Carey Bell and Jean-Frédéric Neuburger – Tonight At Davies Hall

Michael Tilson Thomas leads the SF Symphony in all-French program

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Seán Martinfield
Sentinel Editor and Publisher
Photo by Lynn Imanaka

Tonight at Davies Symphony Hall Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) conducts the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) in concerts featuring music by French composers Ravel, Debussy and Berlioz. The program will be repeated Saturday and Sunday, October 2nd and 3rd. Ravel’s Rapsodie Espagnole will begin the concert, followed by Debussy’s Première Rapsodie for Clarinet featuring SFS Principal Clarinet Carey Bell. Jean-Frédéric Neuburger makes his SFS debut in Debussy’s Fantasie for Piano and Orchestra and the Orchestra also performs Scenes from Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette. The SFS will perform this program at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts on the UC Davis Campus on September 30th. The concerts at Davies Symphony Hall are the second of three consecutive concert weeks to feature SFS musicians as soloists.
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ABOUT THE ARTISTS

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CAREY BELL, Clarinetist

Carey Bell became SFS Principal Clarinet in September 2007 and made his solo debut with the Orchestra in 2008, in Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto. As a member of the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, he has performed with orchestras and chamber ensembles throughout the Bay Area. He has held principal positions with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and the Syracuse Symphony, and he served as acting principal clarinet of the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra. His summer engagements have included Music@Menlo, the Oregon Bach Festival, Music in the Vineyards, the Telluride Chamber Music Festival, and the Skaneateles Music Festival. Bell received degrees in performance and composition from the University of Michigan, where he studied with clarinetist Fred Ormand and composers William Bolcom, Bright Sheng, Michael Daugherty, and Evan Chambers. During his time in Michigan he participated in summer fellowships at Tanglewood and the Music Academy of the West. After graduating, he continued his clarinet training at DePaul University with Larry Combs and was a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago.

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JEAN-FRÉDÉRIC NEUBERGER, Pianist

Born in 1986 Jean-Frédéric Neuburger began studying piano with Claude Maillols at the Académie Maurice Ravel at the age of nine and entered the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris in 2000, where he received highest honors in piano, accompaniment, and chamber music.  In the 2009-10 season . Neuburger performed with Osmo Vänskä and the Philadelphia Orchestra as well as at the Saratoga Chamber Music Festival and in recital with the La Jolla Music Society. Previously he performed with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, the Shanghai Philharmonic, the New York Philharmonic and the London Philharmonic Orchestra. He has been the recipient of numerous honors, including First Prize at the 2002 Ettlingen International Competition for Young Pianists. In 2008 Jean-Frédéric Neuburger released a CD of music by Czerny and Liszt on the Mirare label. He has three other CDs available on the DiscAuvers label: the complete Chopin Études, released in 2003; another recording of Chopin works released in 2006; and a Brahms disc released in 2008.   Neuburger was recently appointed to the position of Professor at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris.

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Available now in DVD or Blu-ray. Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony follow Berlioz to the brink and beyond in this program. A Bonus Feature has a full-length concert performance of Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique by the SF Symphony in high-definition 16:9 widescreen and 5.1 surround sound.
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