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Violist Brett Deubner is one of the most accomplished violistsof his generation.  Inspiring worldwide critical acclaim, the Newark Star-Ledgercommented "There is a burning intensity to Deubner's playing, and arefreshing variation in the color of his viola tone." Vienna’s DoblingerPress “Klang Punkte” has joined in these accolades by describing hisperformances as “Virtuoso and sparkling.”

Mr. Deubner has inspired the dedication of over 16 new concertos for viola,  and numerous sonatas and chamber music works.He has appeared as soloist with the Knoxville Symphony, the New JerseySymphony, the North Shore Philharmonic, Bachanalia Chamber Orchestra, theAstoria Symphony, the Kiev Camerata in the Ukraine, Orchestra 2001 at theKimmel Center in Philadelphia, the city of Buenos Aires Symphony and theNational Symphony Orchestra of Ecuador.

In 2007, Mr. Deubner recorded the two concertos of FrankLewin with the New Symphony Orchestra of Sofia conducted by Rossen Milanov forthe Albany Label and in 2008 he premiered and recorded the viola concerto ofTrent Johnson with the National Chamber Orchestra of Ukraine.

This season will premiere and record Andrew Rudin’s concerto with Orchestra2001 in Philadelphia, “TRANSFIGURACIONES” for solo viola, flute and stringorchestra composed by Leonardo Cárdenas Palacios in Ecuador, Harold in Italywith the New Sussex Symphony, the Telemann and Hindemith concertos with theBucks County Symphony Orchestra, and the Mozart Symphony in Portland. BrettDeubner will also premiere Samuel Adler’s 5 Scherzi for Viola, Guitar andChorus with the Eastman Chorale in Rochester and a subsequent performance atMerkin Hall in New York City.

This spring Deubner will premiere and record Andrew Rudin’sViola Concerto in Philadelphia at the Kimmel Center as well as perform Haroldin Italy with the Sussex Philharmonic for their 50th anniversarycelebration.  In June Brett will appearin Rome with the Arkos Camerata as well as return to Ecuador where he will premiereAmanda Harberg’s Viola Concerto as well as perform and record Berlioz’ Haroldin Italy. 


In 2009-2010 highlights include concerto performances in Seattle,Massachusetts, Montana, New York City, Buenos Aires, Tokyo, Ecuador, as well asrecitals in L.A., Philadelphia and New Jersey. Brett Deubner will premiere viola concertos written for him by MarkGresham, James Guymon, Stanley Grill, Frank Levy, Sergio Parotti appearing assoloist across the United States, Europe, South America and the Far East.


For more information, including concert schedule and video and audio examples go to www.myspace.com/brettdeubner


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