Aaron Shorr


“Since settling in the United Kingdom in 1985, Aaron Shorr has gained an increasing reputation for his diverse and highly acclaimed concerts.He studied at the Manhattan School of Music in New York and the Royal Academy of Music in London, his teachers having included Alexander Kelly, Solomon Mikowski, André Watts and Joseph Seiger. He has since toured throughout the world performing concertos, solo recitals and chamber music.

Aaron’s European festival performances have included the Menuhin Festival in Gstaad, the Munich Biennale, the Montepulciano and Pescara festivals in Italy, the Breda Festival in Holland, the Mitte Europa Festival in Germany, and the Ludlow, Brighton, Chelmsford, Huddersfield, Malvern and Little Missenden Festivals in England.

Aaron’s recordings, as well as the ongoing “Beethoven Explored” series for Metier, also include discs of rare Schubert, music by Cesar Cui and by Sadie Harrison.

In 1992, Aaron was appointed Professor of Piano at the Royal Academy of Music, and has since moved to the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow.”