Instrumentalist - Piano | Australasia (except Japan), North & South America, United Kingdom
Biography

Pianist Jeffrey Biegel has a multi-faceted career as concert artist, recording artist, composer, arranger, and teacher.  The following are examples of Mr. Biegel’s current activities

 

Current Concert Activities

  • Springfield Symphony Orchestra - world premiere of Kenneth Fuchs's Piano Concerto 'The Spiritualist'
  • Colorado Symphony Orchestra - world premiere of P.D.Q. Bach's Concerto for VERY Grand Piano and Orchestra
  • Orchestra Kentucky - world premiere of Jimmy Webb's Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (working title)

 

Recent Concert Activities

  • Orchestra Kentucky - world premiere of Dick Tunney's Concerto for Piano and Orchestra: The Monkees
  • Moravian College Orchestra - world premiere of Jeremy Lubbock's Moods for piano and strings
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra - world premiere live recording of Lucas Richman's Piano Concerto: In Truth (Albany Records)
  • Knoxville Symphony Orchestra - world premiere of Lucas Richman’s Piano Concerto No 1
  • Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and Symphony Chorus of New Orleans– world premiere of Jake Runestad’s Dreams of the Fallen for Piano, Orchestra and Chorus (National WWII Museum)
  • Orchestra Kentucky – adaptation for piano and orchestra of Neil Sedaka’s Manhattan Intermezzo
  • Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra – world premiere of Ellen Taaffe Zwilich’s Shadows
  • Pacific Symphony Orchestra– world premiere of Richard Danielpour’s Mirrors for Piano and Orchestra
  • Pacific Symphony Orchestra– world premiere of William Bolcom’s Prometheus for Piano, Orchestra and Chorus

 

Current Recording Activities

  • Brown University Orchestra: Neil Sedaka's Manhattan Intermezzo; Keith Emerson's Concerto no. 1; George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue; Duke Ellington's New World A-Comin' (Naxos)
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra: Lucas Richman's Piano Concerto: In Truth (Albany Records)
  • Steve Barta's symphonic arrangement of Claude Bolling's Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano with flutist Hubert Laws (Steve Barta Music)
  • Pacific Symphony Orchestra and Pacific Chorale: William Bolcom’s Prometheus for Piano, Orchestra and Chorus (Naxos)
  • Mozart: The Complete Sonatas for Piano, Volume 2 (eOne)

 

Recent Recording Activities

  • Kenneth Fuchs: all-Fuchs chamber music project (Naxos)
  • Grand Romance (Steinway)
  • Bolcom:  Prometheus for Piano, Orchestra and Chorus (Naxos)
  • A Steinway Christmas Album (Steinway) – the “top-of-the-charts” Christmas album of the 2011 Christmas Season
  • Bach on a Steinway (Steinway)
  • Vivaldi: The Four Seasons (Naxos) – Naxos Critic’s Choice Award
  • Zwilich: Millennium Fantasy and Peanuts Gallery (Naxos)
  • Leroy Anderson: Concerto in C with BBC Concert Orchestra/Conductor Leonard Slatkin (Naxos)
  • Mozart: The Complete Sonatas for Piano - Volume one (EOne)

                                   

Composer/Arranger Activities 

  • Peanuts projectwith arranger Dick Tunney to create a concerto for piano and orchestra from Vince Guaraldi’s music for the animated Peanuts specials
  • Hanukah Fantasy for SATB/piano (Hal Leonard Corporation)
  • Hanukah Fantasy for orchestra with choir (arranged by Lucas Richman - LeDor Group)
  • Christmas in a Minute for SATB/piano (Hal Leonard Corporation)
  • Christmas in a Minute for orchestra and choir (arranged by Kermit Poling - Lauren Keiser Music, distributed by the Hal Leonard Corporation)

 

Teaching Activities 

  • Brooklyn Conservatory of Music at Brooklyn College - piano faculty

 

Website: www.jeffreybiegel.com

 

For a complete biography, please contact William Reinert Associates

 

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