Now a violin virtuoso with a “hugely dense, expressive force”, Pavel Berman went from being an enfant prodige to winning, when he was only 17, the Silver Medal at the Paganini Competition and at 20 the First Prize and the Gold Medal at the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis.
In the course of his career, Pavel Berman has played with many orchestras, including the Dresden Staatskapelle, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony, Dallas Symphony, Prague Symphony, Liverpool’s Royal Philharmonic, Beijing Philharmonic,. He has performed in some of the world’s most prestigious venues.
Furthermore, he has played the double role of soloist and conductor for numerous orchestras, such as the RAI National Symphony Orchestra in Turin, the Orchestra Sinfonica Abruzzese, Mantua’s Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, Parma’s Sinfonica Toscanini, the Orchestra of the Carlo Felice in Genoa, I Pomeriggi Musicali, the Lisbon’s Orchestra of Teatro Sao Carlo, the Moscow Symphony Orchestra, the Romanian National Radio, the Wurtembergische Philharmonie.
In 2011, he has performed Brahms’ Violin Concerto with the Orchestra of the Teatro “La Fenice” in Venice, conducted by Yutaka Sado, made a successful recital tour of Japan, and performed a Rachamninoff project at Santa Cecilia, Rome (January 2012). He has established an intense relationship with I Virtuosi Italiani and with the CRT “New Talents” Orchestra.
Pavel Berman holds the violin chair at the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano, Switzerland and at the Accademia Perosi in Biella, Italy.