Radio Philharmonic Orchestra Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern, the Mecklenburg State Orchestra Schwerin, the international Orchestral Academy of the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the Philharmonic Orchestra Qatar, the Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra and the Symphony Orchestra of Valencia.
Conductor Walter Hilgers received his musical education in the subjects of tuba, contrabass and piano. Engagements as a tuba player with, amongst others, the Philharmonic State Orchestra and the NDR Symphony Orchestra in
Hamburg as well as with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, soon followed. In addition, Walter Hilgers was also part of the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra for 12 years and was a founding member of the German Brass Ensemble, where he spent 25 years.
In the 30 years of his active orchestral career, this exceptional artist has played music under the baton of Herbert von Karajan, Lorin Maazel, Claudio Abbado, Daniel Barenboim, Zubin Mehta,Andre Previn, Pierre Boulez, Georg Solti, James