Chamber Music Festival - Minoa Palace Resort - David Bogorad

David Bogorad

Danish-American violinist and violist David Bogorad made his debut with the Danish National Orchestra in 2005. He has performed as soloist with various orchestras in Denmark, Greece, France and the United States. As a member of the Prima Trio in the U.S. he performed at chamber music venues such as the Da Camera Society, Los Angeles and the Dumbarton Oaks in Washington D.C. He has given recitals at numerous festivals including Copenhagen Summer Festival, Frederiksværk Musikfestival and the Music Festival of Aigina.

Bogorad is a prize winner of the National Danish String Competition, the Sorantin Competition and the Øresund Soloist Competition. He earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Professor Milan Vitek. He also studied baroque violin with Professor Marylin McDonald and viola with Professor Karen Ritscher. During his time at Oberlin he received the Louis and Annette Kaufmann Prize for outstanding studies in violin. His previous teachers include Odin Rathnam, Kurt Nikkanen and Anker Buch. On viola he received his degree with honors from the Thessaloniki State Conservatory.

He was the last violist of the New Hellenic String Quartet - Greeces’ premiere chamber music ensemble. He is a member of the Quartetto Salonicco and of the danish ensemble Trio Quintillian. He has also collaborated with various ensembles such as Kyklos Ensemble, Contra Tempo, Latinistas Nostra, Ensemble Memorandum, Amsterdam Chamber Orchestra and Geneva Camerata.
David has been the viola teacher of the Danish Strings summer seminar since 2014.
He currently holds the position of 2nd violin co-principal in the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra.