Jessica Xylina Osborne - Artist Website
Jessica Osborne

Jessica Osborne plays Rachmaninoff
Etude- Tableau in a minor, op. 39, no. 6 "Little Red Riding Hood"
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Hailed by the Washington Post as a pianist “with a refreshing mellowness and poetic touch” after her debut with the National Symphony Orchestra, Jessica Xylina Osborne is one of the most intensely expressive, passionate artists of her generation. She has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia, including performances in such venues as Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater and Concert Hall, and the Seoul Arts Center. Radio broadcasts include NPR’s Performance Today, WQXR in New York, WGMS in Washington D.C., and KUHF in Houston.

Jessica Osborne has collaborated with some of the world’s most   distinguished performing musicians, including Miriam Fried and Felicia Moye, and with such rising stars as Benjamin Beilman, Paul Huang, and Yura Lee. As a founding member of Trio Dumka, Ms. Osborne has toured Western Europe, including performances in Venasque, Chateauneuf-du-Pape and Barcelona. 

An active proponent of new music, Jessica Osborne is a frequent collaborator with composers including Martin Bresnick and Christopher Theofanidis, and has premiered works by Matthew Barnson, Ted Hearne, and Hannah Lash. She recently performed with members of Opera Moderne at the Galapagos Art Space in Brooklyn, receiving praise from the New York Times, and is a frequent collaborator in the renowned New Music New Haven series.

A winner of numerous piano competitions, Jessica Osborne has received international recognition with top awards in the International Bartok-Kabalevsky-Prokofiev Competition, International Russian Music Piano Competition, and the Ima Hogg Young Artists’ Competition.  

Jessica Osborne completed her doctoral studies in piano performance at Yale University, where she studied with Claude Frank. She received her Master of Music degree at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music under the tutelage of Jon Kimura Parker. She received her undergraduate degree from Indiana University and the Juilliard School. Previous teachers include Emile Naoumoff, Seymour Lipkin, Martin Canin, Marjorie Lee, and Patricia Osborne.


Photo by Mingzhe Wang, 2010.
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