“When you’re named after one of the biggest constellations in the night sky, the pressure is on to display a little star power—and the young pianist Orion Weiss did exactly that.”
—The Washington Post
Friday | April 11, 2014 | 8 p.m.
One of the most sought-after soloists in his generation of young American musicians, pianist Orion Weiss has performed with many major American orchestras, including the Chicago Symphony, Boston Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic and New York Philharmonic.
His deeply felt and exceptionally crafted performances go far beyond his technical mastery and have won him worldwide acclaim. Weiss’s impressive list of awards includes the Gilmore Young Artist Award, an Avery Fisher Career Grant, the Gina Bachauer Scholarship at the Juilliard School and the Mieczyslaw Munz Scholarship.