Case Scaglione has been Chief Conductor of the Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn since the 2018–19 season and Music Director of Orchestre national d’Île de France since the 2019–20 season. He has previously served as Associate Conductor with the New York Philharmonic and Music Director of the Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra of Los Angeles. Scaglione was the driving force behind the artistic growth and diversification of the organization, founding their educational outreach initiative 360° Music.
High in demand as a guest conductor across the globe, Scaglione’s recent distinguished European engagements include debut and return appearances with Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Ulster Symphony, RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, Luzerner Sinfonieorchester, Brussels Philharmonic, Flanders Symphony Orchestra, and Brno Philharmonic. In North America, Scaglione has worked with the New York Philharmonic and the Houston, Dallas, Detroit, Phoenix, San Diego, and Baltimore Symphony Orchestras. In Asia, he has led concerts with the China Philharmonic Orchestra as well as Shanghai and Guangzhou Symphony Orchestras, in addition to regular returns to the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.
He enjoys close relationships with many of the world’s leading solo artists, including Joshua Bell, Yulianna Avdeeva, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, Behzod Abduraimov, and Khatia Buniatishvili. Scaglione’s conducting mentors have included some of the most prominent conductors on the world stage today, including Alan Gilbert, Jaap van Zweden, and David Zinman.
A consummate musician recognized for her grace, subtlety, and brilliance, Orli Shaham has established an impressive international reputation as one of today's most gifted pianists. Hailed by critics on four continents, Ms. Shaham admired for her interpretations of both standard and modern repertoire. The New York Times called her a "brilliant pianist," The Chicago Tribune referred to her as “a first-rate Mozartean” in a performance with the Chicago Symphony, and London's Guardian said Ms. Shaham's playing at the Proms was “perfection."
Orli Shaham has performed with many of the major orchestras around the world and has appeared in recital around the world, from Carnegie Hall to the Sydney Opera House. She is Artistic Director of Pacific Symphony’s chamber series Café Ludwig in Costa Mesa, California and Artistic Director of the interactive children's concert series, Orli Shaham’s Bach Yard, which she founded in 2010.
In 2021, Ms. Shaham performs with the Marin, Vancouver, and Reading Symphony Orchestras and releases the second and third volumes of the complete Mozart Piano Sonatas. Her Mozart recording project also includes Volume 1 of the Piano Sonatas and her album of Piano Concertos with St. Louis Symphony, all of which are part of her discography of a dozen titles on Canary Classics.
Orli Shaham is a Co-Host and Creative for the national radio program From the Top. She is on the piano and chamber music faculty at The Juilliard School and is chair of the board of trustees at Kaufman Music Center in New York. Orli Shaham has been a Steinway Artist since 2003.