Ingolstadt Georgian Chamber Orchestra

Founded in Tblisi in Georgia in 1964, in 1990 the Georgian Chamber Orchestra, with the support of the city of Ingolstadt and of Audi AG, moved to Ingolstadt. The artistic achievement of the orchestra owed much to its long-term leader, the virtuoso violinist Liana Issakadze, and to conductors such as Yehudi Menuhin and Kurt Masur. From 2000 to 2006 Markus Poschner held the position of principal conductor, and since 2007 Ariel Zuckermann has been principal conductor. The orchestra has appeared at leading European music festivals.