Myron Silberstein’s professional performance career began at the age of seventeen when he won first prize at the 26th annual Giornate Musicali International Piano Competition, Sperlonga, Italy in 1991. He made his full-scale European début at the Giornate Musicali Festival the following summer. Silberstein’s 1993 United States début at the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall was hailed for its inventive programming and virtuoso playing. Silberstein’s début recording on Connoisseur Society included a critically acclaimed performance of Ernest Bloch’s rarely heard Piano Sonata and first recordings of pieces by American composer Vittorio Giannini. Most recently, his musical direction of Chicago Opera Vanguard’s production of Martin Wesley-Smith’s opera Boojum was nominated for a Joseph Jefferson Award. Myron Silberstein resides in Chicago where he serves as General Manager for VOX 3 Vocal Music Collective, an organization devoted to the performance of overlooked art-song repertoire.