Artist Bio

Matthew Lipman, viola

Violist Matthew Lipman, recognized by the New York Times for his “rich tone and elegant phrasing,” has appeared as a soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, American Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, and Academy of St. Martin in the Fields and in recital at Carnegie Hall, the Zürich Tonhalle, and the New World Symphony. He has recorded critically acclaimed albums on the Deutsche Grammophon, Sony, and Cedille labels. Lipman is featured regularly on PBS, NPR,, and MagentaTV. Recipient of many coveted prizes, including the Avery Fisher Career Grant, Lipman teaches at Stony Brook University and plays on a 2022 Samuel Zygmuntowicz viola.