Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Appoints New Concertmaster

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The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) and Music Director Manfred Honeck introduced that violinist David McCarroll has been appointed to the function of Concertmaster, starting with the 2022/23 season.

Born in Santa Rosa, California, David McCarroll studied with Simon Fischer on the Yehudi Menuhin Faculty, with Miriam Fried and Donald Weilerstein on the New England Conservatory of Music, and with Antje Weithaas at Berlin’s Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler”.

Performing as each a soloist and a chamber musician, McCarroll has lately carried out Stravinsky’s Violin Concerto on the Konzerthaus Berlin, in addition to György Kurtág’s Kafka Fragments for violin and soprano. He’s a member of the Vienna Piano Trio and was a silver medalist on the Klein Worldwide Competitors.

“It was clear to me from the primary alternative I needed to work with David that he possessed all of the traits we now have been on the lookout for in an amazing concertmaster for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra,” Honeck stated.

“David is an distinctive chief, a superb technician, an achieved chamber musician who performs with nice musicality and a beneficiant and character-filled tone,” Honeck continued. “He’s revered all through our business as a world-class violinist who makes a deep affect wherever he performs. He’ll convey nice management by way of his collegial spirit and excellent musicianship.”

“We’re delighted to welcome David McCarroll to the Pittsburgh Symphony after an extended and intensive search and audition course of,” stated Melia Tourangeau, the PSO’s President and CEO.

“Profitable this audition is a notable endorsement of confidence by Manfred Honeck, the musicians and management.”