Dmitri Berlinsky, violinist
Dmitri Berlinsky, professor of violin and artist teacher at the Michigan State University College of Music, has performed in major venues such as Carnegie and Avery Fisher Halls in New York, Kennedy Center in Washington DC, Tokyo’s Suntory Hall, Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Mariinsky Concert Hall.
Recent highlights include appearances as a soloist in Berlin Philharmonie Hall, Vienna Konzerthaus, Frankfurt Alte Opera House, Leipzig Gewandhaus, Munich Philharmonic, among others on European concert tour “Paganini Night” with Russian Philharmonic of St. Petersburg.
Last season Mr. Berlinsky performed and taught at the Cleveland Institute of Music, Royal Conservatory and Glen Gould School in Toronto, Tel Aviv University, Eastman School of Music, China Conservatory in Beijing, Xiamen and Fujian Universities in China, National University of Singapore and Institute of Music in Thailand.
In high demand as a teacher, Mr.Berlinsky has given Master Classes at the University of South California in Los Angeles, Menuhin School in London, Manhattan School, Temple University in Philhadelphia, DePaul and Roosevelt University in Chicago and served on the jury of Paganini International Competition, Washington International Competition, YCA and Astral Auditions.
Mr. Berlinsky is a founder of “Dorothy DeLay MasterClass Series” and Artistic Director of “International Chamber Soloists”. He is the co-founder of “Juventus ProMusica” concert series in New York City, providing chamber music experiences for young students alongside distinguished guest artists.
Mr. Berlinsky arrived on the international scene as the youngest winner in the history of the Paganini International Violin Competition in Genoa, Italy. This victory led to his performance on Nicolo Paganini’s own Guarneri del Gesú instrument, a privilege shared by only a handful of artists in history. Subsequent triumphs at the Montreal International Violin Competition (Grand Prize), the International Tchaikovsky Competition and the Queen Elizabeth Competition in Brussels, led to appearances with major orchestras in Europe, Russia, the Far East, North and South America.