NATHANIEL SILBERSCHLAG has been named principal horn of the Cleveland Orchestra, effective August 5. He will begin performing with the orchestra during the 2019 Blossom Music Festival and Summers @ Severance concerts. In 2017, at age 19, Silberschlag was appointed assistant principal horn of the Washington National Opera/Kennedy Center Opera House orchestra. He is currently studying with Julie Landsman at the Juilliard School, and will graduate this May with a bachelor of music degree. Silberschlag comes from a family of professional musicians, among them former principal players of the New York Philharmonic, Italian National Orchestra RAI, and Jerusalem Symphony. As soloist, he has performed with the Juilliard Orchestra, Bulgarian Philharmonic, Romania State Symphony, New York’s Little Orchestra Society, and the Chesapeake Orchestra. He has also performed with ensembles including the New York Philharmonic and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. He is a graduate of the National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship Program, and spent two summers in the Kennedy Center’s Summer Music Institute. He was a fellow at the Music Academy of the West in 2017 and 2018. In 2018, he performed with the New York Philharmonic as part of its Global Academy.

Posted April 19, 2019