Featuring an ingenious French composer/pianist, Jean-Frédéric Neuburger, Classical Bridge commissions, and world-premieres his new piece "PRELUDE" to open the concert. The awardee of Lili and Nadia Boulanger prize from the Académie des Beaux Arts and the Hervé Dugardin prize from SACEM in 2015, composer himself will join in the performance with pianist Klara Min and two percussionists Alex Lipowski and Bill Solomon in the NY Premiere of Two Pianos and Drums. Another highlight of the evening to contrast the new music, J.S. Bach cello suite in G major will be performed by late Issac Stern's prodigy Borislav Strulev, choreographed with a dancer Oscar Hawkins.
Mr.Neuburger is regularly commissioned by festivals and organizations such as the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Evian Festival, Radio-France, Long-Thibaud International Competition, and Folle Journée de Nantes, and his works have been performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Orchestre de Paris under Christoph von Dohnányi as well as by the Chorus and Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and Pascal Rophé and by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra under Alexander Briguer.
Jean-Frederic Neuburger, piano
Klara Min, piano
Alissa Margulis, Eric Silberger, violin
Andrew Gonzalez, viola
Alexander Buzlov, Borislav Strulev, cello
Alex Lipowski, Bill Solomon, percussions
Oscar Hawkins, dancer
6pm Pre-Concert Talk
Interview with featured composer Jean-Frédéric Neuberger
JEAN-FREDERIC NEUBURGER - "PRELUDE" (World Premiere)
J.S. BACH - Cello Suite No.1 in G major (Choreographed with a dancer)
JEAN-FREDERIC NEUBURGER - Sinfonia for two pianos and drums