Artist Bio

David Finckel, cello

Cellist David Finckel’s multifaceted career as concert performer, recording artist, educator, arts administrator, and cultural entrepreneur places him in the ranks of today’s most influential classical musicians. Named Musical America’s 2012 Musicians of the Year with pianist Wu Han, he has appeared as orchestral soloist and duo recitalist in the world’s most prestigious concert series and festivals. David Finckel’s wide-ranging musical activities also include the launch of ArtistLed, classical music’s first musician-directed and Internet-based recording company. David Finckel and Wu Han serve as Artistic Directors of Music@Menlo, as well as the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the Chamber Music Today Festival in Korea. David Finckel is Professor of Cello at the Juilliard School and Artist-in-Residence at Stony Brook University.