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2017 Grammy Nominees
Grammy Awards
03.10.16
Eric Jacobsen, Gil Shaham, The Knights
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Primephonic
11.16.15
Eric Jacobsen
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The News Tribune
05.05.15
Eric Jacobsen
ERIC JACOBSEN NAMED MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE ORLANDO PHILHARMONIC
Orlando Philharmonic
01.11.15
Eric Jacobsen
Review: Orlando Philharmonic's 'Scheherazade,' conducted by Eric Jacobsen
Orlando Sentinel
01.11.15
Eric Jacobsen
Eric Jacobsen earns thunderous applause for “Scheherazade”
Freeline Media Orlando
05.19.14
Eric Jacobsen
New maestro for Greater Bridgeport Symphony
The Connecticut Post
06.08.12
Eric Jacobsen, The Knights
Conduct Indefinable: Beethoven Here, Laura Nyro There
The New York Times

Hailed by the New York Times as "an interpretive dynamo," conductor and cellist Eric Jacobsen has built a reputation for engaging audiences with innovative and collaborative programming. 

Jacobsen is Co-Artistic Director, conductor, and cellist of The Knights, the adventurous orchestra founded with his brother, violinist Colin Jacobsen, to foster the intimacy and camaraderie of chamber music on the orchestral stage. As conductor, Jacobsen has led the "consistently inventive, infectiously engaged indie ensemble" (New York Times) at such venues as Central Park's Naumburg Orchestral Concerts, the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, (Le) Poisson Rouge, the 92nd Street Y, Carnegie Hall, and Lincoln Center, the summer music festivals at Tanglewood, Ravinia, and Ojai and international venues such as the National Gallery of Dublin, Dresden Musikfestspiele, Cologne Philharmonie, Düsseldorf Tonhalle, and the Vienna Musikverein. In their spring 2017 European tour, Jacobsen conducted The Knights in the new Hamburg Elbphilharmonie and completed a week-long residency with them at the Easter Festival (Festival de Pâques) in Aix-en-Provence. Recent collaborators include violinist Itzhak Perlman, singers Dawn Upshaw, Susan Graham, and Nicholas Phan, and pianists Emanuel Ax and Jean-Yves Thibaudet. 

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