Artist Bio

Paul Neubauer, viola

Violist Paul Neubauer’s exceptional musicality and effortless playing led the New York Times to call him “a master musician.” Appointed Principal Violist of the New York Philharmonic at age twenty-one, he has appeared as soloist with over one hundred orchestras including the New York, Los Angeles, and Helsinki Philharmonics; the National, St. Louis, Detroit, Dallas, San Francisco, and Bournemouth Symphonies; and the Santa Cecilia, English Chamber, and Beethovenhalle Orchestras. He has premiered viola concerti by Bartók (revised version of his Viola Concerto), Friedman, Glière, Jacob, Kernis, Lazarof, Müller-Siemens, Ott, Penderecki, Picker, Suter, and Tower and recorded for Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, RCA Red Seal, and Sony Classical.