The ARD International Music Competition Munich (2021, 2nd prize)
Special prize GENUIN for the production of a CD

The International Tibor Varga Violin Competition in Sion (2015, 1st prize and Audience Award) 
The International Contest of Music Interpretations in Lausanne (2017, 1st prize)
In 2018 he was awarded the 3rd prize at the Long-Thibaud-Crespin Competition

Three equivalent finalists at the ARD competition:

What an energy and precision even in the most delicate double stops, but also enormously powerful in the small-scale melodic phrases, which, however, got wonderful luminosity with Smirnov. A pleasure to hear this extremely refined, not only sonically exquisite concert by Frank Martin with this great Russian violinist. He bribed with seriousness that was sometimes paired with a trace of ferocity... 

Klaus Kalchschmid, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 13.9.2021 

 During the last 2 years Dmitry was invited as a soloist by the Mariinsky Theater Orchestra Saint-Petersbourg, the Moscow Philharmonic State and the Chamber Orchestra of Moscow, the Lucerne Festival Strings, the Sinfonieorchester Basel, the Argovia Philharmonic and others with Concertos by Haydn, Mozart, Nielsen, Schumann, Stravinsky, Bartok, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Bernstein, Lloyd Webber. 


He was among the “Jeunes Etoiles” at Gstaad Menuhin Festival 2019. 

In the season 2021-22 his schedule includes also the performance of Mozart Violin Concerto on historical instruments with Accademia Theresia conducted by Giovanni Antonini, chamber music with Sol Gabetta at SOLsberg Festival, the Debut recital with pianist Marco Scilironi in LAC for LuganoMusica on 21. April 2021 as well as a Debut solo recital during Lucerne Festival on 19. August 2021. Still in 2021 he releases his first CD with works by Bach and Bartok (FHR London).


He has been working with Heinz Holliger for “Swiss Chamber Concerts”, with  Giovanni Antonini for “Haydn 2032 Project”, with the Kelemen Quartet and the ensemble Il Pomo d'Oro. 

In 2018 he founded his own chamber ensemble, the “Camerata Rhein” in Basel for experimental and film music performances.


Dmitry was born in 1994 in St. Petersbourg and studied at the Rimsky-Korsakov Saint-Petersbourg State Conservatory (Elena Zaiceva), afterwards at the Lausanne Institute of Advanced Musical Studies (Pavel Vernikov) and at the Basel Music Academy (Rainer Schmidt). 

He is playing on a violin (2018) made by  Philipp Bonhoeffer and viola (2019) from the same maker.