David Nebel, born 1996 in Zurich, started to play the violin at the age of five. David Nebel first attended the Conservatory of Zurich and studied later with Boris Kuschnir in Vienna and Yair Kless in Graz. Since 2013 he has been studying with Alexander Gilman, the leader of the LGT Young Soloists. David Nebel was a founding member of this string ensemble of highly gifted musicians. Numerous tours have led him through Europe and Asia.
In 2014 David Nebel achieved a remarkable success as the youngest prize winner of the renowned Valsesia Musica Violin Competition in Italy. In January 2017 he won the competition of the Symphony Orchestra of Radio Television of Serbia for young soloist together with Dušan Kostić playing Bottesini’s Gran Duo Concertante for violin and double bass.
In March 2017 David Nebel performed as one of the soloists in the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra fall season opening. In summer 2018 David Nebel made his debut at the Kissinger Sommer festival with Kristjan Järvi and the Baltic Sea Philharmonic playing the world premiere of the Violin Concerto No. 1 (2018) by Gediminas Gelgotas. As a soloist, David Nebel has already appeared on many famous stages, such as Liederhalle Stuttgart, Kulturcasino Bern, Palais Liechtenstein Vienna, Gasteig Munich (including a live recording by the Bavarian broadcast), Shenzhen Concert Hall, China Pavilion Shanghai, Cape Town City Hall and Philharmonic Hall of Chernihiv.
David Nebel’s upcoming album releases include his recording of Stravinsky`s Violin Concerto with the Baltic Sea Philharmonic conducted by Kristjan Järvi; as well as his recording of the Violin Concerto No. 1 by Glass and Kristjan Järvi’s Nebula with the London Symphony Orchestra, also conducted by Kristjan Järvi.
David Nebel is a 2018 Fellow of the Young Artists Foundation GmbH in Germany. He plays on a 1707 Antonio Stradivari violin, loaned by a private foundation.
Information for March 2019