Linus Roth´s talent was recognised early in his youth. When he was 12 years old, he was accepted by Prof. Nicolas Chumachenco at the Music Academy Freiburg. In 1992 he won the First Prize at the German national competition “Jugend musiziert”.
One year later, he continued his studies with Prof. Zakhar Bron at the Music Academy Lübeck, from which he graduated in 1998. Further studies followed at the Music Academy of Zurich and the Music Academy of Munich with Prof. Ana Chumachenco. During his studies he got supported intensely by Anne-Sophie Mutter and her Foundation.
As a concert soloist he has performed, amongst others, with the Orchestra of Stuttgart State Opera, Munich Chamber Orchestra, Württembergisch Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn, Bern
Symphony Orchestra, the Radio Orchestra SWR and Berlin, Orchestra della Toscana, Orchestra del Teatro San Carlo Napoli, Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Brucknerorchester Linz, Vienna Chamber Philharmonic and Cologne Chamber Orchestra.
Conductors he collaborated with are, amongst others, Gerd Albrecht, Herbert Blomstedt, Andrey Boreyko, Frank Beermann, Dennis Russell Davies, Alun Francis, Matthias Foremny, James Gaffigan, Hartmut Haenchen, Manfred Honeck, Anu Tali and Antoni Wit.
In 2006 he received the Echo Klassik Award of the German Phonoacademy as “Best Newcomer” for his debut CD with sonatas by Brahms, Debussy, Ysaye and Mendelssohn, which was released on EMI Classics.
In October 2012 he was appointed Professor for Violin at the “Leopold-Mozart-Zentrum” of the University of Augsburg.
Linus Roth plays on the A. Stradivari “Dancla” 1703, kindly loaned by the “L-Bank, Staatsbank of Baden-Württemberg”, Germany.