David Danzmayr

The Elizabeth M. Ross Music Director

Described by The Herald as “extremely good, concise, clear, incisive and expressive,” David Danzmayr is widely regarded as one of the most exciting European conductors of his generation.

Danzmayr is in his second season as Music Director of the Oregon Symphony, having started his tenure there in the orchestra’s 125th anniversary season. He also stands at the helm of the versatile ProMusica Chamber Orchestra of Columbus, Ohio, an innovative orchestra comprised of musicians from all over the United States.


Vadim Gluzman

Creative Partner & Principal Guest Artist
The Wilson Family Chair

 Universally recognized among today’s top performing artists, Vadim Gluzman breathes new life and passion into the golden era of the 19th and 20th centuries‘ violin tradition. Gluzman’s wide repertoire embraces new music, and his performances are heard around the world through livestreams, broadcasts and a striking catalogue of award-winning recordings for the BIS label. 

The Israeli violinist appears with world’s leading orchestras and conductors, including Tugan Sokhiev with the Berlin Philharmonic, Boston Symphony and Orchestre de Paris; Neeme Järvi with Chicago Symphony and London Philharmonic; Riccardo Chailly with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and the Gewandhaus Orchestra, Santtu-Matias Rouvali with Gothenburg Symphony and Philharmonia Orchestra, as well as with the Cleveland Orchestra under the batons of Hannu Lintu and Michail Jurowski. He appears at Ravinia, Tanglewood, BBC Proms, Grant Park and the North Shore Chamber Music Festival, he has founded in 2011.