Günter Seifert – Violin

Member of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Born in Weyer, Upper Austria.

1962 to 1969 – Studied at Mozarteum Salzburg.
1969 to 1972 – Studied at Music School of Higher Education Vienna.
1972 – Joined the Vienna State Opera Orchestra 1974 – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in 1974 (First Violin).
1980 – First Violin of the Seifert Quartet.
1988 to 1992 – member of the Ensemble Wien.
1993 – awarded the Record Prize
1996 – received  the Award of Mozart-Interpretations, Vienna Mozartgemeinde.
1995 – founder and leader of the Vienna Violin Quartet.
Since 1999 concert master of the Ensemble Corso Vienna.
2007 –  founder and leader of the Ensemble The Viennese.
In 2008 established the project Philharmonic Sound and Taste in Styria and conductor and solo violinist of the Strauss Festival Orchestra on a tour through Rumania.

Since then, conductor of the Austrian Youth Orchestra working regularly as conductor and lecturer of Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
2011 – 2014- initiator of Chamber Music – cycle of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at the Vienna State Opera together with Dominique Meyer, art director.
Chamber music cooperation with André Previn,
Placido Domingo, Leo Nucci, Ferrucio Furlanetto,
Herbert Lippert, Stephanie Houtzeel and Chen Reiss.

Performances in different countries in Europe, at the Salzburg Whitsun Festival, Mozartweek Salzburg, in Chile, China, Japan and New York.