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Winner of a 2009 Avery Fisher Career Grant, violinist Arnaud Sussmann is a multi-faceted and compelling artist who has performed as a soloist throughout the United States, Central America, Europe, and Asia, and at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, the Wigmore Hall, the Kennedy Center, the Smithsonian Museum and the Louvre Museum. He has appeared with the New York Philharmonic, American Symphony Orchestra, Jerusalem Symphony, Stamford Symphony, and the Orchestre des Pays de la Loire. Recent engagements include a solo tour of Israel, concerto appearances at the Dresden Music Festival, in Alice Tully Hall and at the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., and a television performance on PBS for "Live From Lincoln Center".

Mr. Sussmann is a passionate chamber musician and has been a member of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center since 2006. He appears with CMS both in New York and on tour. He has performed with many of today’s leading artists such as Itzhak Perlman, Menahem Pressler, Gary Hoffman, and Peter Frankl. His festival appearances include Mainly Mozart, Moritzburg, Caramoor, Music@Menlo, Bridgehampton, Strings in the Mountains, New Harmony, and the Moab Music Festival.

The winner of several international competitions and prizes, Mr. Sussmann has recorded for Naxos, Albany Records, CMS Studio Recordings, and Deutsche Grammophon's DG Concert Series. His first solo CD of the three Brahms Sonatas with pianist Orion Weiss will be released in the summer of 2013 for the Telos Music Label.

Arnaud studied with Boris Garlitsky and Itzhak Perlman, who chose him to be a Starling Fellow, an honor qualifying him as Mr. Perlman’s teaching assistant for two years.

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