who attended the Royal College of Music from 1989 to 1992 and studied with
Kevin Hathway, Janos Keszei
and Gernot Schultz.
In 1993, he
debuted with the London Symphony Orchestra and joined their ranks
officially in 1996.
The LSO teamed
up with the London Symphony Chorus and Andrew Marriner
on 14th June 2007 for a concert that featured Claude Debussy’s
“First Rhapsody for Clarinet”, sandwiched between Les Noces
by Igor Stravinsky and October
Cantata by Sergei Prokofiev.
October 2009, the LSO appeared at Lincoln Center
in a performance of Gustav Mahler’s “Symphony No. 4 in G major”,
with soprano Miah Persson,
and Franz Schubert’s “Symphony No. 5 in B flat major”.
were on-hand at the Barbican on 16th June 2010: Pianist Vladimir Feltsman,
the LSC, soprano Sally Matthews, guest leader Joris
van Rijn and guest conductor Xian Zhang joined the LSO for Francis Poulenc’s
Gloria and Sergei Rachmaninoff’s
“Piano Concerto No. 3”.
October 2011, David was one of four percussionists at LSO St. Luke’s
for a UBS Soundscapes program of music by Steve
Reich which comprised “Different Trains”, “Marimbas”,
“Music for Pieces of Wood”, “Sextet”
and “Violin Phase”.
Tenor Steve Davislim, conductor Peter Eotvos,
the LSC and violinist Nikolaj Znaider
were in the house on 8th May 2012, when the LSO interpreted Bela Bartok’s “Music for Strings,
Percussion and Celeste” and “Violin Concerto No. 2”, and
Karol Szymanowski’s “Symphony No. 3”
(“Song of the Night”).
January 2013, John Adams conducted the LSO and the St. Lawrence String
Quartet in the U.K.
premiere of his “Absolute Jest for String Quartet and Orchestra”.
which David appears include: Classikhan, Holst:
The Planets, John
Adams: A Flowering Tree, Mahler: Symphony No. 3 and Music of Hope with the LSO; Fresh Aire 8 by Mannheim
Steamroller; and, the soundtrack of Harry
Potter and the Goblet of Fire.