Wilfried HEDENBORG, born 1977 in Salzburg, Austria.
|1983:||first violin lesson with his father.|
|1989:||entered the Mozarteum Academy of Music in Salzburg as a pupil of Prof. R.RICCI.|
|1996:||Bachelor of Arts Degree with Distinction|
|1997:||founded "THE VIENNA QUARTET" as it's 1st violinist, left in 2001|
|1998:||Master of Arts Degree with Distinction|
|began the developement of strings with Thomastik-Infeld, developement of the "Infeld-Violin" strings with Ing.F.Klanner and D.Pergamenchikov.|
|development of "Vision" family and "PI" followed 2004 - 2010|
|post graduate study with Prof. W.HINK at the Conservatorium Vienna|
|2001:||employed by the Vienna Stateopera Orchestra / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (1st Violin Section)|
|2002:||graduates his studies at the Conservatorium Vienna with distinction|
|2004:||became a member of Wiener Philharmoniker|
|2004 - 2010:||as a board member served as librarian of Wiener Philharmoniker|
|2006:||became a member of Wiener Hofmusikkapelle|
|2018 - today:||as works council chairman representing the not performing arts personel of the Vienna Stateopera|
Attended RICCI's masterclasses in Italy, Germany, Austria, Spain, and the U.S.A., as well as the annual masterclasses held by Thomas BRANDIS and Herman KREBBERS.
Awards at numerous competitions, including:
|1993:||"Jugend musiziert" 1st prize and special prize awarded by the Vienna Philharmonic
Orchestra, special prize awarded by the Kiwanis Club;
special prize at the International "Tibor Varga" Competition (Sion, Switzerland);
4th prize at the International "Pablo de Sarasate" Competition (Pamplona, Spain).
|1994:||1st prize at the "Alpe Adria" Competition (Gorizia, Italy);
2nd prize at the "Concertino Prague" Competition, supsequent concerts at the South Bohemian Festival and in the Rudolphinum Hall, Prague;
special prize awarded by the Summer Academy of the Mozarteum Salzburg.
|1995:||1st prize and the "audience's prize" at the "Concours R.Ricci" (Iserlohn, Germany);
special prize at the "4th Vienna International Music Competition" (Vienna, Austria).
|1997:||1st prize and numerous special prizes at the "International T.Wronski Solo Violin Competition" (Warsaw, Poland).|
"Honour Award" given by the Minister for Science and Traffic, Dr. Caspar Einem.
Frequent concert performances - solo, chamber and orchestral- in Austria and abroad, including:
|1992:||Orchestra of the Mozarteum Academy under M.Gielen in the Mozarteum Großer Saal.|
|1993:||Mozarteum Orchestra under H.Graf in the Großes Festspielhaus.|
|1994:|| Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra under P.Vronsky;
Baadische Staatskapelle Karlsruhe under K.Ono.
|1995:||"Forum Junger Künstler": Vienna Chamber Orchestra under M.Caldi in the Brucknerhaus Linz and the Konzerthaus Vienna, Austria.|
|1997:|| Solo Recital in the National Philharmonie Warsaw, Poland;
performances in conjunction with the ballet of the Vienna State Opera under B.Stadler, N.Musin and R.Zanella.
|1998:||Philharmonie der Nationen under J.Frantz; Solo Recital (including 12 Paganini Caprices in the 2nd half) in Warsaw, Poland; Wieniawski Philharmonie Lublin in Lublin, Poland under P.Kantschieder; Sinfonietta Baden under T.Rößner; Solo Recital in Kitzbühel, Austria.|
|2003:||performances in conjunction with the ballet of the Vienna State Opera under S.Nakamura, E.Peci and R.Zanella.|
|2018:|| Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini under R.Muti in Teatro Alighieri Ravenna, Italien ("Jubilee of 100th birthday R.Ricci");
Philharmonia Aeterna under N.Totsuka Tokyo, Japan (Premiere performance of the M.Rozsa violinconcerto in Japan).
Live broadcasts by the Austrian, Bavarian, Czech, Polish, Italian, Spanish, American and Japanese Radio/Television.