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GUEST ARTISTS ARCHIVE

Each season, IRIS offers its audiences the chance to hear the best soloists in the world, from stars with international reputations to the most talented rising newcomers. Many young soloists who appear with IRIS at the beginning of their careers go on to win international acclaim, confirming what IRIS audiences already know: these are the best of the best.

PIANO

  • Emanuel Ax
  • Inon Barnatan
  • Jonathan Biss
  • Yefim Bronfman
  • Uri Caine
  • Wendy Chen
  • Jeremy Denk
  • Alon Goldstein
  • Stanislav Ioudennitch
  • Jeffrey Kahane
  • Yoko Nozaki
  • Garrick Ohlsson
  • Jon Kimura Parker
  • Peter Serkin
  • Jean-Yves Thibaudet
  • Yuja Wang
  • Andre Watts

VIOLIN

  • Korbinian Altenberger
  • Adele Anthony
  • Boris Belkin
  • Joshua Bell
  • Zachary DePue
  • Vadim Gluzman
  • Augustin Hadelich
  • Carolyn Huebl
  • Barnab·s Kelemen
  • Nicolas Kendall
  • Jennifer Koh
  • Jaime Laredo
  • Cho-Liang Lin
  • Stephen Miahky
  • Midori
  • Itzhak Perlman
  • Sharon Roffman
  • Miho Saegusa
  • Gil Shaham
  • Jonathan Swartz
  • Kyoko Takezawa
  • Charles Wetherbee
  • Pinchas Zukerman

VIOLA

  • Roberto Diáz

CHANSONNIER & NARRATOR

  • Jim Eikner
  • Martin Short

CELLO

  • Amanda Forsyth
  • Lynn Harrell
  • Yo-Yo Ma
  • Amit Peled
  • Sharon Robinson
  • Jian Wang
  • Felix Wang

BASS

  • Edgar Meyer
  • Ranaan Meyer

FLUTE

  • Karen Busler

OBOE

  • Winnie Lai
  • Heather Taylor (English horn)

CLARINET

  • Alexander Fiterstein
  • Jerome Simas
  • Richard Stoltzman

SAXOPHONE

  • Branford Marsalis

HORN

  • Eric Ruske

TRUMPET

  • Ryan Anthony
  • Alison Balsom
  • Lou Hanzlik
  • Jeff Kaye

HARP

  • Elizabeth Hainen

PERCUSSION

  • Bob Becker
  • Bill Cahn
  • Robin Engelman
  • Ken Every
  • Evelyn Glennie
  • Jonathan Haas
  • Russel Hartenberger
  • Michael Karcz
  • Tom Sherwood
  • John Wyre

VOCALISTS

  • Nathan Berg, baritone
  • Measha Brueggergosman, soprano
  • Janice Chandler, soprano
  • Jason Collins, tenor
  • Alexandra Deshorties, soprano
  • Michelle deYoung, mezzo-soprano
  • Kallen Esperian, soprano
  • Heidi Grant Murphy, soprano
  • Nathan Gunn, baritone
  • Nancy Maultsby, mezzo-soprano
  • Susanne Mentzer, mezzo-soprano
  • Jennifer Root, mezzo soprano
  • Dawn Upshaw, soprano
  • Mary Wilson, soprano

GUITAR

  • Jason Vieaux

PIPA

  • Wu Man

ENSEMBLES

  • Emanuel Ax, Jaime Laredo & Yo-Yo Ma
  • Eighth Blackbird
  • Jaime Laredo and Sharon Robinson
  • Adele Anthony and Gil Shaham
  • NEXUS, percussion ensemble
  • Time for Three (Nicolas Kendall; Zachary DePue; and Ranaan Meyer)
  • Tennessee Shakespeare Company