David Robertson (conductor)

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David Robertson (born July 19, 1958 in Santa Monica , California ) is a particularly well-known conductor and interpreter of contemporary music in the USA .


He completed his training at the Royal Music Academy in London . It included the horn , composition and conducting courses . David Robertson is also dedicated to promoting students and a. at the Paris Conservatory and at the New York Juilliard School of Music . "Musical America" ​​named him "Conductor of the Year 2000".

His previous positions as artistic director or conductor:

He has also been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 2010 .

World premieres (selection)



  • Musical America: Conductor of the Year 2000
  • Grammy Awards 2015 : Best Orchestral Performance: J. Adams: City Noir from the St. Louis Symphony conducted by David Robertson

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. World premiere: The BR Symphony Orchestra plays Moritz Eggert's “Muzak” on: Sikorski
  2. Elliott Carter: World Premiere of Two Controversies and a Conversation on: Boosey & Hawkes
  3. ^ Frank Corcoran: Orchestral Works