Born in Lvov, Poland
Continuing performances in recital and with the major symphony orchestras throughout the world. Appears regularly at BBC Proms, Blossom, Edinburgh, Hollywood Bowl, Mostly Mozart, Ravinia, Tanglewood, and other festivals. Frequent chamber music performances with Isaac Stern, Yo-Yo Ma, and Young Uck Kim. Many performances of 20th-century music; premiered Joseph Schwantner's Piano Concerto with the St. Louis Symphony under Leonard Slatkin (1988). More than 20 albums for RCA records; exclusive Sony Classical recording artist since 1987. Grammy Awards, 1985 and 1986, for recordings of Brahms and Beethoven with Yo-Yo Ma. Winner: First Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Competition, 1974; Michaels Award of Young Concert Artists, 1975; Avery Fisher Prize, 1979.
Degrees and Studies
Diploma, The Juilliard School, student of Mieczylaw Munz; graduate, Columbia U.