Orli Shaham, Co-Host/Creative

Hometown: New York, New York

Meet Orli

Orli has joined From the Top as Guest Host on Show 404, Show 405, Show 390, Show 389, Show 379, Show 380, and Show 361.


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.

In 2021, Orli Shaham releases Volumes 2 & 3 of the complete Mozart Sonatas on Canary Classics, the latest in her Mozart recording series, which also includes Volume 1 of the sonatas, as well as an “outstanding” (International Piano) concertos album with St. Louis Symphony. In 2022 Ms. Shaham serves on the jury for Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and the Honens International Piano Competition.

In addition to performing concertos and recitals around the world, she hosts Orli Shaham’s Bach Yard, a live interactive concert series for young children which Ms. Shaham founded in 2010. In 2020, she created Bach Yard Playdates, a series of online interactive music programs for children, including storytimes and musical selections designed to develop listening skills.

Ms. Shaham joined From the Top’s team of Co-Hosts and Creatives in January 2020.

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