In high demand as a chamber musician and Lied accompanist, pianist JONATHAN WARE (2002 NYIPC) has given recitals worldwide with established singers and rising artists. During the 2012-13 season, he performed in Schubert & Co, presenting the complete solo Lieder of the composer in New York City, as well as Schubert’s Winterreise with the Mark Morris Dance Company. Other engagements include Liederabende at Lincoln Center, La Roche, Switzerland, the inaugural Internationale Meistersinger Akademie in Neumarkt, Germany, as well as the completion of a third residency on the accompanying staff of The Steans Institute at Chicago’s Ravinia Festival.
At the 2011 Wigmore Hall Song Competition Mr. Ware was awarded the prestigious Pianist’s Award, at the “Das Lied” Competition Berlin 2013 the Pianist Prize. As a soloist, recitals have taken him to Dallas, New York, Washington D.C., Miami, and Japan. He has been heard on radio stations across the United States, as well as on public television in the documentary Speaking with Music.
Born in Texas, Mr. Ware received a Bachelor’s Degree and Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music and a Master’s Degree from The Juilliard School.