Aaron Shorr (UK) ← Back to list
Aaron Shorr has established an international career as soloist, chamber musician and educator. He has toured extensively as a recitalist and chamber musician worldwide. Recent performances have included tours of Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Holland, Turkey, Australia, China, Japan, Korea, Mexico and the United States. He has performed extensively in the United Kingdom appearing in concerti, solo recitals and chamber music concerts at the Quuen Elizabeth Hall, Wigmore Hall, The Barbican, St. Martins in the Field and St. John’s Smith Square and festivals throughout Britain. He has also appeared in major European Festivals including the BBC Proms, The Menuhin Festival in Gstaad, Munich Biennale, Hanover Expo, Paganiniana in Genoa, Venice Biennale, Instrumenta Festival Mexico, the Skopje Days of New Music, Cyprus International Contemporary Music Festival and the Istanbul Biennale. He has broadcast frequently for radio, including BBC Radio 3, BBC Scotland, Classic FM, Bavarian Radio, Swiss Classical Radio, ABC Australia, and WQXR New York. Aaron Shorr has recorded for Naxos, Mettier, Olympia, NMC and Meridian.
Aaron Shorr’s students have gone on to win major prizes at international competitions including the Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition, Tel Aviv, UNISA, Pretoria, Rio, Brazil, Munich, St. Petersburg, Tokyo, Vines - Spain, Piano Campus - Paris, Redding-Piette and the Schubert Competition in the Czech Republic. In 2011, he became Artistic director and Chair of the Jury for The Scottish International Piano Competition. In 2006, Aaron Shorr was appointed Head of Keyboard at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.