Mārtiņš Zilberts is the chief accompanist for soloists at the Latvian National Opera since 2008 and docent at the Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music Department of Chamber Ensemble and Piano Accompaniment since 2009. One of the most active piano accompanists performing across Latvia, participant of numerous chamber music projects. Zilberts was awarded the Latvian National Opera Foundation annual award for outstanding performance in 2018. Nominated for Latvia’s Grand Music Award for Outstanding Work in an Ensemble (2019).
Mārtiņš has performed all over Europe, including Iceland, as well as in Japan, Russia, and Canada. He participates in Latvian theatre productions and performs with the Latvian Radio Choir and State Choir Latvija. Mārtiņš also collaborates with renowned chamber musicians in chamber music concerts in the Latvian National Opera Dress Circle Hall. Co-founder and member of instrumental bands Undertango and Brokastis četratā (Breakfast for Four).
In 2015, Zilberts joined forces with Indulis Cintiņš and Dace Zālīte and established the LNSO Piano Trio, which has performed numerous notable concert programmes.
He has performed with vocalists Liene Kinča, Kristīne Opolais, Egils Siliņš, Inga Kalna, and Aleksandrs Antoņenko.
Mārtiņš Zilberts went to Emīls Dārziņš Music School, where he studied with Ilze Juriksone, and he graduated from the JVLMA in 2000, class of Arnis Zandmanis. He earned a master’s degree in Chamber Ensemble in 2002, graduating from the class of Gunta Sproģe (now Gunta Rasa). Zilberts is a lecturer at the JVLMA since 1999, docent at the Department of Chamber Ensemble and Piano Accompaniment since 2009. As accompanist, he has participated in workshops taught by Mariss Jansons.