Dmitry Daniel Askerov, born in 1993 in Russia, arrived in Israel in 1995 and began studying violin at age 6 at the Beit-Shemesh Conservatory under Sofia Pikovsky. Right now he is studying at the Academy of Music in Tel Aviv (Buchmann-Mehta School of Music) with the teacher, Lena Mazor. He had masterclasses with some of today’s leading violinists such as: Ida Haendel, Ivry Gitlis, Shlomo Mintz, Zachar Bron, Hagai Shaham, Ani Schnarch, Sergio Schwartz, Itzhak Rashkovsky, Rudolf Koelman, Miriam Fried, Paul Biss, Julian Rachlin.
A laureate of the Maestro Competition, Tel Aviv (2000), and recipient of America-Israel Cultural Foundation awards, Dmitry won 2nd prize at the 2006 International “Remember Enescu” Violin Competition, Romania, and was awarded a diploma at the New Names international competition, Russia in 2008. Won 1st prize at the Chamber music competition of the Buchmann- Mehta School of Music in 2011. In 2012, Dmitry won the “Clairmont” competition, Israel.
He performed in the iMAYO Festival, Bloomington, Indiana (2006); Dmitry played as a soloist with the Johannesburg Symphony Orchestra in South Africa (2007); and as a soloist with the Bern Academy Orchestra, Switzerland (2008); In (2009) he played as a soloist with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra;(2009) He played as a soloist with the Haifa Symphony Orchestra; In (2010, 2011) he played as a soloist with the “ Solaney Tel Aviv” Orchestra; March (2011) he performed with Rishon-Lezion Symphony Orchestra and Shlomo Mintz. In December (2012) he performed as a soloist with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and Space Coast Symphony Orchestra.
In (2006), solo performances in New York;(2008) he participated in chamber music concerts, in Toronto and Miami, with his Trio; (2008), He participated in a solo concerts in New York and Los Angeles; (2009), solo concerts in Switzerland and Austria. (2012) Concert tour in Florida. He attended several times in concerts on radio – “Voice of Music” – Israel. He is an alumnus of the Keshet Eilon Mastercourse. He played with some of the world famous musicians such as: Shlomo Mintz, Hilel Zori, Tomer Lev and Ysaye Quartet.
He is playing a Nicolas Lupot 1799 violin, on loan to him by Yehuda Zisapel.