Last updated: December 11, 2017
Helge Harding is a conductor and clarinetist. His clear, emotional and captivating interpretations draw from an extraordinary range of professional experiences.
He is at home in various roles: as a conductor of the Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss or the Ensemble Mosaik, as a solo clarinettist in large halls such as the Liederhalle Stuttgart or Laizshalle Hamburg, as an orchestral musician in orchestras such as the Frankfurt Opera or the Berliner Sinfoniker or as a performer of contemporary-experimental music Music at festivals such as the MusikTriennale Köln or the Salzburg Festival.
He uses his communicative skills to enable lively access to the world of classical music to as many people as possible from all walks of life. He hosts innovative concert formats, is a senior lecturer at the University of the Arts Berlin (UdK) and holds seminars. He is also socially committed to improve professional conditions.
Helge Harding has been inspired and influenced by Sir Yehudi Menuhin, Pierre Boulez and Marek Janowski and has new ideas to offer to today's audiences. The German federal government recently awarded him the prize 'Cultural and Creative Pilot Germany'.