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Gstaad Menuhin Festival 2024 | Kammermusikfest


Dmitry Smirnov, winner of the 2nd price at the renowned ARD Music Competition, has already documented his exceptional artistic work on three albums, two of them as a soloist with the Basel Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Heinz Holliger.

As a much sought-after soloist and chamber musician, he has recently performed with leading figures such as Sol Gabetta, Ilya Gringolts and Philipp Herreweghe.


St. Galler Tagblatt
2023 | Dec
A go-getter on the violin
Rolf App
Review of the concert with the symphony orchestra Tonhalle St. Gallen
The 29-year-old Russian, who was born into a family of musicians in St. Petersburg, studied in Lausanne and Basel and lives in Switzerland with his wife, pulls them along with irresistible vigour. Such a concert does not need a conductor;...
Berliner Morgenpost
2023 | Dec
Aus den Knochen eines Hechts entsteht ein Musikinstrument
Mario-Felix Vogt
Rezension über das Debüt im Deutschlandfunk Kultur mit dem DSO
In addition to sparkling virtuosity, rhythmically committed playing was particularly in demand. Smirnov offered both in his interplay with the DSO, which impressed with a wonderfully dance-like verve, and his playing also shone with improvisational freshness.

YSAŸE 6 | new release soon

Dmitry Smirnov violin
Marco Scilironi piano
Benedek Horvath piano

Eugène YSAŸE (1858–1931)
6 Violin Sonatas, Op. 27 and Works/arrangements by BARTÓK • CHANSAREL • CRICKBOOM • ENESCU • GODOWSKY • QUIROGA

Recorded at Auditorio Stelio Molo, Radio della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, 3–5 September 2021 and 7–9 January 2022

Engineered, edited and mastered by Wolfgang Müller
Executive producer: Christian Gilardi



In December 2023, Dmitry Smirnov made his debut with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester at the Philharmonie Berlin. Patricia Kopachinskaya praised his interpretation of Stravinsky’s Violin Concerto with the words:

“most interesting interpretation of Stravinsky’s concerto.”

– Patricia Kopatschinskaja

Listen to Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata No. 3 in D minor, “Ballade”



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