Ulf Wallin studied at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. Equally devoted to performing solo and chamber music, he has collaborated with conductors such as Jesús Lopéz-Cobos, Paavo Järvi, Andrew Manze, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Walter Weller and Franz Welser-Möst. In chamber music his partners includes Bruno Canino, Heinz and Ursula Holliger, Roland Pöntinen, András Schiff and Tabea Zimmermann.
Concert tours have taken Ulf Wallin throughout Asia, Europe and the United States, and to prestigious concert venues such as the Berlin Philharmonie, La Scala in Milan, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, Wigmore Hall in London and Vienna’s Musikverein. He is regularly invited to major festivals including the Berliner Festwochen, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Schubertiade in Schwarzenberg, Musiktage in Mondsee and Marlboro Music Festival. Ulf Wallin’s dedication to contemporary music is highlighted through the close contacts he has enjoyed with eminent composers such as Anders Eliasson, Alfred Schnittke and Rodion Shchedrin. He has made a number of radio and television appearances and his more than 40 CD recordings, many of them for BIS, have gained much acclaim and attention from the international media. Since 1996 he has been a professor of violin at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin. Ulf Wallin was awarded the Robert-Schumann-Preis der Stadt Zwickau in 2013, and in 2014 he was elected into the Royal Swedish Academy of Music.