Jean-Frédéric Neuburger is a French pianist and composer.
He studied music with Claude Maillols (piano), Emile Naoumoff (composition) and Vincent Warnier (organ) and then entered the Paris Conservatory in 2000, where he was awarded five First prizes. He began his career engaging with a very vast repertoire, both classical and contemporary. Neuburger has performed in many renowned festivals, such as the festivals of Menton, Lucerne, and La Roque-d'Anthéron. He was the recipient of several awards and prizes: first prize at the Ettlingen International Competition for Young Pianists (Germany), at the Young Concert Artists (New York), the Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe scholarship, etc.
In addition to performing on stage all over the world, Neuburger has recorded a number of works under DiscAuvers and Mirare. He also composed many pieces that are regularly performed, such as the Sinfonia for two pianos and percussions, created at the La Roque-d'Anthéron Festival In 2010. Jean-Frédéric Neuburger has been teaching at the Paris Conservatory since 2009 (accompaniment).
6 key dates in the life of Neuburger:
2000: Entered the Paris conservatory.
2004: Awarded Second Prize and Beethoven Prize at the José Iturbi Piano Competition (Valencia), Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France Prize and Sacem Prize at the Long-Thibaud Competition in Paris.
2005: Awarded Second Prize at the London International Piano Competition.
2006: Awarded First Prize at the Young Concert Artists in New York.
2009: Became professor at the Paris Conservatory.
2010: Nominated “Rising star” by the European Concert Hall Organization.
Six key recordings by Neuburger:
2003: The complete Études by Frédéric Chopin.
2008: “Live at Suntory Hall” - Sonata in B minor by Liszt (wins CHOC du Monde de la Musique).
2009: Beethoven, Sonata op. 49 - Hammerklavier Sonata - For Elise.
2010: Chopin/Alkan with Tatjana Vassiljeva playing the cello
2011: Liszt/Neuburger/Barraqué/Debussy, recital.
2011: Piano Concertos No. 2, 3, 4, by Louis-Ferdinand Hérold, with the Sinfonia Varsovia conducted by Hervé Niquet.