Jan Vogler


Jan Vogler Photo credit: Mat Henne

Jan Vogler’s distinguished career has seen him perform with renowned conductors and internationally acclaimed orchestras around the world. He regularly premieres new works, most recently the "Three Continents" concerto, a newly commissioned concerto for cello and orchestra featuring one movement each by three composers from three different continents (Nico Muhly, Sven Helbig, and Zhou Long). A prolific and multi-award-winning recording artist, he records exclusively for SONY Classical. His newest release with guitarist Ismo Eskelinen, Songbook, features works for and arranged for cello and guitar by composers including Satie, Ravel, de Falla, and Piazzolla. Highlights of the 2019-20 season include two performances of the “Three Continents” concerto with the WDR Sinfonieorchester and the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, both led by Cristian Macelaru, concert appearances with LaFil Milano led by Daniele Gatti, with the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Jurowski, with the Komische Oper Berlin under Alondra de la Parra, with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra led by Fabio Luisi, and with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Omer Meir Wellber. This season also includes a solo recital at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, a duo recital with pianist Martin Stadtfeld in Aachen, and the introduction of a new project, a cycle of Beethoven Sonatas, for the celebration of the upcoming Beethoven year. Mr. Vogler has been artistic director of the Moritzburg Festival since 2001 and Intendant of the Dresden Music Festival since October 2008. He plays the Stradivari 'Ex Castelbarco/Fau' 1707 cello.