Jeffrey Biegel

In an age when many artists' fortunes begin with a meteoric ascent and quickly cool with the inexorable freefall, pianist Jeffrey Biegel has managed to buck that trend, fashioning a career of steady success studded with concerts at major venues like Avery Fisher Hall and with front-rank ensembles like the Philadelphia Orchestra and Boston Pops. He has also appeared on such television programs as Good Morning America, and he's blazed a few trails, too: in July 1997 Biegel was the first pianist to give a live Internet recital; that same year he performed the rarely heard original 1924 version of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue with the Boston Pops, an event receiving coverage on ABC television, CNN, and NPR. Biegel's repertory is as bulky as it is eclectic, taking in concertos and solo works by Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, Ravel, ... Read Full Biography

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