Elias Goldstein, Associate Professor, Viola
Associate Professor, Viola
University of Delaware
124 Amy E. du Pont Music Building
Newark, DE 19716
Second Prize winner of the 2011 Primrose
Competition, prize winner of the Lionel Tertis International Competition,
second prize winner at the 2010 Bashmet International Viola
Competition, violist Elias Goldstein has performed all over the world.
Important venues in North America include the Kennedy Center, Seattle
Symphony’s Benaroya Hall, Place des Arts - Montreal, and Carnegie Hall's Weill
Recital Hall where he was the first violist to perform all 24 Caprices by
Paganini, programming them for his debut in 2016. He regularly performs in
Europe – notably at Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, George Enescu
Philharmonic and Musikiitalo Helsinki, and he can be heard frequently on
Classical King FM and WFMT Chicago as well as on the Naxos and Centaur.
his notable collaborations include the Pro Arte, Shanghai, Latino Americano
and Cavani String Quartets, and recitals with Andrei Ionita and Nobuko Imai, to
name but a few. He was a founding member of the Logos quartet while on the
faculty at Louisiana State University and performs with pianist Angela
Draghicescu, touring extensively in Asia, Europe, Latin America and in the
United States. For the upcoming season 2019-2020, Mr Goldstein will be
doing a world tour for his upcoming release Melanconico featuring works
by Schumann, Clara and Enescu.
He served recently as the chairperson for the Primrose
International Viola Competition in 2018, and as an executive board member for
the American Viola Society. Currently, he is associate professor of viola at the University of Delaware.
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