Jeffrey Kahane

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Birthday
12, 1956
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
California

About

Became music director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra in 1997. He performed with many of the major orchestras in the world.

Before Fame

He came in fourth at the 1981 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition when he was 24.

Trivia

He and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra gave a two-night presentation of Beethoven's five piano concertos at the Hollywood Bowl in Summer 2003.

Family Life

He married clinical psychologist and choral singer Martha with whom he had two children: composer, pianist, and singer Gabriel Kahane and daughter Annie.

Associated With

He became a coveted recital accompanist and a favorite of Yo-Yo Ma, Dawn Upshaw, and Joshua Bell.