LEON BOTSTEIN, conductor
Leon Botstein brings a renowned career as both a conductor and educator to his role as music director of The Orchestra Now. He has been music director of the American Symphony Orchestra since 1992, artistic codirector of Bard SummerScape and the Bard Music Festival since their creation, and president of Bard College since 1975.
PETER SERKIN, piano
The American pianist Peter Serkin’s musical heritage extends back several generations: his grandfather was violinist and composer Adolf Busch and his father pianist Rudolf Serkin. He has performed with the world’s major symphony orchestras and is a dedicated chamber musician.
ANNA POLONSKY, piano
Concerts at Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Vienna Konzerthaus, Alice Tully Hall, and Carnegie Hall’s Stern, Weill, and Zankel Halls; toured extensively throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia; frequent guest at Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center; solo recital, Emerson Quartet’s inaugural Perspectives Series, Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium, 2007