Christoph Eschenbach, Music Director of both the National Symphony Orchestra and the John F. KennedyCenter for the Performing Arts, is in great demand by the finest orchestras and opera houses the world over.
Now in his sixth season with the NSO and Kennedy Center, he has, during his tenure thus far, taken the NSO on two international tours, the Americas Tour 2012 and the Europe/Oman Tour 2013, earning great acclaim the ninecountries visited. A third international tour is scheduled for February. He and the NSO have also performed together at Carnegie Hall. In addition to the European tour, this season with the NSO includes two worldpremieres of commissioned works from American composers Tobias Picker and Sean Shepherd, thecontinuation of Mahler Explored. Maestro Eschenbach continues to appear as pianist on the Fortas Chamber Music Concerts and on other Kennedy Center series ... read full bio