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Orion Weiss

Orion Weiss (born November 8, 1981) is an American classical pianist.

Education and Teaching

Weiss began his musical studies at the Emanuel Ax.

Weiss has participated regularly in a teaching residency for gifted young musicians in Medellin, Columbia, Red Esquela de Musica Festicamara Medellin.


In February 1999, Weiss made his He was immediately invited to return to the Orchestra for a performance of the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto in October 1999.

Weiss was featured in the 2004 [6].

As a recitalist and chamber musician, Weiss has appeared across the United States at venues and festivals from, among many, the Casals Festival in Puerto Rico in the spring of 2012.

Orion Weiss is married to the pianist Bard Music Festival.

Awards and recognitions

  • 1999 Gilmore Young Artist Award
  • 2001 Mieczyslaw Munz Award at the Juilliard School
  • 2002 Avery Fisher Career Grant
  • 2002, 2003 Gina Bachauer Scholarship at the Juilliard School
  • 2005 Juilliard William Petschek Award
  • 2010 Classical Recording Foundation's Young Artist of the Year [7]


  • Works for piano and cello by Rachmaninoff, Beethoven, Schumann with cellist Julie Albers (Artek Records, 2005), Artek AR-0022-2
  • J.S. Bach, Scriabin, Mozart, Carter (Yarlung Records, 2008), Audiophile digital recording
  • Gershwin: Concerto in F; Rhapsody No. 2; I Got Rhythm Variations – Orion Weiss, piano, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta [8], Conductor (Naxos American Classics 8.559705), audio-only Blu-ray, CD
  • 42 Bartok Bagatelles, Dvorak Humoresques, Prokofiev Visions Fugitives (Bridge Records, Inc 2012) [9]


External links

  • IMG Artists
  • Yarlung Records
  • Avery Fisher Career Grant
  • Gilmore Young Artist Award
  • Bridge Records
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