Shai Wosner / Danish National Symphony Orchestra / Nicholas Collon HAYDN - LIGETI Concertos & Capriccios
Pianist Shai Wosner has attracted international recognition for his exceptional artistry, musical integrity and creative insight. His repertoire ranges from Beethoven and Mozart to Ligeti, and music by his contemporaries, and his imaginative programming communicates his intellectual curiosity. Wosner has performed as soloist with many of the world’s leading orchestras and conductors, and has established close artistic associations that are renewed season after season. He has appeared with the Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Houston, and San Francisco Symphony Orchestras, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra and Frankfurt Radio Symphony, the Staatskapelle Berlin and the Vienna Philharmonic, among numerous others. He has also performed with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (conducting from the keyboard) and the St Paul and Philadelphia chamber orchestras. As a BBC New Generation Artist he has appeared extensively with the BBC Orchestras and in recital on Radio 3. He has worked with conductors such as Daniel Barenboim, Zubin Mehta, Leonard Slatkin, Donald Runnicles, Hans Graf, Alan Gilbert and Peter Oundjian, among others. Wosner has appeared in numerous summer festivals and toured as soloist with Barenboim’s West-Eastern Divan Orchestra. As a chamber musician, he is widely sought after by colleagues for his spirit of partnership and has collaborated with many esteemed artists and ensembles including Pinchas Zukerman, Lynn Harrell, Ralph Kirshbaum, Christian Tetzlaff, and the Tokyo and Miro string quartets. Wosner is the recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant and a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award.