Collaborative Piano; Chamber Music; Collaborative Skills
A recipient of the Andrew Wolf Award, an Avery Fisher Career Grant, and first prize in the 1997 Dublin International Piano Competition, Max Levinson teaches Collaborative Skills to piano majors and coaches chamber music ensembles at New England Conservatory.
Levinson has appeared as a soloist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, St. Paul Chamber and Boston Pops orchestras, as well as the St. Louis, Detroit, San Francisco, Baltimore, Oregon, Indianapolis, Colorado, and Utah symphony orchestras.
He has performed in chamber music concerts with Pinchas Zukerman, Richard Stoltzman, Tokyo, Vermeer, Mendelssohn and Borromeo Quartets and has appeared at major music festivals, including the Santa Fe, Marlboro, Tanglewood, and Mostly Mozart.
Levinson has given recitals throughout the U.S. and Europe in such venues as New York's Alice Tully Hall, Washington D.C.'s Kennedy Center, London's Wigmore Hall, Zürich's Tonhalle, Musée d'Orsay (Paris) and NEC's Jordan Hall. Recordings of his work can be found on N2K Encoded Music, Warner Classics, and Stereophile record labels.
Levinson is artistic director for the San Juan Festival (Colorado) and has instructed masterclasses at Harvard, the Royal Irish Academy, MIT, the University of Washington, Rutgers, and Brigham Young University.
B.A., Harvard University; Artist Diploma, New England Conservatory. Studies with Patricia Zander, Aube Tzerko, Bruce Sutherland. Also faculty of the Boston Conservatory.