Anna Polonsky


Pianist Anna Polonsky is widely in demand as a soloist and chamber musician. She has appeared with the Moscow Virtuosi, Buffalo Philharmonic, Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Memphis Symphony, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble. She has collaborated with the Guarneri, Orion, Daedalus, and Shanghai quartets; and with Mitsuko Uchida, Yo-Yo Ma, David Shifrin, Richard Goode, Emanuel Ax, Arnold Steinhardt, Peter Wiley, and Jaime Laredo. Ms. Polonsky’s festival appearances include Marlboro, Chamber Music Northwest, Seattle, Music@Menlo, Cartagena, Bard, and Caramoor. She is a frequent guest at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and has performed at Bargemusic in New York City. She has toured extensively throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. She is the recipient of a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship and the Andrew Wolf Chamber Music Award. With her husband Orion Weiss, she is a member of the Polonsky-Weiss Piano Duo.

A native of Russia, Ms. Polonsky emigrated to the United States in 1990, and attended Interlochen Arts Academy before studying with Peter Serkin at the Curtis Institute of Music and Jerome Lowenthal at the Juilliard School. She serves on the piano faculty of Vassar College. Ms. Polonsky is a Steinway artist.