Dmitri Vinnik was born on the 26th of March, 1968 in Moscow.

He played his first concerts as an accompanist with his mother, a well known Russian mezzo-soprano Emma Sarkissian.

In 1983-1987 he studied at the music college Moscow Tchaikovsky conservatoire with Lev Petrov.

From 1988 he studied at the Moscow Tchaikovsky conservatoire with Professor Pavel Messner (pupil and assistant of Emil Gilels).

In 1993 he finished his studies with professor Naum Starkman (one of the last Konstantin Igumnovs pupil) with honours.

From 1995 to 1997 he studied in the Master class with Professor Elisso Wirssaladze in “Hochschule für Musik” Munich( finished with honours).

In 1992 he won the first prize at the international music competition in the Italian Caltanissetta (9 Concorso international di Esecuzione Musicale).

This event was followed by radio broadcasting recordings with the “Hessische Rundfunk” in Frankfurt, with the „Deutschland radio Kultur“ in Berlin and radio "Orphei" in Moscow. 

Soloist and chamber musician in different international music festivals: „Oleg Kagan Musikfest“ in Kreuth (2008 as a soloist with the “Münchener Kammerorchester”),“ Lübecker Kammermusikfest“, „Chamber Music connects the World“ in Kronberg, by culture summer from „Villa Musica“ in Mainz, Music festival in Frankfurt/Oder and „Moskau an der Isar“ in Munich, by“ Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival“ in Finland, „Fetes muscales a la grange de Meslay“ in Tours, Festival „Oragerie de Sceaux“ , „Festival international de Colmar“ and Festival „Hommage a Schostakovich et Schnittke“ in Paris, by Festival for contemporary music in Udine and „Festival di musica da camera“ in

Bergamo, by international Festival „Hommage a Oleg Kagan“ in Moscow and „Sviatoslav Richter Festival“ in Tarusa (Russia) , Music festival „Classic on the mountains“ in USA and „Festival internacional de musica“ in Maputo (Mosambik). 

Concerts in Salle Gaveau (Paris) presentation of the „Societe des Grands Interprets“, in Victoria Hall (Geneva), concerts in Moscow Kremlin und in Residenz Munich, in Philharmonic from Kiew, Niznij Nowgorod and Voronez( Russia), Summer concerts in palace Pommersfelden, benefit concert from Princess Kira von Preussen-Foundation in castle Hohenzollern, concerts series of the Belaieff foundation in Hamburg, "Blackheath sundays" in London. Regularly he played concerts for the Yehudi Menuhin Foundation "Live Music Now" and for the Munich concert society. Numerous concerts lead him to Germany, Italy, Russia, the Ukraine, Switzerland, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Austria, England and the USA. 

An intensive artistic friendship connects him with the cellist Natalia Gutman. He also acquired his wide experience in the sphere of the chamber music, among the rest, in common making music with the cellist Tatiana Vassiljeva, the violinist Mark Lubotsky and Sviatoslav Moroz, clarinetist Kari Kriikku and the oboist Ivan Podyomov, the „Münchener Kammerorchester“ and „Georgischer Kammerorchester“, the blower's soloists of the Münchener Philharmoniker orchestra. His interest in chamber music led him to the foundation of the „Shostakovich trio“ in 2008.