Chamber Music, Contemporary Performance Program
Pianist Jon Klibonoff has appeared as orchestra soloist, solo recitalist, and chamber musician throughout the U.S. and abroad. His numerous awards include the Silver Medal of the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition, the Affiliate Artists Xerox Pianists Award, the Pro Musicis Foundation Award, first prize at the Kosciuszko Chopin Competition, the Concert Artists Guild Competition, and a Solo Recitalist’s Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. Mr. Klibonoff has performed as guest artist with numerous chamber groups, including the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the Shanghai, Miami, and Lark String Quartets.
For three seasons he was artist-in-residence for the “On Air” radio series produced by WQXR in New York City. Mr. Klibonoff has been heard in recital at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, the 92nd Street Y, and the National Gallery and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. He has collaborated with many instrumentalists, including flutist Carol Wincenc, clarinetist David Shifrin, and cellist Yo-Yo Ma. A graduate of the Juilliard School and Manhattan School of Music, Mr. Klibonoff is on the faculty of Manhattan School of Music.