Since 25 years, his Duo Runge&Ammon performs these programs in festivals, series and clubs alike, across Europe, the USA, South-America and Asia.
Born in Heidelberg, Eckart Runge studied with Edmond Baert in Brussels and David Geringas in Lübeck. Further artistic inspirations include the Alban Berg Quartet Alfred Brendel, Walter Levin, Boris Pergamenschikow, and György Kurtag. Several awards in music-competitions such as Premio Stradivari Cremona, the Concours International de Musique de Genève and ARD Music Competition Munich initiated his active international career on stage. Albums, since 2005 exclusively for Warner/Erato have been granted numerous awards such as the Grammophone Award, the ECHO-Klassik and the Diapason d’Or.
As a professor at the University of Fine Arts Berlin (UdK), the Chapelle de la Reine Elisabeth in Brussels as well as on international master classes, he passes on his experience to students from across the world.