Pavel Berman

Voice/Instrument: Violine


Pavel Berman attracted much attention when he won the First Price and Gold Medal at the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis in 1990.
Previously, at the age of seventeen, he had won the Second Prize at the 1987 Paganini International Violin Competition in Genoa, Italy.
Pavel Berman was born in Moscow, where he studied at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory. At the age of seven Mr. Berman made his public debut. While performing internationally, in 1992 he moved on to study with Dorothy DeLay at the Juilliard School in New York and later with Isaac Stern.
He has performed with the Indianapolis Symphony, the Atlanta Symphony, the Dallas Symphony, the Prague Symphony, the Liverpool Royal Philharmonic, the Beijing Philharmonic, the Staatskapelle Dresden, the Berliner Symphoniker. Pavel Berman has reached audiences at the Carnegie Hall in New York, Théâtre des Champs Elysées and Salle Gaveau in Paris, Herkulessaal in Munich, Auditorio Nacional in Madrid, Bunkakaikan in Tokyo, Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels.
From 1998 to 2006 Berman was Musical Director of the “Kaunas Symphony Orchestra” in Lithuania.
In 2009-2010 Mr.Berman has appeared as a soloist and conductor with such orchestras as the Mantua Chamber Orchestra, Toscanini of Parma, Genoa Theatre Orchestra, “Moscow Virtuosi”, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Prague Philarmonie Orchestra, Romanian National Radio Orchestra, Portuguese National Symphony Orchestra, Wurtembergische Philharmonie Orchestra as well as with a number of Russian and Italian orchestras.
Among the other projects in 2010-2011 Mr.Berman is going on recital tour in Japan as well as on tour in Italy as a soloist and conductor with the Mantua Chamber Orchestra. Pavel is also going to appear as a soloist with “La Fenice” Orchestra of Venice under Yutaka Sado and as a conductor with Orchestra RAI of Turin.
As a recording artist Mr.Berman is going to complete his Prokoffiev project with “Dynamic” by recording both violin concertos with Radio Orchestra of Lugano under Andrei Boreiko.
Previously he has recorded Violin Sonatas and 5 Melodies with pianist Vardan Mamiconian.
Another exiting project is a video rendition of Paganini 24 Caprices in double version: for violin solo on Guarneri del’Gesu ex-Cesoul and a exclusive Violin and String Orchestra version by Giedrius Kuprievicius on Stradivari “Marèchal Berthier”.
Mr. Berman has recorded for Koch International, Audiofon, Discover, Supraphon and Phoenix Classics and Dynamic.
He performs on Antonio Stradivari violin “Marèchal Berthier”, Cremona 1716 ‘ex Napoléon’ lent to him by the Pro Canale Foundation, Milan. 

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