Arthur Hornig



In the season 17/18 Arthur Hornig’s appearance as soloist included the triple concerto by Beethoven with the Armenian National Orchestra, Dvorak cello concerto with the Brandenburg symphonic orchestra, the Sinfonia concertante by Prokofiev with the AOZ Zürich and a cello concerto by CPE Bach with the chamber orchestra oft he Deutsche Oper Berlin.


He was born in 1987 and received his first cello lessons at the age of 5 years with Prof. Eldar Issakadse. He studied with Prof. Michael Sanderling at the “Academy for Music and Art“ in Frankfurt/ Main and finished his soloist diploma with the highest degree that was given for years.


Arthur Hornig took part at the national competition "Youth Musicians" several times and always won first prizes. Already in 2002 he received a special prize at the International cello competition "Antonio Janigro" in Porec/ Croatia. After winning several prizes, Arthur was finalist at the "German Music-Competition" 2010 and awarded scholar of the german national foundation.


Since 2009 he is also awardee of the “German National Academic Foundation“ and has been supported by the “Yehudi-Menuhin-Foundation“ for many years.


Since that, Arthur Hornig has performed as a soloist with orchestras as the Radio-Symphony- Orchestra Berlin, Beethoven-Orchestra Bonn, Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Orchestra of the states-theater Gießen, Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra Heidelberg, Philharmonic Orchestra Jena, Western-Bohemian- Orchestra Marienbad and others.


Since 2011 he is 1st principal cellist of the orchestra oft the Deutsche Oper Berlin. Furthermore he has been playing regularly as guest principal cellist with orchestras as the Symphony Orchestra of Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR), Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig, Staatskapelle Dresden, Munich Philharmonic Orchestra and nearly every other Radio orchestra in Germany.


With his different chamber music groups, Arthur Hornig won several prizes at competitions such as the “European chamber music competition“, Karlsruhe.


He is performing regularly with his “Trio NeuKlang“, playing classical repertoire, contemporary music and crossover programs. In 2017, he won the "ECHO Klassik" with his "Berolina Ensemble“.


He has been repeatedly a guest professor at the TOHO University, Tokio, and has been guest at the "Cello Festival" in Porto Alegre / Brazil unter the patronage of the Goethe Institute.


Arthur Hornig is playing on a violoncello by J.B. Vuillaume, Paris 1867.

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