Kliment Krylovskiy, clarinet
Praised for his “easy facility, a vibrant tone” and “expressiveness and exuberance” by the New York Concert Review, “masterful playing” by L’Orfeo (Mexico), “confident musicality” by the Lincoln Journal Star and proclaimed as “an artist whose profound musicality is only matched by his sparkling technique” (Nice-Matin, France), American clarinetist Kliment Krylovskiy has been enjoying an international concert career as member of the esteemed Zodiac Trio.
As a member of the Zodiac Trio, Mr. Krylovskiy performed at such leading venues as the famed Festival Radio France Montpellier, International Colmar Festival, the Oriental Performing Arts Center in Shanghai, Izumi Hall in Japan, Lincoln Center’s Bruno Walter Auditorium and Tishman Auditorium in New York; has been broadcast by France 3 Television, Beijing’s CCTV News, Canada’s CBC Radio and Television, New York’s WXQR and WNYC, featured live on WGBH’s “Live from Frasier” in Boston, and has recorded multiple times for Radio France in Paris. In addition, he has toured throughout China multiple times, and has given chamber music and instrumental masterclasses at such institutions as Boston University, Berklee College of Music, Boston Conservatory, Tufts University, Western State College of Colorado, Southeastern State University of Oklahoma, Western Michigan University, Colorado College, Ningboa University (China) and the China Conservatory of Beijing.
Lending himself as an orchestral player, Kliment Krylovskiy served as assistant principal of the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas in New York, with which he has toured internationally on many occasions. As one of the principal players, Mr. Krylovskiy was invited to a private reception at the White House with the First Family after a performance at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. As soloist, Kliment Krylovskiy has performed with the Couer D’Alene Symphony, the Kingston Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de la Vallee, Kensington String Ensemble and Lonestar College Wind Ensemble, among others, .
In 2007, Kliment Krylovskiy was awarded the prestigious Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship which carried a one-year residency in Paris, where Mr. Krylovskiy performed extensively – serving as an American musical ambassador to the French audiences.
Mr. Krylovskiy studied at Indiana University Bloomington with Eli Eban, the Manhattan School of Music with David Krakauer, Paris Superior Conservator and the Nice Conservatory (France) with Michel Lethiec, and is the Artistic Director of the Zodiac Music Academy & Festival in the South of France.