Clarinetist David Orlowsky is widely recognized as a musician of tremendous expressiveness and depth, and is acknowledged worldwide as one of today’s leading interpreters of the clarinet repertoire ranging from Mozart to Golijov to klezmer. An exclusive Sony recording artist, David has recorded nine discs which have received three ECHO Klassik awards and won him a large and devoted following.
David Orlowsky has appeared both as a soloist and with his trio (the David Orlowsky Trio) at a number of major festivals and venues, including the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Rheingau Music Festival, Lucerne Festival, Gidon Kremer’s Lockenhaus Chamber Music Festival, the Philhamonie Berlin, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and Carnegie Hall, with orchestras such as the Netherlands Radio Philhamonic Orchestra and the German Chamber Orchestra.
An avid chamber musician, David collaborated with celebrated performers such as Vilde Frang, Igor Levit, the Danish String Quartet, the Quartetto di Cremona and the vocal sextet Singur Pur. David maintains close relationships with major contemporary composers such as Torsten Rasch, Matan Porat and David Bruce.
His original compositions have been published worldwide by Schott Music/ Advance Music and the music books are frequent bestsellers.
Born in Tuebingen, Germany in 1981, David studied with Manfred Lindner at the Folkwang Hochschule in Essen and with Charles Neidich and Ayako Oshima at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City. He is currently based in Berlin.