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Matthew Lipman

American violist Matthew Lipman debuted with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at the Ravinia Festival and with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe at the Rheingau Music Festival in the summer of 2021. Highlights of recent seasons include appearances with the American Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. Lipman has worked with conductors Edward Gardner, Sir Neville Marriner, Osmo Vänskä, and Nicholas McGegan. He performs regularly on tour and at Alice Tully Hall with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. He performed with fellow violist Tabea Zimmermann at Michael Tilson Thomas’ Viola Visions Festival at the New World Symphony and debuted in recital at Carnegie Hall, Newport Classical, and the Tonhalle in Zurich. Lipman is the recipient of a 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant, and has won major prizes at international competitions. He performs on a 1700 Matteo Goffriller viola loaned through the generous efforts of the Pine Foundation.