Pianist Assaff Weisman has been captivating audiences with his intensity, lyricism and communicative style since his solo debut at the age of twelve. The Greenville News observed: “this piano virtuoso has facile fingers that toss off daredevil passages with ease and a mind for music that is as nimble as his fingers.”
Mr. Weisman’s performances have taken him to some of the most preeminent halls in Europe, the Middle East and the Americas. These include appearances at the Rudolfinum in Prague, Philips Hall in The Hague, the Millennium Piano Festival in Spain as well as in Italy, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK.
An avid chamber musician, Mr. Weisman has collaborated with Isidore Cohen and Michael Tree, among others, and has taken part in the Aspen Music Festival, Campos do Jordão (Brazil), Lima Chamber Music Festival (Peru), The Music Festival of the Hamptons, and Verbier (Switzerland).
Making his home in New York City, Mr. Weisman is often heard at such venues as Alice Tully Hall, Bargemusic, St. Paul’s Chapel, Trinity Church, and Rockefeller University. Highlights of the 2011-12 season include the release of the Israeli Chamber Project’s debut CD on the Azica Records label, as well as appearances at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, Zipper Hall in Los Angeles, in San Francisco, Berkeley, and across Israel.
Mr. Weisman is a graduate of the Juilliard School where he studied with Herbert Stessin, and where he now is a member of the Evening Division piano faculty. Prior to his studies in New York, Mr. Weisman studied with Professor Victor Derevianko in Israel and was supported by scholarships from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation.