Orli Shaham, Co-Host/Creative

Hometown: New York, New York

Latest News

Orli releases her latest album – Mozart Piano Sonatas Vol.1 – on October 30. Learn more.

Orli Shaham joined From the Top team of Co-Hosts and Creatives in January 2020. Read more.

Meet Orli

Orli has previously joined From the Top as Guest Host on Show 390, Show 389, Show 379, Show 380, and Show 361.


Guest Host/Concert Pianist Orli Shaham is a regular guest host on From the Top and has an impressive international reputation as one of today’s most gifted pianists. The New York Times called her a “brilliant pianist”, and she is admired worldwide for her interpretations of both standard and modern repertoire. Her 2019 recording of Mozart concertos with St. Louis Symphony and David Robertson conducting, was cited as “outstanding” by International Piano; and in 2020 she releases Volume 1 of the complete Mozart Sonatas on Canary Classics. In 2022 she serves on the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition jury.

In addition to performing concertos and recitals around the world, Ms. Shaham created and hosts a live interactive concert series for young children. Orli Shaham’s Bach Yard was founded in 2010, and is recognized by parents, media, and the music community as a significant force in music education and entertainment. In 2020 Bach Yard and Kaufman Music Center produced Bach Yard Playdates, a series of online interactive music programs for children, including storytimes and musical selections designed to develop listening skills.

Follow Orli: Facebook @OrliShahamPiano | Twitter @orlishaham | Instagram @orlishaham