Steven Zynszajn has earned high praise for his expressive musicianship and beautiful sound on the violin. He has performed throughout Europe and the United States at such venues as Orchestra Hall in Chicago, Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall in New York and the Unesco Auditorium in Paris. He has played as a recitalist at noted music festivals including the Aspen, Colmar and Annecy Festivals. In France, he was one of the youngest winners of the Leopold Bellan Competition, and he was invited to perform at the Singer-Polignac Foundation in Paris at a special gala concert celebrating the centennial of the birth of Nadia Boulanger.
He has appeared as soloist with orchestras at the Aspen Music Festival, the Orchestre de Levallois in France, the Musica Bella Orchestra and the Lautreamont Chamber Orchestra in New York, in concertos by Mozart, Bach, Mendelssohn, Wieniawski and Goldmark. He was showcased in the off-Broadway play Two, performing movements of the Beethoven Concerto. He has also been featured with the Brooklyn Philharmonia Chorus in a program of Gershwin songs.
A passionate chamber musician, Mr. Zynszajn has performed chamber works in venues including Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, the New York Historical Society and the French Consulate, and collaborated with distinguished artists such as Sherban Lupu and Jean-Louis Haguenauer. He is the founder and director of Lautreamont Concerts, an international ensemble of musicians formerly in residence at the Chelsea Art Museum in Manhattan.
His radio broadcasts include WNYC in New York and Radio Classique in France, and he has appeared on Good Morning America on ABC Television.
Born to French parents in Chicago, Steven Zynszajn grew up in Paris where he completed his studies at the Paris Conservatoire with Devy Erlih and Alexis Galperine. He was awarded an Artist Diploma at the Juilliard School as a scholarship student of Dorothy DeLay and Hyo Kang, also receiving chamber music instruction from Felix Galimir.
Mr. Zynszajn plays on a Cremonese violin made in the 18th century by Aegidius Barzellini. He currently resides in New York.