Dmitri Shteinberg

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    Winston Salem, NC, United States


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    Dmitri Shteinberg has appeared across North America, Germany, England, France, Switzerland, Sweden, Italy, Portugal, Russia, Bulgaria and Israel. His solo performances include the Jerusalem Symphony, The Italian Filarmonica Marchigiana, Israel Chamber Orchestra, Israel Camerata Orchestra and Porto National Symphony under the batons of Massimo Pradella, Roger Nierenberg, Florin Totan and David Shallon, among others. In the United States, he appeared with the Baton Rouge, Richmond, Charlottesville, Salisbury and Manassas symphony orchestras. Shteinberg was a guest artist at the Mostly Mozart Festival, Summit Music Festival, Music Festival of the Hamptons, the ”Oleg Kagan” Festival in Germany, Festival Aix-en-Provence in France and Open Chamber Music in Cornwall, England. Chamber music appearances include the Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, The Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, Alice Tully Hall in New York and the Saunders Theatre in Boston.

    Called ”protean and refined” by the New York Times, Shteinberg recorded for the Israeli ”Voice of Music” radio station, the NPR, the Bavarian Radio, Summit Records, Fleur de Son and Sono Luminus labels and the Yamaha Disklavier; collaborated with members of the New York Philharmonic and the cellists Han-Na Chang and Natalia Gutman.

    Besides solo and chamber music performances, Shteinberg frequently appears with concert-lectures; he also plays harpsichord and period pianos. His interest in new music has led to world premieres and numerous commissions.

    Dmitri Shteinberg is a prizewinner in twenty competitions worldwide, including the first prize in ”Citta de Senigallia” international  piano  competition  in  Italy.  In  the  United  States,  he  won   the   Naomi Foundation  Competition   and   the   Artists   International  Debut  Award, and  received  the Salon  De Virtuosi Fellowship Grant.

    A native of Moscow, Dmitri Shteinberg studied at the Gnessin Special School of Music under Anna Kantor, teacher of Evgeny Kissin. His later teachers include Victor Derevianko and Nina Svetlanova, both students of Heinrich Neuhaus. Shteinberg holds a Doctorate from the Manhattan School of Music, and is currently an Associate Professor and Piano Department Chair at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. His former students have gone on to study at pretigious conservatories in the US and Europe, and won numerous competitions, including the Gran Prix at the Baltimore International Piano Competition. They hold teaching positions in the US and China.

    Shteinberg spends his summers teaching and performing at the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival in Burlington, VT, and the Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival in Tampa, FL.

    “AICF sponsored my studies first in Israel (1992-1999) and then in the US (1999-2004). Additionally, AICF engaged me on numerous occasions, ranging from fundraisers to tours and concerts in the US. My studies, particularly in Israel, would not be possible without AICF’s help.”


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    A native of Moscow, Dmitri Shteinberg holds a Doctorate in piano performance from the Manhattan School of Music, and is currently Associate Professor of piano and department chair at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. His performance…