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Samuel Nebyu

Sunday, December 5, 2021 | 6:00 PM

Ethiopian-Hungarian violinist Samuel Nebyu has performed as a soloist at international music festivals and venues such as Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall and Symphony Space in New York, The Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, the Wallis Annenberg Center in Beverly Hills, Verizon hall and Perelman Theater in Philadelphia, Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City, the Centre of Performing Arts in Brussels (BOZAR), Peles Castle in Romania, the Wiener Saal and Grosse Saal in Salzburg, Tel Aviv Museum of Arts, Crown Hall in Jerusalem, , Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Teatro Mayor in Colombia, Gran Teatro Nacional in Peru, Zhuhai Huafa Theatre in China, Astana Central Concert Hall in Kazakhstan.

He has performed as soloist with the Brussels Philharmonic, Bacau Philharmonic, Ion Dumitrescu Philharmonic, Wallonie Chamber Orchestra, Eurasian Symphony Orchestra, iPalpiti Chamber orchestra and Anne-Sophie Mutter Virtuosi. His first CD “Music by Composers of African Descent” was released on BCM+D label, was selected for Grammy nomination, and was named Album of the Week by WRTI radio in Philadelphia and WQXR in New York. Samuel is featured on a second CD, called “Majestic Classics” where he performed Sinfonia Concertante with the iPalpiti Chamber Orchestra and violist Juan Miguel Hernandez from the Fine Arts quartet. Recent highlights were performances as featured soloist at the Kimmel Center Verizon Hall in Philadelphia, performing Concerto for Violin with Choir and Orchestra “Singing Rooms” by Jennifer Higdon and recital with Lambert Orkis in Rock Hall, Philadelphia.

Currently, Samuel is doing his doctorate degree at the Boyer College of Music and Dance at Temple University working with Dr.Eduard Schmieder, Artistic Director of Strings. 

Samuel has received commendations from the city of Salzburg after his performance at the Salzburg Festspiel in 2016 and from the City of Los Angeles after his performance in Walt Disney Hall in 2019.

In October 2019 Samuel joined Anne-Sophie Mutter’s Virtuosi on her sixth tour with the exclusive soloist ensemble, performing throughout South America where he performed Mendelssohn’s Octet and Bach’s concerto for two violins as soloist with Anne-Sophie Mutter.