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02.09.15
John Luther Adams, Ludovic Morlot, David Robertson, Robert Spano, Antoine Tamestit, Rosanne Cash
CONGRATULATIONS GRAMMY WINNERS!
Grammy.com
12.18.14
John Luther Adams, Osvaldo Golijov, Sir Andrew Davis, Ludovic Morlot, David Robertson, Donald Runnicles, Robert Spano, Bramwell Tovey, Julian Wachner, Yefim Bronfman, Jeremy Denk, Renaud Capucon, Daniel Hope, Stefan Jackiw, Jennifer Koh, Gil Shaham, Yo-Yo Ma, Alisa Weilerstein, Béla Fleck, Brooklyn Rider , Maya Beiser, Rosanne Cash, Voces8 , New York Polyphony
End of Year 2014 'Best Of' Roundup
12.05.14
John Luther Adams, Sir Andrew Davis, Giancarlo Guerrero, Ludovic Morlot, David Robertson, Robert Spano, Daniil Trifonov, Jennifer Koh, Gidon Kremer, Wu Man, Anoushka Shankar, Mason Bates, Rosanne Cash, Julianna Di Giacomo, Tamara Mumford, New York Polyphony
2015 GRAMMY NOMINEES
Grammy.com
07.22.14
David Robertson, Gil Shaham
David Robertson and Gil Shaham join the NYOUSA for a summer tour
NYOUSA
12.13.13
David Robertson, Christine Goerke, Anthony Dean Griffey
So Much Operatic Life, and a Fatality
The New York Times
11.24.13
David Robertson, Anthony Dean Griffey
Music Review: Meeting Village Ostracism With Repressed Rage
The New York Times
05.14.12
David Robertson
SYDNEY SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES NEW CHIEF CONDUCTOR AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR – DAVID ROBERTSON
Sydney Symphony
10.16.11
David Robertson, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Robertson, SLSO triumph in complex new concerto
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
06.11.11
David Robertson
She Can Be Tender, but She May Be a Killer, Too
The New York Times
12.19.10
David Robertson, Orli Shaham
New World Symphony bids farewell to the Lincoln Theatre in final concerts
South Florida Classical Review
04.20.10
David Robertson, Gil Shaham, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Review: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
San Francisco Chronicle
04.06.10
David Robertson, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Artful Programming, Immaculately Played
Musical America
02.26.10
David Robertson, Gil Shaham
Sam, Gil, Bela, David, Maurice
New York Daily News
02.26.10
David Robertson, Gil Shaham
The Dubious Sounds of Nature
ConcertoNet.com
02.20.10
David Robertson, Nicolas Hodges
The Toe-Tapping Starts at the Podium
The New York Times
11.21.09
Osvaldo Golijov, David Robertson, Christoph Eschenbach
The ten best classical albums of the Noughties
The Times (London)
10.31.09
David Robertson, Colin Currie
David Robertson, Colin Currie and the SLSO issue a wake-up call
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
07.27.09
David Robertson, Orli Shaham
At Tanglewood: Style Points
The Faster Times
04.14.09
David Robertson
David Robertson. Highbrow, Brilliant
New York Magazine
04.06.09
David Robertson
Is That in Your Job Description, Maestro?
The New York Times
03.01.09
David Robertson, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
St. Louis, Chicago come together in music and dance
St. Louis Post Dispatch
02.12.09
David Robertson, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
SAINT LOUIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES 2009-2010 SEASON
01.09.09
David Robertson, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra One Of ITunes Top 10 of 2008
12.19.08
David Robertson, Jeremy Denk
Pianos, Sopranos, Pixels and Puppets
The New York Times
12.08.08
Marin Alsop, David Robertson, Steven Sloane
Alex Ross: The Ten Best Performances of 2008
The New Yorker
10.25.08
David Robertson, Leonidas Kavakos
Hearing a Classical Score With a Contemporary Ear
The New York Times
11.30.05
David Robertson
Conductor Makes the Old New and the New Newer
The New York Times

A consummate musician, masterful programmer and dynamic presence, American maestro David Robertson has established himself as one of today’s most sought-after conductors. A passionate and compelling communicator with an extensive orchestral and operatic repertoire, he has forged close relationships with major orchestras around the world through his exhilarating music-making and stimulating ideas. In fall 2014, Robertson launches his 10th season as Music Director of the 135-year-old St. Louis Symphony. In January 2014, David Robertson assumed the post of Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in Australia.

To celebrate his decade-long tenure with the St. Louis Symphony in 2014-15, David Robertson will showcase 50 of the orchestra’s musicians in solo or solo ensemble performances throughout the season. Other highlights include a concert performance of Verdi’s Aida featuring video enhancements by S. Katy Tucker (one of a series of such collaborations during the season), and a return to Carnegie Hall with a program featuring the music of Meredith Monk, the season’s holder of Carnegie’s Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair.In 2013-14, David Robertson led the St. Louis Symphony in a Carnegie Hall performance of Britten’s Peter Grimes on the Britten centennial that Anthony Tommasini, in The New York Times, selected as one of the most memorable concerts of the year, and in the spring Nonesuch Records released a disc of the orchestra’s performances of two works by John Adams:  City Noir and Saxophone Concerto. 

Robertson is a frequent guest conductor with major orchestras and opera houses around the world. In his inaugural year with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, he led them in a seven-city tour of China in June 2014. He also led the summer 2014 U.S. tour of the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America, a project of Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute, in cities including Boston and Chicago, culminating in a concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. In the fall of 2014, David Robertson conducts the Metropolitan Opera premiere of John Adams’s The Death of Klinghoffer, and appears with orchestras including the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and the Orchestre National de France.In past seasons he has appeared nationally with the New York and Los Angeles Philharmonics, Boston and Chicago Symphonies, and Philadelphia and Cleveland Orchestras, and internationally with the Berlin Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Dresden, BBC Symphony Orchestra, and the Hong Kong Philharmonic, among others. 

With over 50 operas in his repertoire, Mr. Robertson has appeared at many of the world’s most prestigious opera houses including The Metropolitan Opera, La Scala, Opéra de Lyon, Bayerische Staatsoper, Théâtre du Châtelet, Hamburg State Opera, Santa Fe Opera, and San Francisco Opera.  

 

Born in Santa Monica, California, David Robertson was educated at London’s Royal Academy of Music, where he studied horn and composition before turning to orchestral conducting. Robertson is the recipient of numerous awards and honors. 

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