Tobias Ringborg has established himself on the concert podium and in the opera house, as conductor, soloist and chamber musician. His career started in 1994 when he won the prestigious Soloist Prize in Sweden. The same year he graduated from the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and his violin studies continued at the Juilliard School in New York. Ringborg has appeared with every Swedish and several Scandinavian orchestras, often both as soloist and conductor, and has made some 20 CD recordings.
As an operatic conductor he made his debut in 2001 at the Stockholm Folkoperan and has since then been closely associated with the Royal Swedish Opera. He has also led productions at Malmö Opera, the Norwegian Opera, the Danish National Opera and Oper Leipzig. In 2005 he made his London debut, with the English Chamber Orchestra at the Barbican.
Ringborg has conducted the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic at the 2011 Nobel Prize Ceremony, Rigoletto, La Bohème, Turandot and Fedora at the Royal Swedish Opera, Turandot at Dalhalla, I Puritani at Danish National Opera, Il trovatore and Le nozze di Figaro at Scottish Opera, Cavalleria Rusticana, Pagliacci, La Bohème, Don Giovanni, Macbeth and L’elisir d’amore at Opera North, Idomeneo, Le comte Ory and Aniara in Malmö, Turandot and L’elisir d’amore in Gothenburg, Die Fledermaus in Oslo, Madama Butterfly and Tosca at New Zealand Opera, and Idomeneo at Garsington Opera.
Recent and upcoming highlights include La Bohème for New Zealand Opera, The Magic Flute for Scottish Opera, his Australian debut with Madama Butterfly in Adelaide, Offenbach’s Orphée aux enfers in Malmö, Verdi’s Un giorno di regno at Garsington Opera as well as concerts with Victoria Symphony (Canada), Swedish Radio SO,Auckland Philharmonia, Dalansinfoniettan and the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the Orchestra of Opera North.
In 2010 he was awarded the Herbert Blomstedt Prize from the Royal Swedish Academy of Music, of which he since 2011 is a member