David E. Robertson
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Humanities and Arts
Visual and Performing Arts—Scholarship, Criticism, and Practice (including Art, Architecture, Sculpture, Music, Theater, Film, and Dance)
Music Director, Conductor – St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. Mastery of extensive orchestral and operatic repertoire whose programming and conducting produces riveting performances inspiring international audiences and musicians alike. Chief Conductor and Artistic Director, Sydney Symphony Orchestra since 2014. Former Music Director, Orchestre National de Lyon and Artistic Director, Lyon Auditorium (2000-2004). Named Conductor of the Year (2000) by Musical America and recipient of honors including the Seaver/National Endowment for the Arts Conductors Award, the premier prize of its kind.