News

News

Jennifer and pianist John Blacklow will present the world premiere of a new work for violin and piano written for them by composer Barbara White.

Jennifer's recording of the Schoenberg Quartet with the Fred Sherry Quartet has been nominated for a 2011 GRAMMY in the category of "Best Chamber Music Performance."

Jennifer’s new recording of horn trios with Eric Ruske and Stephen Prutsman has been released on the Albany label.

Jennifer will premiere a new violin concerto, written for her by the dynamic American composer James Stephenson, in April of 2012.

view all

Jennifer Frautschi

Jennifer and pianist John Blacklow will present the world premiere of a new work for violin and piano written for them by composer Barbara White, "Before I was released I was in many things," at Wellesley College on March 12. Barbara White is a professor at Princeton University, and has a forthcoming CD release on Albany records titled "My barn having burned to the ground, I can now see the moon," featuring John and Jennifer in two works: Five Elements (for Piano Quintet), and The Wound and the Eye (for solo piano).

For more information about Barbara White, go to http://www.princeton.edu/~bwhite/

Jennifer's recording of the Schoenberg Quartet with the Fred Sherry Quartet has been nominated for a 2011 GRAMMY in the category of "Best Chamber Music Performance." Other nominees in the same category include Isabelle Faust and Alexander Melnikov for the Complete Beethoven Sonatas, and the Parker String Quartet for the Ligeti Quartets. The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards ceremony will take place in LA on February 13th.

Jennifer and the Fred Sherry Quartet were nominated in the past for the 48th Annual GRAMMY Awards in the category of Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (with orchestra) for their disc of the Schoenberg Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra, conducted by Robert Craft.

Click here for more information about the GRAMMY awards.

Click here to read reviews of the Schoenberg disc.

Jennifer's new recording of horn trios with Eric Ruske and Stephen Prutsman has been released on the Albany label. The Brahms Horn Trio is paired on this disc with two other romantic-era horn trios by Josef Holbrooke and Theodore Dubois.

Click here to order from Amazon.com.

Jennifer will premiere a new violin concerto, written for her by the dynamic American composer James Stephenson, in April of 2012 with the Minnesota Orchestra and Music Director Osmo Vanska. The concerto, "Tributes", was commissioned by the prestigious Minnesota Commissioning Club. The Minnesota Commissioning Club is a private club of six couples, whose love and passion for the continued creation of new music results in a commissioned work every year, paid for by their own private funds.

Jennifer previously performed Stephenson’s Fantasie for violin and piano in Naples, Florida in 2007. For more information about Jim, visit www.stephensonmusic.com.

Jennifer’s new disc of the Schoenberg Third Quartet has just been released on the Naxos Label. This phenomenal work was recorded with long-time colleagues Jesse Mills, Richard O’Neill, and Fred Sherry, with whom she also collaborated on the Grammy-nominated disc of Schoenberg's Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra. Both discs are part of Robert Craft's ongoing project to release the entire works of Schoenberg and Stravinsky.

To purchase the CD please visit Amazon.com.

A WIRED MUSICIAN®

A Wired Musician Website -- WiredMusician.net

WEBSITE

Design by

Wired Musician, Inc.

Problems with or questions about this website?
Please