JENNY LIN – Guest Pianist
Jenny Lin is one of the most respected young pianists today, admired for her adventurous programming and charismatic stage presence. Her performances have taken her Avery Fisher Hall, Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, as well as at Mostly Mozart, Chopin, Ars Musica, BAM's Next Wave, and Spoleto Festivals, with orchestras such as American Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Sinfonica Nationale della RAI and SWR Rundfunkorchester. Since 2000, Jenny's extensive discography includes over 15 albums on Hänssler Classic, Steinway & Sons, Koch/E1, and BIS Records. She is the central figure in “Cooking for Jenny” a documentary film about the world premiere of a Piano Concerto in Spain. Her most recent CDs include Shostakovich 24 Préludes & Fugues, Op. 87, “Silent Music” of Federico Mompou and the “Concierto Breve” of Xavier Montsalvatge. Born in Taiwan and raised in Austria, she also holds a degree in German Literature from The Johns Hopkins University and makes her home in New York.