Jan Vogler is one of today’s most renowned soloists, praised for his “soulful, ichly hued playing“ (New York Times) and his “spiralling virtuosity“ (Gramophone).
He frequently performs with leading international orchestras including New York Philharmonic, Boston, Pittsburgh and Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg as well as Orchestra dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia and collaborates with conductors such as Andris Nelsons, Fabio Luisi, Sir Antonio Pappano, Valery Gergiev, Thomas Hengelbrock, Manfred Honeck and Kent Nagano.
Currently he is focussing on the historically-informed sound of the cello repertoire and performing with gut strings on his latest album of Schumann’s Cello Concerto with Dresden Festival Orchestra under the baton of Ivor Bolton.
He is also the creative mind and key player of the project New Worlds. Bill Murray, Jan Vogler and Friends, which aims to intertwine American literature with European music. Upcoming highlights include a recital tour with longterm duo partner Hélène Grimaud in Germany.
A prolific and multi-award-winning recording artist, Jan Vogler exclusively records for Sony Classical. Among his most recent albums by Sony Classical is a Tchaikovsky recording with the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada, and the Moritzburg Festival Ensemble.
For his recording of Bach’s six Suites for cello solo he was awarded his third ECHO Klassik award in the category “Instrumentalist of the Year 2014 (cello)”.
Jan Vogler plays the 1707 Stradivari Ex Castelbarco/Fau cello.