Arseniy Shuplyakov (St. Petersburg)
Was born in Leningrad in 1982.
In 2005 he graduated from the St. Petersburg State Conservatory as a percussionist.
Since 2015 he is studying at the conservatory’s faculty of symphony conducting.
In 2005 together with Vladislav Ivanov he founded the Renaissance Percussion ensemble.
Since 2000 he is the artist of Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra.
Since 2013 he is a timpani soloist of Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra.
He has collaborated with such conductors as Esa-Pekka Salonen, Neeme Järvi, Paavo Järvi, Krzysztof Penderecki, Christoph Eschenbach, Yuri Bashmet, Plácido Domingo, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Justus Frantz, Pierre Boulez and Tugan Sokhiev.
Since 2016 he is a conductor of the stage wind band of Mariinsky Theatre.