Artist Bio

Matthew Lipman, viola

Winner of a 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant, American violist Matthew Lipman has performed as soloist with the Minnesota, Illinois Philharmonic, Grand Rapids Symphony, Wisconsin Chamber, and Juilliard Orchestras and given recitals at the Greene Space in New York City and the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C. His recording of Mozart’s Sinfonia concertante with Sir Neville Marriner and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields topped the classical charts last year, and he has been profiled by PBS and NPR and the Strad and BBC Music magazines. This year he will release a solo debut album on Cedille Records. A Teaching Assistant at Juilliard, Matthew Lipman performs on a 1700 Goffriller viola on loan through the RBP Foundation.