.
Congress Center Villach
The Congress Center Villach in Austria is a popular choice for international congresses, conventions, and exhibitions and musical performances, featuring some of the world's most recognized musicians. The great singer Elton John, who captivated fans with his popular songs and captivating stage presence, was one of the most recognized performers to perform at the Congress Center Villach.
Hamburg, Germany's Laeiszhalle, Grosser Saal, is a storied music venue renowned for its exceptional acoustics and opulent ambiance. The most famous musicians, including the legendary Maria Callas, Vladimir Horowitz played in this hall. The Laeiszhalle, constructed in the nineteenth century, has been the center of musical activity for more than a century and continues to host a variety of musical events, including jazz and pop acts as well as classical concerts. Also Udo Jürgens, who was born in the same region of Austria as Ingolf Wunder sang in the Laeiszhalle as well. Ingolf Wunder played in this hall the first time at the age of 15.
Municipal Theatre of Santiago
The Municipal Theatre of Santiago, Chile, is a beautiful neoclassical structure in the city's core, built in 1848. This landmark theater has a rich cultural past and a reputation as one of South America's most prominent performance halls. The Municipal Theatre of Santiago, with its grand staircase, beautiful balconies, and elegant chandeliers, provides a luxurious environment for musical acts ranging from operas and ballets to classical concerts and contemporary music events.
The Israeli Opera House
The Israeli Opera House in Tel Aviv is a world-class concert facility that combines cutting-edge acoustical technology with a magnificent and contemporary architectural design. It has become a significant cultural center in Israel, attracting some of the world's most recognized performers and ensembles, thanks to its cutting-edge facilities, which include a 2,000-seat auditorium, big stage, and excellent lighting and sound systems.
Bilbao Philharmonic Society
The Bilbao Philharmonic Society is a cultural institution in Bilbao, Spain. The concert hall has established itself as one of the most prominent classical music venues in the country, thanks to its rich history and outstanding acoustics. Ingolf Wunder enqueued himself in a fabulous lineup of the best musicians in the world including Emil von Sauer, Pinchas Zukerman, Arthur Rubinstein, Miecio Horszowski, Alfred Cortot, Vladimir Horowitz, Arthur Schnabel, Shura Cherkassky and many many others.
Poznań Aula UAM
The Pozna Aula UAM in Poland is a spectacular music hall known for its exceptional acoustics and majestic architecture. Going back to 1611, this theatre which was built in the early twentieth century, has hosted many great artists and musicians over the years, including world-class orchestras and soloists. The acclaimed pianist Martha Argerich and many other artists played concerts in the Aula UAM. Ingolf Wunder is a frequent guest, going back to 2006.
Israel's Beersheba Theater is one of the country's best entertainment venues. The theater is well-known for presenting a variety of world-class concerts and performances, thanks to its nice auditorium and cutting-edge sound and lighting systems. Prominent conductor Zubin Mehta, who led the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in a series of outstanding concerts, was one of the most famous musicians to perform at the Beersheba Theater.
Conservatoire de Musique de Genève
The Conservatoire de Musique de Genève concert hall is a major music venue in Geneva, Switzerland. During its first year of existence Franz Liszt taught at this conservatory. Its hall is well-known for hosting some of the world's most illustrious classical musicians and ensembles. The hall's rich history and dedication to music instruction and performance have made it a well-known cultural monument in Geneva.
Verona Philharmonic Theater
The Verona Philharmonic Theater in Italy is a one-of-a-kind and historically significant venue for classical music concerts. Its magnificent interior and acoustics make it an ideal venue for some of the world's most brilliant musicians. The famed tenor Luciano Pavarotti, who gave countless concerts at the theater and charmed audiences with his strong voice, is one of its most famous performers. The rich cultural tradition and gorgeous architecture of the theater make it a must-see for any music enthusiast.
Arthur Rubinstein Philharmonic
The Arthur Rubinstein Philharmonic in Lodz, Poland, is a spectacular concert hall with a rich history and distinctive design that is a popular venue for classical music events. It was named for the legendary pianist Arthur Rubinstein, who was born in Lodz, and it drew many world-class musicians, including Vladimir Ashkenazy, who appeared as a conductor with Ingolf Wunder as his soloist performing Beethoven's first piano concerto with cadenzas by Ingolf Wunder.
The Silesian Philharmonic in Katowice
The Silesian Philharmonic in Katowice, Poland, is a spectacular performance hall with a long history and superb acoustics. It has become one of the country's most sought-after venues for classical music events. Many great artists have performed on its stage, including Witold Małcużyński, Igor Oistrakh, Sviatoslav Richter as well as Sir Simon Rattle, who led an enthralling concert with the Silesian Philharmonic Orchestra. Ingolf Wunder played Chopin and also Wojciech Kilar with the Silesian Philharmonic.
The Laeiszhalle, Kleiner Saal, is a historic music venue in Hamburg, Germany, known for its remarkable acoustics and exquisite ambience. The Laeiszhalle, which was built in 1908, has been a focus of musical activity for over a century and continues to hold a wide range of musical events, from classical concerts to jazz and pop performances.
Gallus Hall, Cankar Centre
The Gallus Hall within the Cankarjev dom cultural complex in Ljubljana, Slovenia, is known for its outstanding acoustics and cutting-edge technology. Because of its adaptability, it can hold a wide range of events, from classical concerts to theater performances. The Gallus Hall is a true jewel in the center of Slovenia's cultural landscape, with its great location and exceptional facilities.
Hohenems, Austria - Schubertiade Markus-Sittikus-Saal This modest performance hall, built in the Baroque style, has a rich musical history and has hosted some of the greatest classical musicians of all time. It is rumoured that Mozart himself gave a concert in this hall in 1791.
Leverkusen's Erholungshaus (Kulturhaus) - This contemporary concert hall has been constructed to provide ideal acoustics for a wide range of musical forms. The Erholungshaus is one of Germany's top music halls, with a cutting-edge sound system and attractive décor. Lang Lang, a pianist, gave one of its most famous performances there.
Witold Lutosławski Concert Studio
Polish Radio's Witold Lutosawski Concert Studio S1, Warsaw, Poland - The Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra performs in this sophisticated performance venue, which is one of the most technologically equipped in Europe. The hall was named for the legendary Polish composer Witold Lutosawski, who performed frequently here. Krystian Zimerman, a pianist, was one of the most prominent performers to perform in the hall, giving a concert there in 2009.
ACT CITY Hamamatsu
Japan's ACT CITY in Hamamatsu is an architectural marvel that features not only a modern and big performance hall, but also a magnificent tower with a panoramic view of Hamamatsu. Nobuyuki Tsujii, a renowned Japanese pianist, is among many who have performed there. Ingolf Wunder
Józef Elsner Opole Philharmonic
Opole Philharmonic Józef Elsner, Opole, Poland - The Józef Elsner Opole Philharmonic, with its rich cultural heritage, is an important part of the city's musical scene. Krzysztof Penderecki, the great Polish composer, gave one of the most famous concerts there.
Audimax of the University Regensburg
University of Regensburg, Germany - Audimax The Audimax, a well-known musical venue in Regensburg, is noted for its outstanding acoustics and cutting-edge facilities. It has hosted numerous major concerts, including one by world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma.
Kyoto Biwako Hall
Biwako Hall is located in Kyoto, Japan. It is a famous destination for both local and foreign artists due to its attractive design, high-quality acoustics, and great location. The Japanese conductor Seiji Ozawa gave one of the most known concerts at this location.
Philharmonic Hall in Rzeszów
The Philharmonic Hall in Rzeszów, Poland is a performance center, which has held a number of famous concerts and events up to this date. Janusz Olejniczak, the Polish pianist, who played the piano music in Roman Polanski's famous movie "The Pianist", gave among others a memorable performances in Rzeszów.
Auditorium Manzoni Bologna
The Auditorium Manzoni (Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Italy) is a true jewel of Bologna's cultural scene, with its rich history (since 1933) and great architecture. Its pure Art Nouveau style that characterizes the exterior facades, decorations and interior frescoes was naturally maintained and respected in the radical restoration that took place in 2003. Krystian Zimerman gave one of the most legendary recitals there.
Klagenfurt Konzerthaus, Austria - The Konzerthaus Klagenfurt is a renowned music theater with its beautiful modern design, outstanding acoustics, and cutting-edge facilities. As Klagenfurt is the place Ingolf Wunder was born, he played one of his first public performances in this hall.
Ballroom of the Royal Castle
The Royal Castle's Ballroom, with its majestic chandeliers and beautiful furnishings, is a genuine monument of Poland's rich cultural legacy. Amongst many others, Piotr Anderszewski, Ingolf Wunder, Alexander Gilman and many other performed in this hall.
Yokohama Philia Hall
The Philia Hall, a popular performance venue in Yokohama, Japan, is known for its excellent acoustics and attractive decor.
Club An Der Schillingbrücke
The Yellow Lounge by Deutsche Grammophon with Ingolf Wunder took place at the 'Club An Der Schillingbrücke', which is a stylish lounge combining old-world elegance with modern flair, making it a dynamic hub. Some of the industry's finest stars have performed within these Yellow Lounges.
The Auditorium Trento, nestled in the midst of the Italian Alps, is a pretty concert hall with great acoustics. The Haydn Orchestra of Bolzano is a frequent guest in this hall. Ingolf Wunder played the 1st Tchaikovsky piano concert with them.
Seoul Sejong Center
Korea's Seoul Sejong Center - The Sejong Center, a true cultural heart of Seoul, is known for its cutting-edge amenities and outstanding acoustics. Ingolf Wunder's recital featured works by Frederic Chopin.
Toyama City Theater for Performing Arts (Aubade Hall)
The Aubade Hall at the City Performing Arts Theater in Toyama, Japan has swiftly become one of the region's most popular classical music venues. Many prominent musicians, like pianist Yuja Wang, have performed in the enormous concert hall, which features a cutting-edge sound system and acoustics.
The Gamle Logen in Oslo is on of Norway's oldest performance venue, built in 1836. It is steeped in history and was Edvard Grieg's concert hall. The breathtaking facility has held concerts by some of the world's most famous performers, including pianist Sviatoslav Richter. The Gamle Logen is a true gem in the classical music world.
The Liszt's House in Raiding, Austria is dedicated to maintaining the history of classical music as an homage to the great Hungarian composer and pianist, Franz Liszt, who was born in Raiding. The Liszt-Haus Raiding is the ideal setting for experiencing the timeless works of renowned composers, from the beautiful grand piano to the intimate ambience.
St David's Hall, Cardiff
The St David's Hall is one of Wales' largest music halls, with gorgeous architecture and a huge atmosphere. Many great artists have performed at the facility, including the Welsh National Opera, the renowned violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, Vladimir Ashkenazy and many others. St David's Hall, with its warm acoustics and central position, is the ideal venue for experiencing classical music in all its splendour.
Festival Internacional Cervantino
This annual event in Guanajuato, Mexico, brings together some of the world's top classical musicians. The Festival Internacional Cervantino is an arts celebration with a broad array of artists ranging from classical orchestras to modern pop musicians. Lazar Berman, the New York Philharmonic, Ingolf Wunder and many others appeared at the Festival.
The Ravinia Festival near Chicago is the ideal spot to appreciate music in great outdoor and indoor venues. The event, which takes place each summer in a gorgeous park, has hosted some of music's biggest names, including John Legend, Aretha Franklin, Lady Gaga, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman. Ingolf Wunder performed Beethoven, Chopin and Liszt in Ravinia.
Octagon Club Seoul
Octagon Club Seoul is a trendy music venue that has swiftly become a fixture of the city's thriving cultural scene. Octagon, known for presenting a diverse range of performances and events, has drawn some of the biggest names in music, including well-known Korean pop singers. Ingolf Wunder's performance at a DG Yellow Lounge was enthusiastically received by the Korean audience.
The 'Kleiner Saal' at the Berlin Konzerthaus is a famed performance hall located in the city's centre. It was built in the nineteenth century and has hosted many of the city's most memorable musical concerts, including those by classical greats such as Beethoven and Brahms.
Montforthaus Feldkirch is a beautiful performance venue in the Austrian town of Feldkirch. It is the ideal environment for an amazing musical experience, with its spacious space, great acoustics, and breathtaking mountain vistas.
The Slovak Philharmonic, situated in Bratislava, is a world-class symphony orchestra. The Philharmonic, which has a long history reaching back to the nineteenth century, has been home to some of the world's most outstanding performers, including famed conductor Herbert von Karajan.
The CMA Ossiach is a superb performance hall in the picturesque Austrian village of Ossiach. It has housed many of the world's most famous musicians and orchestras, including the Vienna Philharmonic, and is known for its spectacular architecture and acoustics.
Hsinchu Concert Hall
Hsinchu Concert Hall is a lovely venue in the heart of Taiwan. It is the ideal venue for experiencing some of the top musical acts from across the world, thanks to its cutting-edge technology and superb acoustics.
Stadttheater Fürth, in Germany, is a classic music auditorium in the heart of Fürth's attractive town. It has hosted many of the region's most memorable musical acts, thanks to its classic German architecture and exquisite interior.
Town Hall Vaduz
Town Hall Vaduz is a historic concert hall in the center of Liechtenstein's tiny principality. It has hosted many of the country's most memorable musical acts due to its gorgeous interior and acoustics.
Berlin Philharmonic Chamber Hall
The 'Kammermusiksaal' of the Berlin Philharmonic is one of the world's most recognized music venues holding 1180 seats. It has been home to some of the world's best musicians and ensembles and is known for its outstanding acoustics and gorgeous architecture.
Kyoto Baroque Saal
The Baroque Saal is a small concert theater in the centre of Kyoto, Japan, dedicated to classical and baroque concerts. The magnificent hardwood interior and exquisite decorations of the hall make it a one-of-a-kind space for performers and music fans alike. The acclaimed violinist Itzhak Perlman is one of the most well-known artists to have performed at Kyoto Baroque Saal.
The CKK Jordanki music hall in Torun, Poland, is a modern, acoustically sophisticated venue that has swiftly established itself as one of Poland's nicest concert halls. The hall is known for its sleek, contemporary appearance as well as its cutting-edge sound and lighting equipment, making it a favorite among musicians and audiences alike. The legendary pianist Martha Argerich, who performed there in 2016, is one of the most recognized performers who have performed at this venue.
Historische Stadthalle Wuppertal
The Historische Stadthalle Wuppertal is a magnificent concert hall in Wuppertal, Germany. The hall has a long history, having been built in the late 1800s and used for almost a century as a venue for classical music, opera, and theater events. The great cellist Jacqueline du Pré, who gave a soul-stirring concert in the hall in 1965, is one of the most famous artists to have performed at the Historische Stadthalle Wuppertal.
The Auditorium Bolzano is a contemporary concert auditorium in the center of Bolzano, Italy. The hall is well-known for its superb acoustics, which have been meticulously designed to provide the best possible experience for both performers and listeners.
The Festspielhaus Bregenz's Grosser Saal is a spectacular concert venue in Bregenz, Austria. The interior of the hall is famous for its complex detailing and magnificent, baroque decor.
Łazienki Park - Open Air
Every Sunday during the summer, open-air concerts in Łazienki Park are a popular tradition in Warsaw. The concerts are hosted in the picturesque Łazienki Park and feature local and famous musicians performing Chopin's work. This is a perfect way to spend a summer afternoon in Warsaw, listening to some of the finest music ever written while surrounded by the beauty of one of the city's most famous parks.
Warm-blooded, big-boned, panoramic accounts, richly and subtly expressive without displaying a hint of bombast or manipulative self-indulgence.– BBC Music Magazine