Orion Weiss
Piano

Pianist Orion Weiss has performed with American orchestras, including the Chicago Symphony, Boston Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and New York Philharmonic. In 2017–18 he opened the season for the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and closed it for the Colorado Symphony; in between he played with eleven orchestras, went on a recital tour with James Ehnes, and performed recitals and many other collaborations around the country. He recently recorded Rouse’s Seeing, which he premiered with the Albany Symphony. Named the Classical Recording Foundation’s Young Artist of the Year in 2010; the following year Weiss made his debut with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood. In recent seasons, he has performed with the San Francisco Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, National Arts Centre Orchestra, and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. As a recitalist and chamber musician, Weiss has appeared across the U.S. at venues and festivals including Lincoln Center, the Ravinia Festival, Sheldon Concert Hall, La Jolla Music Society SummerFest, Chamber Music Northwest, the Bard Music Festival, the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, the Kennedy Center, and Spivey Hall. He was a member of the Chamber Music Society Two program, is the recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant, and is a graduate of The Juilliard School, where he studied with Emanuel Ax.


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