Dimitri Dover

Piano | Young Artist Coach


Pianist Dimitri Dover has performed at New York’s Alice Tully Hall, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, City Center, Symphony Space, and Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, as well as Warner Theater in Washington, Zipper Hall in Los Angeles, and throughout the USA, Canada, and Austria.  Recent appearances in the New York area include the 2013 Chelsea Music Festival, concerts of contemporary works with Cutting Edge and Composers Concordance, chamber music with North Shore Pro Musica, Lieder recitals with Schubert & Co., and numerous solo performances.

Mr. Dover has performed in the composer’s presence the works of Valerie Coleman, Dan Cooper, George Crumb, Jake Heggie, Libby Larsen, the late Nicholas Maw, John Musto, Ben Moore, André Previn, Gene Pritsker, Morton Subotnick, and Chris Theofanidis, among many others. He has participated in masterclasses with many of the world’s leading solo and collaborative artists, including Elly Ameling, Julius Drake, Leon Fleisher, Renee Fleming, Richard Goode, Rudolf Jansen, Graham Johnson, Martin Katz, and Roger Vignoles.

Since 2011, Mr. Dover has held a C.V. Starr Doctoral Fellowship in Collaborative Piano at The Juilliard School, where he has served as teaching assistant to Jonathan Feldman, chair of Collaborative Piano, as well as staff pianist for Juilliard Vocal Arts and teaching fellow in Keyboard Skills.  He was awarded full fellowships to Tanglewood Music Center, Aspen Summer Music Festival, and Songfest at Colburn, where returned as staff pianist in 2014.  He has also attended the Franz-Schubert-Institut in Baden, Austria.

A dedicated teacher, Mr. Dover has served on the faculties of the Church Street School for Music and Art and Greenwich House Music School, and has taught privately in the New York area since 2006.  He received his M.M. and Graduate Performance Diploma in Piano Performance from the Peabody Conservatory, where he was twice honored with performances at commencement and awarded multiple conservatory prizes in accompanying.   He holds a B.A. in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University, where he performed extensively as concerto soloist, including the Schumann Piano Concerto at Sanders Theatre, as well as recitalist and chamber musician.  His past teachers include Jonathan Feldman, Margo Garrett, Robert Levin, Ellen Mack, John Perry, Ann Schein, and Brian Zeger.

Dimitri Dover is a member of The Metropolitan Opera Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, and appears with its cooperation.