Two-time GRAMMY nominee and Avery Fisher career grant recipient Jennifer Frautschi appears this season as soloist with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, performs a ‘reimagining’ of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons with Asheville Symphony, and gives two repeat performances of James Stephenson’s Violin Concerto, a work she premiered with Minnesota Orchestra and Osmo Vänskä, at the Cabrillo Festival and Elgin Symphony. She will also perform with the Brevard, Des Moines, Elgin, Kalamazoo, Santa Barbara, and Wheeling Symphonies, as well as Chanel’s Pygmalion Series in Tokyo, and the St. Barth’s Music Festival. She has appeared as soloist with Pierre Boulez and the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Christoph Eschenbach and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at the Ravinia Festival, and at Wigmore Hall and Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart 12 Festival. As a chamber artist she has appeared at the Boston and Lincoln Center Chamber Music Societies; the Cape Cod, Charlottesville, Lake Champlain, La Musica (Sarasota), Moab, Newport, Ojai, Salt Bay, Santa Fe, and Spoleto Chamber Music Festivals; Bravo! Vail, Chamber Music Northwest, La Jolla Summerfest, and [email protected]
Born in Pasadena, California, Ms. Frautschi attended the Colburn School, Harvard, New England Conservatory, and The Juilliard School. She currently teaches in the graduate program at Stony Brook University.