Gabor Tarkevi

Relaxing tone, outstanding transcendent technique

Gabor Tarkevi (trumpet)/G á bor Tarkövi,Trumpet

Born 1969 in Esztergom, Hungary. Born into a musical family. While studying the piano and clarinet, he became fascinated by the trumpet, and at the age of 9 he received instruction from his father, Istvan Tarkevi. From an early age, the more he aimed to become an orchestra player, the more he devoted himself to the trumpet. He studied at the Gyor Music School, the Franz Liszt Music School, and then graduated from the Franz Liszt Conservatory. He studied under György Geiger, Hans Gansch, György Kurtag and others, and was greatly influenced by them. In 1999, he became principal player of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra after working as assistant principal player of the Württemberg Philharmonic Orchestra and principal player of the Konzerthausorchester Berlin. From 2004 to 2019, he was the principal player of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Since 2018, he has been teaching at the Berlin University of the Arts, and is currently active as a soloist.

He is also active as a member of ensembles such as Pro Brass, Austrian Brass Connection, Wien-Berlin Brass Quintet, Berlin Philharmonic Brass Trio. As a soloist, he has appeared many times in Europe, the United States, Asia, etc., including the Berlin Philharmonic, Munich Bach Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Chugoku Philharmonic, Bach Collegium Munich, New Japan Philharmonic, Nagoya Philharmonic, London Symphony Orchestra, etc. Performed with.

To date, he has released four CDs from Tudor Classics in Switzerland and received critical acclaim.

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