Canadian pianist Bryan Wagorn is in his first year of the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann
Young Artist Development Program. He has performed throughout Canada, the US, Europe, and
Asia as vocal accompanist, soloist, and chamber musician, and has been broadcast on CBC
Radio, Radio-Canada, Chinese Central Television, and Rogers TV. This summer, he will act as
accompanist for the Steans Music Institute at the Ravinia Festival.
Mr. Wagorn made his recital debut at New York's Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in
2009, and has partnered with such musicians as Kenneth Cooper, Ralph Kirshbaum, and Carol
Wincenc. He has toured twice under the auspices of Jeunesses Musicales Canada, and has also
toured China with Canada's Tabaret Ensemble. Mr. Wagorn has performed for The Marilyn Horne
Foundation, Banff International Keyboard Festival, The International Holland Music
Sessions, and the Centre d'arts Orford.
Since 2007, Mr. Wagorn has been on faculty of Canada's National Arts Centre Summer Music
Institute, directed by Pinchas Zukerman; he has also formerly taught at the Manhattan
School of Music. He graduated from the Royal Conservatory of Music with distinction, holds
a bachelor's degree in music from the University of Ottawa, as well as a master's degree in
music from the Mannes College The New School for Music. He is currently a doctoral
candidate at the Manhattan School of Music.