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05.12.15
Christoph Eschenbach, Leonidas Kavakos
Kavakos and Eschenbach combine to put on an inspired recital
The Washington Post
01.27.14
David Alan Miller, Christoph Eschenbach, Minnesota Orchestra , Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir , William Burden, John Del Carlo
CONGRATULATIONS 2014 GRAMMY WINNERS
12.09.13
Donald Runnicles, Yefim Bronfman, Christoph Eschenbach, Leonidas Kavakos, Ravi Shankar, Minnesota Orchestra , Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir , Ian Bostridge, New York Polyphony
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE OPUS 3 ARTISTS NOMINATED FOR A 2014 GRAMMY
Grammy.com
06.21.12
Christoph Eschenbach
NSO and Eschenbach enjoying belated honeymoon
Washington Post
11.21.09
Osvaldo Golijov, David Robertson, Christoph Eschenbach
The ten best classical albums of the Noughties
The Times (London)
08.02.09
Christoph Eschenbach, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
Public and private Shostakovich both given their due at Ravinia
Chicago Classical Review
09.26.08
Christoph Eschenbach
Christoph Eschenbach appointed Music Director of the Kennedy Center and Music Director of the National Symphony Orchestra
Associated Press
09.17.08
Yefim Bronfman, Christoph Eschenbach, Alisa Weilerstein, Philadelphia Orchestra , Chanticleer
A No-Show, a Young Star, and a Mercurial Russian Maestro
New York Sun

Christoph Eschenbach, Music Director of both the National Symphony Orchestra and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, is in great demand by the finest orchestras and opera houses around the world.

Now in his seventh and final season with the NSO and Kennedy Center, he has, during his tenure thus far, taken the NSO on three international tours; through South and North America in 2012, to Europe and Oman in 2013, and to Europe 2016, earning great acclaim. He and the NSO have also performed together at Carnegie Hall. In 2016–2017 Eschenbach and the Orchestra perform in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia, at the invitation of Olga Rostropovich, as part of the 2017 Rostropovich Festival, celebrating what would have been Mstislav Rostropovich’s 90th birthday. In addition, his season with the NSO includes the East Coast premiere of an NSO co-commissioned work Concerto in D (for Violin and Orchestra by Wynton Marsalis and the conclusion of Mahler Explored ... read full bio