Born in Berlin, Fabian Boreck got his first cello lessons at the age of 5.

He was a pupil of the C.-Ph.-E.-Bach-Musikgymnasium Berlin and studied at the Academy of Music Hanns Eisler Berlin with Prof. Kleif Carnarius. His interest in Early Music, since his school days, finally led him to conclude his studies with Prof. Jan Freiheit at the University of the Arts Berlin with a Master's Degree on the baroque cello.

In the past, master classes have taken him to Peter Bruns, Wolfgang Boettcher and Gustav Rivinius; with the baroque cello to Markus Möllenbeck and Antje Geusen, as well as to numerous events in the State Music Academy Saxony-Anhalt Michaelstein Monastery.

He was a founding member of the German Youth Baroque Orchestra Bachs Erben, a permanent member of the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie (federal student orchestra Young German Philharmonic), substitute in the Konzerthausorchester Berlin and a member of the Orchestra Academy of the Staatskapelle Weimar. After earlier own participations he took part at the German competition Jugend Musiziert as a juror.


As a baroque cellist he received additional important instrumental impulses by musicians such as Kristin von der Goltz, Werner Matzke, Dorothee Oberlinger, Anton Steck and members of the baroque orchestra Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin. Further he worked together with musicians such as Reinhard Goebel, Jörg Halubek, Joachim Held, Wolfgang Katschner, Alexis Kossenko, Riccardo Minasi, Hille Perl, Luca Pianca and Ludger Rémy.

He has been invited to perform with ensembles / orchestras such as the Chursächsische Capelle Leipzig, Les Amis de Philippe, Berliner Barock Solisten and Staatskapelle Weimar. Engagements led him through Europe and to Asia, further to Bachfest Leipzig, Händel-Festspiele Halle and Schwetzinger Festspiele. In 2018 he launched the project Musica Temporalis [The Sound of "Time"].


In addition to his work on the cello, the intensive activity with sheet music editing and its scientific side is another long-standing passion. Direct results of this are the cooperation with Edition Walhall and the partnership with the Institut zur Erforschung und Erschließung der Alten Musik in Dresden (Musikschätze aus Dresden) e.V. [Institute for the Research and Development of Early Music in Dresden (Music Treasures from Dresden)].

Due to his interest in audiophile music listening, film music and sound engineering Fabian Boreck is also asked by composers for remote recording tasks as well as studio recordings. His decades-long passion for improvisation makes him a sought-after artist in this field. He has worked with musicians and producers from Germany, Great Britain, France, Italy, the Netherlands, the USA and Australia.


Fabian Boreck is the associate Principal Cellist of the Oldenburg State Orchestra (Germany) as well as also a sought-after baroque cellist. Exclusively with Jargar Superior strings, he plays a violoncello made by Jean-Baptiste Salomon in Paris in 1764 and furthermore a baroque cello by Konrad Stoll.



October 2021

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