Anton Dressler

Born in Moscow in 1974, he concluded his studies at Central Music School and Moscow Conservatory with Lev Mikhailov and Vladimir Sokolov; at the Bologna Conservatory with Italo Cappicchioni and at the La Scala Academy with Fabrizio Meloni and Mauro Ferrando. He also has participated in master classes by Antoy Pay, Wolfgang Meyer and Eddie Daniels.

Deeply committed to the chamber music repertoire, he is one of the founding members of the modular group “Kaleido Ensemble”, and has collaborated with violinists Julian Rachlin, Roman Mints, Francesco Senese, cellists Mischa Maisky, Boris Andrianov, Umberto Clerici, Patrizio Serino, pianists Ingrid Fliter, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Boris Petrushansky, Itamar Golan, Alexander Kobrin, with S. Petersburg Quartet, Aviv Quartet, Escher String Quartet, Moscow Chamber Orchestra, The Seasons Chamber Orchestra and others. Anton has been a guest in several music festivals such as “Festival Dei Due Mondi” in Spoleto, “Musica Sull’Acqua”, “Kissingen Sommer”, Aspen and Colmar festivals, “Homecoming” Chamber Music Festival in Moscow, “Four Seasons” in St. Petersburg among others.

Mr. Dressler has premiered numerous works and several composers such as U. Brener, E. Podgaiz, M. Bronner, A. Rosenblat, E. Galperin, A. Chaikovsky have dedicated their works to him.

Outside the classical field, Anton has taken part as well in numerous klezmer, jazz and crossover music projects, performing with Uri Brener (in AntUr Duo), Elias Faingersh, Arcady Schilkloper.

Dressler recordings include the Messiaen’s “Quatuor Pour la Fin du Temps”, an album of Russian Music for clarinet and piano for Cryston, Japan, a CD with elements of improvisation “Duo al Opera” for Kawai, Italia and featured in the CD “Leonid Desyatnikov: The Leaden Echo” by Quartz.