David Greilsammer

Recognised as one of today’s most audacious conductors and pianists, David Greilsammer has brought to life numerous innovative projects, world premieres, as well as ground-breaking encounters between different arts and cultures.

Released by Naïve, his most recent solo album, named Labyrinth, has received more than ten international prizes and has been hailed by the press, describing it as ‘radical’, ‘courageous’, and ‘astounding’. His other recordings, released by Sony Classical, have been awarded many distinctions, including from The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and The Sunday Times.

Also acclaimed for his Mozart interpretations, David Greilsammer has performed all of Mozart’s Piano Sonatas in a one-day “marathon” in Paris, and more recently, he has played and conducted all of Mozart’s twenty-seven piano concertos, in nine consecutive concerts.

Since 2013, David Greilsammer has been serving as Music and Artistic Director of the Geneva Camerata, one of the most adventurous
and daring orchestras internationally. He has recently appeared as conductor/soloist with the BBC Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, Tokyo Metropolitan Orchestra, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Symphoniker Hamburg, Orchestra Verdi di Milano, Israel Symphony, Philharmonique de Radio France, and Orquesta Sinfónica Naciónal de México.

Always revealing eclectic and fascinating programmes, his piano recitals have been presented in numerous venues and festivals worldwide, including Lincoln Center in New York, Kennedy Center in Washington, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Wigmore Hall in London, Hamburg Elbphilharmonie, Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, Verbier Festival, Oriental Art Center in Shanghai, Forbidden City Theatre in Beijing, and The National Theatre of Namibia.

In addition to his diverse activities and projects, David Greilsammer became in 2022 Chief Conductor and Music Director of the Medellín Philharmonic Orchestra, in Colombia.