Saturday, Febraury 15, 2:00PM
Chester Presbyterian Church
3424 W Hundred Rd, Chester, VA
Performing works by Mozart, Brahms, Chopin and Schumann
For more information contact: Dr Douglas-Jayd Burn, Director of Music Chester Presbyterian Church, 804-748-4636
"Protean and refined" - New York Times
"Admirable strength of technique and vitality of rhythm" - Boston Globe
"Vibrant soloist" - The Gramophone
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 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 Artist Teacher of Piano at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. His former students received scholarships at numerous prestigious schools, including Manhattan School of Music, Eastman, the Oberlin Conservatory and the Hartt School of Music. He is also on faculty at the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival in Burlington, VT.