DF Artists is proud to announce Pavel Berman as a new artist in its roster.

Pavel Berman was born in Moscow in 1970. He studied in the Centrai School of Music and the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory with Igor Bezrodniy and then went to the Juilliard School in New York to study with Dorothy Delay and later with lsaac Stern.
Mr. Berman attracted international attention when he won the Second Prize int the 1987 Paganini Competition at the age of 17 and received First Prize and the Gold Medal at the 1990 lndianapolis lnternational Violin Competition.
He has appeared as a soloist and/or conductor with orchestras such as the Moscow Virtuosi, Orchestra RAI di Torino, Orchestra di Santa Cecilia, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Staatskapelle Dresden, Berliner Symphoniker, Tokyo Philharmonic, lndianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Beijing Philharmonic Orchestra and others.
He has performed in prestigious halls such as Carnegie Hall in New York, Théatre des Champs Elysées, Herkulessaal in Munich, Auditorio Nacional de Musica in Madrid, Bunkakaikan in Tokyo, Teatro alla Scala in Milan. In 1998, Mr. Berman founded the Kaunas Chamber Orchestra in Lithuania and was its artistic director until 2005.
Pavel Berman has collaborated with musicians such as Lazar Berman, Andras Schiff, Bruno Canino, Alexander Rudin, Eliahu lnbal, Daniel Oren, Shlomo Mintz, Alban Gerhardt, Donald Weilerstein. Additionally, he has recorded for Koch lnternational, Audiofon, Discover, Phoenix Classics, Dynamic. His latest record, ‘Passacaglia’, together with the pianist Maria Meerovitch, released by Orchid Classics, has been released in October of 2023.
He currently gives masterclasses in numerous academies and is regularly invited to participate in the juries of the Paganini lnternational Competition, the George Enescu lnternational Competition, the lsang Yun Competition, Classical Strings and many others.
In 2021, Mr. Berman became the co­founder and artistic director for the Monteverdi Circle Online Centre for the Performing Arts. Pavel Berman is currently a professor in Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano, Switzerland, and in Accademia Perosi in Biella, ltaly. Among his former students are such artists as the 2021 winner of Paganini competition Giuseppe Gibboni, the 2023 Paganini competition second prize winner Jingzhi Zhang, granted the Audience Online Vote Award, the concertmaster of La Scala orchestra Laura Marzadori, the winner of ICMA 2022 prize Gennaro Cardaropoli and many other violinists who have taken leading positions in orchestras.
He plays an Antonio Stradivari violin, Cremona 1702 ‘ex David Oistrakh’, kindly lent to him by the Fondazione Pro Canale in Milan.