DMITRY FERSCHTMAN

He began his musical training when he was very young at the Central Music School in Moscow and in 1964 at the Moscow Conservatory with Galina Kozoloepova and Natalia Gutman . In his second year at the academy he founded (including the violistMisha Geller ) the Glinka String Quartet , in which he played from 1966 to 1978 and that he gave hundreds of concerts in theSoviet Union and beyond. He also performed as a soloist. The quartet has won the first prize at an international string quartet competition in Liege , Belgium in 1969 . From 1969 to 1973 Ferschtman was professor of chamber music at the Moscow Conservatory .
In 1978 Ferschtman emigrated with his wife, the pianist Mila Baslawskaja from the Soviet Union to the Netherlands, where a year later their daughter, violinist Liza Ferschtman, was born.
In the Netherlands, he built a new career. He played as a soloist with most conductors such as Frans Brüggen , Kenneth Montgomery , Edo de Waart . He is also active in various chamber ensembles . So he, again with Misha Geller, a new Glinka Quartet. He forms a duo with his wife Mila Baslawskaja, with whom he includes works byMyaskovsky , Schnittke , Shostakovich , Debussy and Franck recorded. With the pianist Ronald Brautigam took works by Prokofiev in which 10 got a CD in the music magazine Look .
Dmitri Ferschtman is professor of cello at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague and the Amsterdam Conservatory . He is also a frequent guest at international festivals and gives master classes in Germany , France and Japan . He was a lecturer at the Holland Music Sessions from 1993. His pupils include others Pepijn Meeuws , Maarten MostertVincent de Kort , Doris Hochscheid , Larissa Groeneveld , Quirine and Wouter my managers .
Ferschtman plays on a cello built by Daniel Roye 2004.

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