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12.15.14
Shai Wosner
Norman Lebrecht Album of the Week
Sinfini Music
12.10.14
Shai Wosner
In With the New: It’s time we took more risk in new music programming.
The Wall Street Journal
09.27.14
Shai Wosner
ISO and its music director are in top form for Classical Series opener, with help from an imaginative guest soloist
Jay Harvey Upstage
06.30.14
Shai Wosner
Fine Recital by Veronika Eberle and Shai Wosner
Seen and Heard International
06.22.14
Shai Wosner
Brown's brilliant Beethoven
U-T San Diego
04.14.14
Jennifer Koh & Shai Wosner , Shai Wosner, Jennifer Koh
Review: Signs, Games & Messages
Music Web International
02.01.14
Jennifer Koh & Shai Wosner , Shai Wosner, Jennifer Koh
Review: 'Signs, Games & Messages'
Gramophone (pdf)
02.01.14
Jennifer Koh & Shai Wosner , Shai Wosner, Jennifer Koh
Strings Attached
The Whole Note
12.18.13
Jennifer Koh & Shai Wosner , Shai Wosner, Jennifer Koh
Signs, Games + Messages = Works of JANACEK & BARTOK – Jennifer Koh, violin/ Shai Wosner, p. – Cedille
Audiophile Audition
11.26.13
Shai Wosner
Music review: Superb Schubert from Shai Wosner
San Francisco Chronicle
10.22.13
Shai Wosner
An ensemble’s flightpath, in search of elusive melody
Boston Globe
09.19.13
Shai Wosner
Schubert, Underground
The New York Times
09.17.13
Shai Wosner
Shai Wosner’s Bliss Factor
ConcertoNet.com
07.31.13
Shai Wosner
The Consolations of a Schubert Sonata Surplus
The New York Times
05.12.13
Shai Wosner
Pianist Shai Wosner finds Schubert’s dark side
The Washington Post
03.23.13
Shai Wosner
Pianist Shai Wosner masters Mozart and conductor Andrew Sewell tackles Bruckner with Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra
The Daily Page
03.23.13
Shai Wosner
Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra: Two Great Halves Equal One Spectacular Evening
Madison Magazine
12.17.12
Shai Wosner
At Phillips, Shai Wosner’s Beethoven and Debussy are brief and lasting
Washington Post
08.12.12
Shai Wosner
Mozart Festival Theme Takes Flight, From Lobby to Stage
The New York Times
05.22.12
Shai Wosner
Hersch and Diamond Premieres, plus Chihuly’s “Bluebeard”
Seen and Heard International
05.13.12
Shai Wosner
John Fleming's classical CD picks: Shai Wosner
Tampa Bay Times
03.19.12
Shai Wosner
Satisfying sonic Sunday: BSO with Belohlavek, Richard Goode at Shriver Hall
The Baltimore Sun
03.18.12
Shai Wosner
Review: Jiri Belohlavek leads Baltimore Symphony at Strathmore
Washington Post
03.12.12
Shai Wosner
Shai Wosner: Franz SCHUBERT CD
MusicWeb International
01.01.12
Shai Wosner
Schubert – Piano Sonatas “Reliquie’ Review
Gramophone
12.01.11
Shai Wosner
Poetry without words
BBC Music Magazine
11.22.11
Shai Wosner
Concert review: Oklahoma City Philharmonic features two debuts
Oklahoman
09.25.11
Shai Wosner
Schubert: C and D major sonatas, D840, D850
La Scena Musicale
09.21.11
Shai Wosner
Pianist Shai Wosner peforms works by Schubert on his second recital album to be released by Onyx on October 11
Shuman Associates
08.25.11
Jennifer Koh & Shai Wosner , Shai Wosner, Jennifer Koh
Interpreting the Contrasts of Mozart
The New York Times
07.22.11
Shai Wosner
Oregon Bach Festival 2011
tommanoff.com
07.21.11
Miro Quartet , Shai Wosner
Finale of CMNW’s Tuesday night series is grand indeed
Oregon Music News
07.11.11
Shai Wosner
Shai Wosner makes big impression on the piano
The Register-Guard
05.31.11
Shai Wosner
Shai Wosner, Pavilion Theatre, Brighton, May 27
The Argus
05.19.11
Shai Wosner
Review: SPCO's 'Short Ride in a Fast Machine' takes audience on a satisfying journey
Pioneer Press
04.21.11
Shai Wosner
Shai Wosner; Interview by Tom Manoff
tommanoff.com
04.09.11
Shai Wosner
Beautiful Beethoven (times two) closes chamber orchestra season
The Capital Times
02.28.11
Miro Quartet , Shai Wosner
Provocative pieces from Shai Wosner
Philadelphia Inquirer
12.30.10
Shai Wosner
Shai Wosner's Rich, Transparent Piano Sound
NPR
12.01.10
Shai Wosner
Shai Wosner: Brahms and Schoenberg
International Record Review
11.01.10
Shai Wosner
CD Review: Shai Wosner-Schoenberg/Brahms International Piano Choice
International Piano
10.31.10
Shai Wosner
BSO: Invitation to the Dance, Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth
Bournemouth Echo
10.08.10
Shai Wosner
Finding Brahms in Schoenberg
New York Times
10.01.10
Shai Wosner
The steady rise of an Israeli pianist who caught the ear of Daniel Barenboim
Gramophone
09.16.10
Shai Wosner
Connecting the Dots Between 2 Composers
New York Times
05.29.10
Shai Wosner
A Glendale Nocturne: Saturday night with the LACO
Crescenta Valley Weekly
05.19.10
Jennifer Koh & Shai Wosner , Shai Wosner, Jennifer Koh
Violinist and pianist form team to produce some beautiful music
Buffalo News
05.17.10
Shai Wosner
Three 'conductors' save the day for Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Los Angeles Times
03.21.10
Shai Wosner
Shai Wosner conveys drama and temperament in Birmingham recital
The Birmingham News
03.07.10
Shai Wosner
Symphony's Perick begins his farewell
Charlotte Observer
02.06.10
Shai Wosner
Oundjian gains strength as conductor
Chicago Sun-Times
02.06.10
Shai Wosner
Pianist and conductor outstanding in CSO debuts
Chicago Tribune
07.29.09
Miro Quartet , Shai Wosner, Claire Bloom
Singing Strings; The Chamber Music Festival’s opening week doesn’t disappoint
Santa Fe Reporter
05.06.09
Shai Wosner
Pianist explores range of Schubert’s melodies
Omaha World Herald
02.19.09
Miro Quartet , Shai Wosner
Miró String Quartet delves into dramatic work
Denver Post
03.27.08
Shai Wosner
Pianist lights up Cleveland Orchestra's salute to Israel
Miami Herald
09.21.07
Shai Wosner
Pianist SHAI WOSNER selected as BBC NEW GENERATION ARTIST
Opus 3 Artists
08.14.07
Shai Wosner
Transition & Transformation
New York Sun
02.05.05
Shai Wosner
Symphony visitors Oundjian, Wosner warrant call-backs
San Francisco Chronicle

Pianist Shai Wosner has attracted international recognition for his exceptional artistry, musical integrity and creative insight. His performances of a broad range of repertoire, from Beethoven and Mozart to Schoenberg and Ligeti, as well as music by his contemporaries, communicate his imaginative programming and intellectual curiosity. He has appeared with major orchestras worldwide including the Chicago Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra and San Francisco Symphony in the US, and the Barcelona Symphony, Frankfurt Radio Symphony, Hamburg Symphony, LSO St. Luke’s and Staatskapelle Berlin in Europe, among others, and has worked with such conductors as Daniel Barenboim, James Conlon, Alan Gilbert, James Judd, Zubin Mehta, Peter Oundjian, Donald Runnicles, Leonard Slatkin and Yan Pascal Tortelier. Mr. Wosner made his debut with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in Salzburg, during the 250th anniversary celebrations of Mozart's birth. As a BBC New Generation Artist in the 2007-09 seasons, he performed and recorded regularly with the various BBC orchestras, including at the BBC Proms with Donald Runnicles. Mr. Wosner is the recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant and a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award—a prize he used to commission Michael Hersch’s concerto Along the Ravines, which he then performed with the Seattle Symphony and Deutsche Radio Philharmonie-Saarbrücken in its world and German premieres. 

Widely praised for his interpretations of Schubert’s solo repertoire, Mr. Wosner has focused on the composer in recent seasons and has performed his solo works in recitals across the US and at London’s Wigmore Hall. In early 2015, he curates The Schubert Effect at the 92nd Street Y, in which he is joined by the Parker Quartet for a two-part recital series juxtaposing solo and chamber works by Schubert, Kurtág and Missy Mazzoli. He also performed solo works by Schubert and Ms. Mazzoli on a recording released by Onyx in November. 

His orchestral engagements this season include a return to the Hamburg Symphony to perform Mozart concertos, following his debut with the orchestra last year; his debut with the Orchestre symphonique de Québec playing Ravel’s Piano Concerto for the Left Hand, and performances with the Indianapolis Symphony and Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra. He also performs in recital in Atlanta and Philadelphia. Onyx released Mr. Wosner’s solo recording of a selection of piano works by Schubert that incorporate elements of folk music in October 2011, and his debut solo recording of works by Brahms and Schoenberg in August 2010. Cedille Records released Signs, Games + Messages, his first joint recording with Jennifer Koh, featuring works by Bartók, Janácek and Kurtág, in October 2013. 

Mr. Wosner is widely sought after by colleagues for his versatility and spirit of partnership and often performs duo recitals with violinists Jennifer Koh, Viviane Hagner and Veronica Eberle. He is a former member of Lincoln Center's Chamber Music Society Two and performs regularly at various chamber music festivals. For several consecutive summers, he took part in the West-Eastern Divan Workshop led by Daniel Barenboim and toured as soloist with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra. 

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