Radovan Vlatkovic biography

Radovan Vlatkovic

Horn, Musical Artist

1962 –


Who is Radovan Vlatkovic?

Radovan Vlatković is a Croatian born horn player. He is the former principal horn of the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. He left that post in 1990 to devote himself to a solo career and has recorded many of the major works for horn. He is now professor of horn at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria and at the Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia in Madrid. Vlatkovic also participates as a senior artist at the Marlboro Music Festival, has performed in chamber music and solo recital for the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, and is widely considered to be one of the world's most exceptional horn players.

Already as student Vlatkovic carried prizes at the International Horn Competition in Liége, Belgien, at the 12th Yugoslavien Music Competition and at the International Competition "Premo Ancona" in Italy. Especially noteworthy was being awarded the First Prize at the ARD International Competition in Munich in 1983 Ð the prize had not been awarded in hornplaying for 14 years.

The career that followed is remarkable. As soloist he travelled most of the European continent, America, Canada, Mexico, Israel, the Near East, East Africa, Japan and Australia. Among his appearances he played with the Radio Symphony Orchestra of Berlin, the Bavarian Radio Philharmonic, the BBC Symphony Orchestra London, English Chamber Orchestra, Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields, Camerata Academica des Mozarteums, in Japan with the Yomiuri Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Metropolitan Orchestra and the NHK Symphony Orchestra.


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Jan 29, 1962
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  • Vlatković, Radovan

on July 23, 2013

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