Ferenc Gábor born in Transylvania has begun his musical career as a viola player. From 1986 till 1994 he was the member of the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra, and then he became principal viola player of the Konzerthausorchester (the former Berliner Sinfonie-Orchester).

As a conductor he is performing all around the world. He conducts varied types of great Symphony Orchestras, Opera Ensembles, like the Bochumer Symphoniker, the Berliner Sinfonie-Orchestra, the Kammerphilharmonie Potsdam, the Savaria Symphony Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra of Costa Rica and the Transylvania Philharmonic Orchestra of Cluj; as well as smaller Ensembles of special types, like Ensemble UMZE Budapest, the Chamber Orchestra of BPO and BSO, Ensemble unitedBerlin and the Solistenensemble Ligatura Berlin. As a conductor and as a professor of Music High School „Hanns Eisler“ in Berlin, he has led different types of projects with a dozen of Student Orchestras and Ensembles like The Bayreuth Festival of Young Artists in or the National Student Orchestra NRW. Since 2004 he has been contributing to the projects of the Young German Philharmonic Orchestra. Presenting concerts of 20th century opera and orchestra pieces has earned him the reputation of an excellent interpreter and master of the contemporary music. Numerous premieres have proven this.
In 2003 his first CD was published at the Hungaroton Classic. Since 2002 Ferenc Gábor has been working together with Sinfonietta92, which is one of the most exciting young Ensembles of Berlin. In 2007 he founded the Solistenensemble Ligatura Berlin.
In February 2009, replacing the ill Iván Fischer conducted Ferenc Gábor for the famous concert series „Les Grands Interprétes“ a very successful concert with the Budapest Festival Orchestra. in Toulouse, France. The orchestra recently was listed the 9th best ensemble of the World on the top list of Gramophone Music Periodical.
On his concert debut with the Konzerthausorchester Berlin in June 2011, the soloist was the world famous pianist Fasil Say.