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Peter WinogradBack To Artist-Faculty

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Peter Winograd was born into a musical family and began his studies with his parents. His father was the founding cellist of the Juilliard Quartet; his mother a professional pianist. Mr. Winograd gave his first public solo performance at age eleven; at seventeen he became a scholarship student of Dorothy DeLay at the Juilliard School. He was a top prizewinner in the 1988 Naumburg International Violin Competition. Since his acclaimed New York debut, he has appeared with orchestras and in recital across the country. Mr. Winograd joined the American String Quartet in 1990; he continues his appearances as soloist in the U.S. and abroad. Recent solo highlights include performances in Brussels, Helsinki, Parma, and the Great Hall at the Moscow Conservatory. This season he performed the Sibelius Violin Concerto with the Hartford Symphony under his father, Arthur Winograd, as featured guest conductor. Mr. Winograd is a member of the violin and chamber music faculties of the Manhattan School of Music and the Aspen Music Festival and School. His wife, violinist Caterina Szepes, participates regularly at the Marlboro Festival and is a member of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. His instrument is by Giovanni Maria del Bussetto (Cremona, 1675).

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