Artistic Director, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
David Finckel is artistic director of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. A cellist, Finckel enjoys a multifaceted career as concert performer, recording artist, educator, arts administrator, and cultural entrepreneur, which places him in the ranks of today’s most influential classical musicians. His concert appearances as orchestral soloist, duo recitalist with pianist Wu Han, and cellist of the Grammy Award-winning Emerson String Quartet take him to the world’s most prestigious concert series and festivals. Finckel’s wide-ranging musical activities also include the launch of ArtistLed, classical music’s first musician-directed, Internet-based recording company. Finckel and Wu Han are also the founders and artistic directors of Music@Menlo, a chamber music festival in the San Francisco Bay Area.