Paolo Bordignon, Organ
Paolo Bordignon is harpsichordist of the New York Philharmonic and appears this season in concerti with The Philadelphia Orchestra and the American Symphony Orchestra, and with Camerata Pacifica, Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Mark Morris Dance Company, and The Knights.
He has recently performed with the Boston Symphony Chamber Players, MET Orchestra Musicians, All-Star Orchestra, ECCO, and St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. Festival appearances include Aspen, Bard, Bridgehampton, Jackson Hole, Palm Beach, Parlance, and Vail. He has been a frequent recitalist at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, including a 10-recital residency.
As Organist & Choirmaster of St. Bartholomewís Church, New York, he directs one of the nationís pre-eminent church music programs. A recent appearance on Now Hear This, presented by PBS Great Performances, was hailed as ìamong the highlights of the showî by the Wall Street Journal.
Born in Toronto of Italian heritage, Paolo attended St. Michaelís Cathedral Choir School before attending the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. He is an Associate of the Royal Conservatory of Music, a Fellow of the Royal Canadian College of Organists, and he earned Masterís and Doctoral degrees from the Juilliard School.