Thomas Hengelbrock (Conductor)
Born: 9th June 1958, Wilhelmshaven
Thomas Hengelbrock is a German violinist, musicologist, stage director and conductor.
Born in Wilhelmshaven, Hengelbrock studied the violin with Rainer Kussmaul. He started his career in Würzburg and Freiburg im Breisgau. He worked as an assistant to Witold Lutosławski, Mauricio Kagel and Antal Doráti and played with ensembles such as the Concentus Musicus Wien. In 1985, he cofounded the Freiburger Barockorchester, where he worked as a violinist and a leader of the ensemble.
In 1991, Hengelbrock founded the Balthasar Neumann Chor in Freiburg.