American pianist William Wolfram was a silver medalist at both the William Kapell and the Naumburg International Piano Competitions, a bronze medalist at the prestigious Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow, and finalist in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.
He has appeared with the symphonies of Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Saint Louis, Indianapolis, Seattle, Baltimore, Rochester, Nashville, and New Jersey, the Buffalo Philharmonic, and the National Symphony Orchestra, among many others. He enjoys close associations with the Dallas Symphony, the Milwaukee Symphony, the San Diego Symphony and the Minnesota Orchestra.
He has worked with internationally recognized conductors such as Andrew Litton, Jerzy Semkow, Mark Wigglesworth, Jeffrey Tate, Vladimir Spivakov, Gerard Schwarz, Carlos Miguel Prieto, Jeffrey Kahane, James Judd, Roberto Minczuk, Stefan Sanderling, JoAnn Falletta, James Paul, and Carlos Kalmar.
Abroad, Wolfram has appeared with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, the Beethovenhalle Orchestra Bonn, the Warsaw, Moscow, and Budapest Philharmonics, the Capetown and Johannesberg symphonies of South Africa, L'Orchestre de Bretagne, and the National Symphony of Peru.
On the Naxos label, Wolfram has recorded three titles in his series of Franz Liszt Opera Transcriptions, the chamber music of Miklos Rosza and John Corigliano with violinist Philippe Quint, and Earl Kim’s music for piano and orchestra with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland. For the Albany label, he recorded the piano concertos of Edward Collins with Marin Alsop and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
A graduate of The Juilliard School, William Wolfram resides in New York City with his wife and two daughters.