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Nikita Koshkin (born February 28, 1956) is a classical guitarist and composer born in Moscow. His early influences included Stravinsky, Shostakovich and Prokofiev, as well as rock music. As with those composers his music is characterised by rhythmic appeal, immediacy and wide range of colours, and well-thought-out dramatic content.

Koshkin first came to prominence with his suite The Prince's Toys, completed in 1980 and first performed by the Czech-born guitarist Vladimir Mikulka. It depicts the fairytale world of a child… read more

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  • the big master
  • the master
  • Nikita Koshkin is easily one of the finest contemporary composers. His Princes Toys Suite is an exceptional extended work.
  • This is one of my favorite CG authors, along with the likes of Sor and Tarrega. I love the jazzy, dissonant sound in his pieces.
  • Замечательный Гитарист. узнаю совсем недавно о существовании нашего русского первоклассного гитариста после просмотра видео John Williams The Seville Concert 1992 года (где тот играет Usher Waltz)... странно это всё =)

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