Dov Scheindlin, viola
Acclaimed by the New York Times as an “extraordinary violist of immense flair,” Dov Scheindlin has been violist of the Arditti, Penderecki and Chester String Quartets. Mr. Scheindlin has recorded extensively for EMI, Teldec, Auvidis, Col Legno, and Mode, and won the Gramophone Award in 2002 for the Arditti Quartet’s recording of Sir Harrison Birtwistle’s Pulse Shadows. As a member of the Arditti Quartet, he gave nearly 100 world premières, among them new works by Benjamin Britten, Elliott Carter, György Kurtág, Thomas Adès, and Wolfgang Rihm. He has also been broadcast on NPR, BBC, CBC, and on German, French, Swiss, Austrian, Dutch and Belgian national radio networks. Dov Scheindlin currently lives in New York where he is a on the faculty of New York University’s Steinhardt School. He is an associate member of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and performs frequently with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.