Another Night On Earth Artist

David Robertson – conductor, artist, thinker, American musical visionary – occupies the most prominent podiums in opera, orchestral, and new music.  He is a champion of contemporary composers, and an ingenious and adventurous programmer.  Robertson has served in numerous artistic leadership positions, such as Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, a transformative 13-year tenure as Music Director of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, with the Orchestre National de Lyon, BBC Symphony Orchestra, and as protégé of Pierre Boulez, the Ensemble InterContemporain.  He appears with the world’s great orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, and many major European, Asian, North and South American ensembles and festivals.  Since his 1996 Metropolitan Opera debut, Robertson has conducted a breathtaking range of Met projects, including the 2019-20 season opening premier production of Porgy and Bess.  Robertson serves as Director of Conducting Studies, Distinguished Visiting Faculty, of The Juilliard School.  David Robertson first began playing the guitar 14 years ago and has enjoyed being a complete beginner and an amateur in the true sense of the word.