David Coucheron joined the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as concertmaster in September 2010. Throughout his career, Mr. Coucheron has worked with Robert Spano, Michael Tilson Thomas, Simon Rattle, Mstislav Rostropovich, and Charles Dutoit, among others. He has performed as soloist with the BBC, Sendai, and Trondheim symphony orchestras as well as with the Bergen and Oslo philharmonic orchestras.
Mr. Coucheron has given solo recitals at Carnegie's Weill Hall, Wigmore Hall, the Kennedy Center, and the Olympic Winter Games (Salt Lake City), as well as in concert halls across the world. His chamber music performances have included appearances at Suntory Hall, Wigmore Hall, and Alice Tully Hall. Mr. Coucheron is founding member and artistic director for the Kon-Tiki Chamber Music Festival in his hometown of Oslo, Norway. Mr. Coucheron's recordings with his sister, pianist Julie Coucheron, include David and Julie (Naxos/Mudi) and Debut (Naxos).
He is also the featured soloist in Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's recording of Vaughan Williams's The Lark Ascending, released on ASO Media in the fall of 2014. Mr. Coucheron holds degrees from the Curtis Institute of Music, The Juilliard School, and the Guildhall School, and his teachers include Igor Ozim, Aaron Rosand, Lewis Kaplan, and David Takeno.