live at Mulhouse Festival 2003
Photo: Manfred Rinderspacher

 Arkady Shilkloper

french horn, flugelhorn

Born in Moscow/Russia. Studied horn at the Gnesin music academy in Moscow, then worked at the Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra and as hornist at the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra. As freelance musician, he started with the group «Tri-O», from 1988 duo work with pianist Misha Alperin (1990 CD «Wave of Sorrow», ECM). Regular member of «Moscow Art Trio» with Alperin and Sergey Starostin. He also played with the Vienna Art Orchestra - Lionel Hampton, Elvin Jones, Lew Soloff and Herb Ellis, Pierre Favre, Louis Sclavis, Rabih Abou-Khalil, Hans Kennel, Jon Christensen and Christian Muthspiel. 1997 first horn solo album «Hornology», 2000 first alphorn solo «Pilatus». His album «Mauve» with Alegre Corrêa and Georg Breinschmid was “Best Jazz CD of the Year 2002" (Hans-Koller-Preis). Lives in Moscow.


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