One of today’s most unique and compelling artists, American violinist Lindsay Deutsch brings a fresh perspective to classical performances, “taking the listening experience to the next level” (The Press-Enterprise – Riverside, CA) and playing with a passion and energy that has thrilled audiences throughout the US and Canada. At 21, critics find that she demonstrates “…fine maturity even during the most physical and demanding passages” (San Francisco Classical Voice), and “…has a stage presence and style far beyond her years and a charisma that enthralled her audience.” (LCF Outlook – La Canada, CA)
Highlights of recent seasons include performances with the Colorado Symphony and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, both conducted by Jeffrey Kahane, as well as a performance with the McGill Chamber Orchestra in Montreal, conducted by Boris Brott, and the Knoxville Symphony conducted by Lucas Richmond. Other performances include the Fort Worth Symphony, San Diego Symphony, Boulder Chamber Orchestra, Redlands, Palm Springs, National Academy and Oakville Symphonies in Canada, and the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony. She made her Walt Disney Concert Hall debut performing John Corrigliano’s Red Violin Chaconne with the California Philharmonic.
Ms. Deutsch made her solo orchestral debut at the age of 11 with the Clear Lake Symphony in Texas. As a recitalist, Ms. Deutsch has appeared on the prestigious Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series in Chicago, the Los Angeles Da Camera Society at the historic Doheny Mansion, at L.A.’s Gindi Auditorium, as guest artist at the PepsiCo Recital Hall at Texas Christian University, and several solo performances for the Leonard Nimoy Concert Series. In addition, she performed a recital at the Colorado Symphony Spring Ball with Jeffrey Kahane. She has also appeared at Boston’s Jordan Hall, Houston’s Wortham Theatre, Theatre Aquarius in Toronto, Canada and the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles where she performed excerpts of Mark O’Connor’s “Strings and Threads” with the composer and the Disney Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Deutsch had the special privilege of being invited to perform the theme from “Schindler’s List” for John Williams at a gala dinner in his honor.
As chamber musician, Ms. Deutsch has appeared at the La Jolla Summerfest and the Green Music Festival collaborating with artists Gil Shaham, Jeffrey Kahane, Adele Anthony, Cho-Liang Lin, Sheryl Staples, Arnold Steinhardt, Chee-Yun, Nokuthula Ngwenyama, Alisa Weilerstein, Gary Hoffman, and the St. Lawrence String Quartet.
The internationally known Strad Magazine featured Ms. Deutsch as their pick of “Up-and-Coming Musicians” in their April, 2007 issue. Lindsay Deutsch’s movie credits include playing the solo violin sound track for the 2006 movie “The Good Shepherd” starring Robert De Niro. Ms. Deutsch has also appeared as a soloist on the national radio program, “From the Top” in which her performance of Bartok’s Roumanian Folk Dances with Christopher O’Riley was selected for inclusion on the “Best of” CD produced by “From the Top.” She was featured on “Live From WFMT” in Chicago and her performance of Vivaldi”s “Summer” with the Colburn Conservatory Orchestra was presented on the “Sunday’s Live” Series (K-Mozart radio), as well as numerous other performances airing on several National Public Radio stations including “Performance Today”.
Lindsay feels strongly that the young people of today need to be exposed to the world of classical music. She is actively involved in outreach programs to present classical music in new and exciting ways that will thrill and inspire the young audiences of today. She also has a page on her website specifically aimed at young musicians and their parents which attracts 70,000 hits per month (www.LindsayDeutsch.com). She has garnered corporate support for this site which encourages and excites young musicians ages 6 – 18. Young musicians can nominate themselves to be selected for “Young Musician of the Month” which highlights and recognizes outstanding musicians from all over the world.
Lindsay Deutsch currently studies with Robert Lipsett at the Colburn Conservatory. She plays on a 1742 Sanctus Seraphin on generous loan from the Mandell Collection of Southern California.