Since he made his New York Philharmonic debut in 2001, Jonathan Biss has appeared with the foremost orchestras of the United States and Europe. Winner of multiple awards, from the Leonard Bernstein Award to Wolf Trap’s Shouse Debut Artist Award as well as an Avery Fisher Career Grant, Mr. Biss returns to perform with the National Symphony Orchestra March 19-21, 2009. Deb Lamberton talks with Jonathan about his career, and his latest EMI recording of Mozart concertos recorded live in concert with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
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