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Dmitri Murrath

Born in Brussels, violist Dimitri Murrath has made his mark as a viola soloist of the international scene, performing regularly in venues including Jordan Hall (Boston), Kennedy Center (Washington), Wigmore Hall, Purcell Room, Royal Festival Hall (London), Kioi Hall (Tokyo), the National Auditorium (Madrid), and Palais des Beaux-Arts (Brussels).

A 2014 recipient of the Avery Fisher Career Grant, Dimitri Murrath has won numerous awards, including second prize at the First Tokyo International Viola Competition and First prize at the 2008 Primrose International Viola Competition.

An avid chamber musician, Murrath has collaborated with Miriam Fried, Pamela Frank, Richard Goode, Laurence Lesser, Paul Katz, Donald Weilerstein, Gidon Kremer, Kim Kashkashian, Menahem Pressler, Radovan Vlatkovic, Arnold Steinhardt, Peter Wiley, David Soyer, and Mitsuko Uchida.

Festivals include IMS Prussia Cove (UK), Ravinia’s Steans Institute for Young Artists (Chicago), and Marlboro Music Festival (Vermont), Juventus (France), Lockenhaus (Austria).

Dimitri Murrath began his musical education at the Yehudi Menuhin School studying with Natalia Boyarsky, and went on to work in London with David Takeno at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He graduated with an Artist Diploma from the New England Conservatory as a student of Kim Kashkashian. He is on the Viola Faculty of New England Conservatory.