David Tanenbaum

Posted by September 13, 2012


David Tanenbaum (guitar) has performed throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, and Australia. He has been soloist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, Vienna’s ORF orchestra, and with such eminent conductors as Esa-Pekka Salonen, Kent Nagano and John Adams. Among the many works written for him is Hans Werner Henze’s guitar concerto An Eine Äolsharfe, Terry Riley’s first guitar piece Ascención, four works by Aaron Jay Kernis, and the last completed work by Lou Harrison. He has toured extensively with Steve Reich and Musicians, was invited to Japan in 1991 by Toru Takemitsu, and has had a long association with Ensemble Modern. He joined the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players in 2008.