Biography

Florin Parvulescu was born in 1971 in Bucharest, Romania. He started playing the violin at the age of six at the Georges Enescu music school. In 1978 he attended the Juilliard School Pre-College division, studying with Shirley Givens. In 1989 he went on to study at the Peabody Conservatory of Music where his principal teachers were Sylvia Rosenberg and Herbert Greenberg. He also worked closely with pianist Leon Fleisher, and violinists Berl Senofsky and Valery Klimov. In addition to earning Bachelors and Artist Diploma degrees at Peabody, Mr.Parvulescu was awarded numerous prizes, among them the Marbury Award and Yale Gordon award.

Mr. Parvulescu studied conducting with David Zinman at the Aspen Music Festival and Michael Tilson-Thomas. As a conductor, Mr.Parvulescu has led the New World Symphony, the Aspen Academy Orchestra, the Icicle Creek Festival Orchestra, the Academy Orchestra of San Francisco. The San Francisco Classical Voice wrote: “ In The Pulcinella, Mr. Parvulescu conducted handsomely, using clear, unexaggerated gestures free of grandstanding. He set solid, appropriate tempos throughout, not blinking when Stravinsky asked for breakneck speeds…….. the orchestra responded with faith in him and the music”. In addition, he led performances of Stravinsky’s “a Soldier’s Tale” and works by Charles Ives and Scott Joplin with members of the San Francisco Symphony as part of the Symphony’s “ Keeping Score” project.”. In August 2013 he conducted the Macau Youth Orchestra in an all-Mozart program for their US debut at Merkin Concert Hall in Lincoln Center, replacing the regularly scheduled conductor on two days notice. In 2014 he guest conducted Music in the Mountains Festival Orchestra featuring Rimsky-Korsakov’s “ Scheherazade”,Borodin’s “Polovetsian Dances” from his opera Prince Igor and a concert featuring John Williams’s famous movie scores.

Mr. Parvulescu joined the San Francisco Symphony in 1998. From 1996 – 1998, he was a member of the St. Louis Symphony. As soloist and chamber musician Mr. Parvulescu has appeared in recital series at the Walters Art Gallery in Baltimore, the Kennedy Center in Washington,DC, Icicle Creek Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Berkeley Chamber Music Series, Johanessen International School of the Arts in Victoria British Columbia, San Francisco Symphony Chamber Music Series, Chamber Music Series St. Louis, Heidelberg, Germany and Fontainebleau, France and as soloist with the Xiamen Philharmonic in 2009 and 2010. In 2014 Mr. Parvulescu performed Shostakovich’s Piano Quintet with renowned pianist Kiril Gerstein and also Thomas Ades’s Piano Quintet with the composer at the piano and members of the San Francisco Symphony.

He has given masterclasses at the Beijing Conservatory and at the School for the Arts in Macau. He has been featured on the McGraw Hill Young Artist Showcase on WQXR radio NY and on National Public Radio. The San Francisco Chronicle praised him for his “gleaming tone and pyrotechnics,”

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Email: florin.parvulescu@gmail.com

簡歷

Florin Parvulescu 1971年出生于罗马尼亚首都布加勒斯特市。他在六岁的时候开始在Georges Enescu music school(乔治 埃奈斯库音乐学校)学习小提琴。1978年,进入Juilliard School(茱莉亚音乐学院)的预科部学习,师从Shirley Givens。1989年进入Peabody Conservatory of Music(皮巴迪音乐学院),师从Sylvia Rosenberg 和 Herbert Greenberg. 在此期间,他也和钢琴家Leon Fleisher 和 Berl Senofsky有过密切的合作。除了取得了学士学位和艺术学历之外,Parvulescu先生还获得了多次的奖学金和奖励,其中有Marbury大赛一等奖和Yale Gordon赛奖。

Parvulescu先生师从David Zinman(在Aspen音乐节)和Michael Tilson-Thomas, 学习指挥。作为一名指挥家,他曾经指挥过新世界交响乐团,Aspen 学院管弦乐队,Icicle Creek 节管弦乐队(华盛顿),Sutter Creek节管弦乐队(独奏兼指挥)以及旧金山学院交响乐队。旧金山古典声乐报中写道:“在演奏Pulcinella的乐曲中,Parvulescu先生指挥的很丰厚。用清晰,但不过份的手势在无哗中取宠。整个曲子的演奏过程中,他很沉着的设置了适当的节奏。即使在Stravinsky的曲子中要求极快的速度时,他也掌握的条条有理……..乐团对他和他对音乐的理解爆满了充分的信心。” 此外,作为“ Keeping Score “这个项目的一部分,他也率领过旧金山交响乐团的成员表演了Igor Stravinsky和Charles Ives的作品。在2013年8月,在短短两天的通知时间里,他取代了澳门青年交响乐团的常驻指挥,率领团队在林肯中心梅尔金音乐厅举办了他们在美国的首演。在2014年,他受邀在“Music in the Mountain”音乐节中指挥了 Rimsky-Korsakov的“Scheherazade”, Borodin的歌剧“Igor 王子”中的“ Polovetsian Dances” 。他还指挥了John Williams的著名电影音乐专场,包括星际大战三部曲,ET,哈利波特等等。
Parvulescu先生在1998年进入旧金山交响乐团。1996-1998年间,他曾是圣路易斯交响乐团的小提琴手。作为一个对室内乐热爱的音乐家,Parvulescu先生在许多地方进行了独奏音乐会,如在巴尔的摩的沃尔特艺术节,华盛顿的肯尼迪表演艺术中心,Icicle 溪谷音乐节,Aspen音乐节,伯克利室内音乐节系列,Johanessen 国际艺术节(维多利亚市,英属哥伦比亚),旧金山交响乐团室内音乐系列,圣路易斯室内音乐节,海德堡,德国和法国的枫丹白露城的音乐系列。在2009和2010年,他以独奏身份与厦门交响乐团合作了数次。在2014年,Parvulescu先生与著名钢琴家 Kiril Gerstein 合作,表演了 Shostakovich的钢琴五重奏。他还与作曲家和旧金山交响乐团的成员一起表演了Thomas Ades的钢琴五重奏。

Parvulescu先生多次在北京音乐学院和澳门艺术学院教授大师班。在纽约WQXR电台和华盛顿州的全国公共广播网的McGraw Hill年轻艺术家推介的节目里都有介绍到Parvulescu先生。旧金山记事报对他及他“闪烁的曲调和强有力的技术”给予了很高的赞赏。

Florin Parvulescu Biography