Appearances: Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 14, Hamburg Symphony and on tour with East Coast Chamber Orchestra (ECCO), Memphis, Philadelphia, New York; world premiere of Christopher Cerrone’s new piano concerto Dissolving Margins, co-commissioned by the 92nd Street Y and the Albany and Phoenix Symphonies, on tour with ECCO; Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3, Phoenix Symphony; Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21, Sarasota Orchestra; Szymanowski’s Symphony No. 4, Hamburg Symphony; recital series “Schubert: The Great Sonatas,” 92nd Street Y in NYC, The Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., Duke University in Durham, NC, Konzerthaus Berlin; solo concerts featuring piano sonatas by Beethoven, Schubert, Scarlatti, and Rzewski; Mahler’s Piano Quartet, Schumann’s Piano Quartet, and Brahms’ String Sextet No. 1 with members of the New York Philharmonic, 92nd Street Y; Brahms’ Piano Quintet and solo repertoire, Dover Quartet at Washington Irving High School; all-Beethoven program with members of the San Diego Symphony; Schubert piano trios with violinist Carmit Zori and cellist Hillel Zori, Israel; U.K. tour with the International Musicians Seminar Prussia Cove; duo-piano concerts comprising works by Brahms, Schubert, and David Lang with longtime collaborator Orion Weiss, Cleveland, Los Alamos, Duke University; commissioned Michael Hersch’s concerto Along the Ravines, Seattle Symphony and Deutsche Radio Philharmonie; conducted Mozart concertos from the keyboard with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; “The Schubert Effect” recital series, with the Parker Quartet; with the major orchestras of Atlanta, Baltimore, Berkeley, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Ottawa, San Francisco, and Toronto, among others; abroad with the Aurora Orchestra, Barcelona Symphony, Bournemouth Symphony, Frankfurt Radio Symphony, Gothenburg Symphony, LSO St. Luke’s, Nieuw Sinfonietta Amsterdam, Orchestre National de Belgique, Staatskapelle Berlin, and the Vienna Philharmonic, among others; with the Orpheus, St. Paul, and Los Angeles Chamber Orchestras; with conductors Daniel Barenboim, Jiří Bělohlávek, James Conlon, Alan Gilbert, Gunther Herbig, James Judd, Zubin Mehta, Peter Oundjian, Donald Runnicles, Leonard Slatkin, Jeffrey Tate, and Yan Pascal Tortelier; as a chamber musician with artists including Martha Argerich, Martin Fröst, Lynn Harrell, Dietrich Henschel, Ralph Kirshbaum, Jennifer Koh, Cho-Liang Lin, Christian Tetzlaff, and Pinchas Zukerman

Festivals: Bowdoin International Music Festival, Chautauqua Music Festival, Bravo! Vail festival, Grand Teton Music Festival, Mainly Mozart Festival in San Diego, Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center, Ravinia Festival, West-Eastern Divan Workshop, Chamber Music Northwest in Portland, Jerusalem Chamber Music Festival, Oregon Bach Festival, Piano Aux Jacobins festival in France, Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Broadcasts: four-program series or solo and chamber performances with the International Musicians Seminar Prussia Cove for BBC Radio 3; BBC Philharmonic from Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall; conducted Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra from the keyboard for American Public Radio

Recordings: Schubert Piano Sonatas on Onyx Classics; Impromptu, improvisationally inspired works by Beethoven, Schubert, Gershwin, and Ives, 2017; concertos and capriccios by Haydn and Ligeti with the Danish National Symphony conducted by Nicholas Collon; all-Schubert solo album; solo works by Brahms and Schoenberg; works by Schubert paired with new works by Missy Mazzoli; Beethoven’s complete sonatas and variations for cello and piano with Ralph Kirshbaum; works by Bartók, Janáček, and Kurtág with his duo partner of many years, violinist Jennifer Koh, Cedille Records

Awards: Lincoln Center’s Martin E. Segal Award, Avery Fisher Career Grant, Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award, BBC New Generation Artist

Education: studied piano with Opher Brayer and Emanuel Krasovsky; studied composition, theory, and improvisation with André Hajdu; studied at The Juilliard School with Emanuel Ax

More info at shaiwosner.com.

Shai Wosner performed with The Orchestra Now on December 5, 2021 and May 1, 2021.

Bio: November 2021