Anna Polonsky, piano

Anna Polonsky is widely in demand as a soloist and chamber musician. She has appeared  with the Moscow Virtuosi, the Buffalo Philharmonic, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra,  the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, the Memphis Symphony, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, the St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, and many others. Ms. Polonsky has  collaborated with the Guarneri, Orion, Daedalus, and Shanghai Quartets, and with such  musicians as Mitsuko Uchida, Yo-Yo Ma, David Shifrin, Richard Goode, Emanuel Ax,  Arnold Steinhardt, Peter Wiley, and Jaime Laredo. She has performed chamber music at  festivals such as Marlboro, Chamber Music Northwest, Seattle, Music@Menlo,  Cartagena, Bard, and Caramoor, as well as at Bargemusic in New York City. Ms.  Polonsky has given concerts in the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, the Vienna Konzerthaus,  the Alice Tully Hall, and Carnegie Hall’s Stern, Weill, and Zankel Halls, and has toured  extensively throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. A frequent guest at the  Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, she was a member of the Chamber Music  Society Two during 2002-2004. In 2006 she took a part in the European Broadcasting  Union's project to record and broadcast all of Mozart's keyboard sonatas, and in the  spring of 2007 she performed a solo recital at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium to  inaugurate the Emerson Quartet’s Perspectives Series. She is a recipient of a Borletti Buitoni Trust Fellowship and the Andrew Wolf Chamber Music Award.  

Anna Polonsky made her solo piano debut at the age of seven at the Special Central  Music School in Moscow, Russia. She emigrated to the United States in 1990, and  attended high school at the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan. She received her  Bachelor of Music diploma from The Curtis Institute of Music under the tutelage of the  renowned pianist Peter Serkin, and continued her studies with Jerome Lowenthal, earning  her Master's Degree from the Juilliard School. In addition to performing, she serves on  the piano faculty of Vassar College, and in the summer at the Marlboro and Kneisel Hall  chamber music festivals.  

Together with violinist Jaime Laredo, violist Milena Pájaro-van de Stadt, and cellist  Sharon Robinson, Polonsky is a member of the Espressivo! Piano Quartet. With the  clarinetist David Shifrin and cellist Peter Wiley, she performs with the Polonsky-Shifrin Wiley Trio.  

Ms. Polonsky is a Steinway Artist.