Artists

David Finckel

David FinckelPhoto Credit: Christian Steiner

Upcoming Appearances

Travels with Mendelssohn

Oct. 18, 2016 at 7:30 PM

CMS ON TOUR - Purchase, NY

Oct. 22, 2016 at 5:00 PM

The Emerson at Forty: Part II

Oct. 23, 2016 at 5:00 PM

CMS ON TOUR - Kansas City, MO

Nov. 4, 2016 at 7:00 PM

CMS ON TOUR - Madison, NJ

Nov. 5, 2016 at 8:00 PM

CMS ON TOUR - Athens, GA

Nov. 6, 2016 at 3:00 PM

CMS ON TOUR - Dallas, TX

Nov. 7, 2016 at 7:00 PM

CMS ON TOUR - Grand Rapids, MI

Nov. 10, 2016 at 7:30 PM

CMS ON TOUR - Blacksburg, VA

Nov. 11, 2016 at 7:30 PM

CMS ON TOUR - Vancouver, BC

Nov. 13, 2016 at 3:00 PM

Destination Vienna

Nov. 15, 2016 at 7:30 PM

Mendelssohn on Fire

Feb. 10, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Feb. 12, 2017 at 5:00 PM

CMS ON TOUR - Chicago, IL

Feb. 13, 2017 at 7:30 PM

The Cellists of Lincoln Center

Apr. 23, 2017 at 5:00 PM

CMS ON TOUR - Shanghai, CN

May. 12, 2017 at 7:05 PM

CMS ON TOUR - Shanghai, CN

May. 13, 2017 at 7:34 PM

CMS ON TOUR - Shanghai, CN

May. 14, 2017 at 7:00 PM

CMS ON TOUR - Seoul, KR

May. 16, 2017 at 7:00 PM

About

Co-Artistic Director of the Chamber Music Society, cellist David Finckel is a recipient of Musical America’s Musician of the Year award, one of the highest music industry honors in the US. He leads a multifaceted career as a concert performer, recording artist, educator, administrator, and cultural entrepreneur that places him in the ranks of today’s most influential classical musicians. He appears extensively with CMS; as recitalist with pianist Wu Han; and in piano trios with violinist Philip Setzer. Along with Wu Han, he is the founder and Artistic Director of Music@Menlo, Silicon Valley’s acclaimed chamber music festival and institute; co-founder and Artistic Director of Chamber Music Today in Korea; and co-founder and Artistic Director of the Chamber Music Workshop at the Aspen Music Festival and School. Under the auspices of CMS, David Finckel and Wu Han also lead the LG Chamber Music School. Mr. Finckel is the co-creator of ArtistLed, classical music’s first musician-directed and Internet-based recording company, whose 18-album catalogue has won widespread critical praise. The latest release features the Dvorak Cello Concerto and a work written for him by Augusta Read Thomas. Piano Quartets, a 2015 Deutsche Grammophon release recorded live at Alice Tully Hall, features David Finckel, Wu Han, violinist Daniel Hope, and violist Paul Neubauer. David Finckel served as cellist of the nine-time Grammy Award-winning Emerson String Quartet for 34 seasons. The first American student of Rostropovich, David Finckel serves on the faculty of The Juilliard School and Stony Brook University.

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