Artist Bio

Matthew Lipman, viola

American violist Matthew Lipman has been praised by the New York Times for his “rich tone and elegant phrasing;rdquo; and has appeared with the Minnesota Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, and Juilliard Orchestra. His recent solo debuts include Carnegie Hall, the New World Symphony, and the Aspen Music Festival. The Strad called his 2019 release on Cedille Records a “most impressive” debut album, and he is an alum of the Bowers Program. A native of Chicago, Lipman is on the faculty of Stony Brook University and plays a 1700 Goffriller viola loaned by the Rachel Barton Pine Foundation.