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Dmitry Sitkovetsky

Dmitry Sitkovetsky is a prolific recording artist, violinist, conductor and transcriber of orchestral and string trio versions of J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations and fifty other repertoire gems. Born into a family of musicians, he studied at the Moscow Conservatory and then at the Juilliard School, New York. Sitkovetsky has made more than fourty recordingse with orchestras such as the London Symphony, Philharmonia, and Royal Concertgebouw orchestras, conducted by Davis, Marriner, and Menuhin. He has performed with leading orchestras including the Berlin Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Cleveland, LA Philharmonic, Leipzig Gewandhaus and New York Philharmonic. In 1990, he founded the New European Strings Chamber Orchestra (NES), bringing together musicians from both Russian and Western backgrounds (reflecting his own life story). Since 2003, Sitkovetsky has served as Music Director of the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, NC. Additional highlights include his book Dmitry Sitkovetsky: Dialogues and his interview series on It Ain’t Necessarily So.

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