David Radzynski – Alumnus, Park ICM
Alumnus, Park ICM
Home of origin
New Haven, Connecticut
Age started playing
David is one of the youngest violinists to lead a major world orchestra today.
Appointed Concertmaster of The Cleveland Orchestra in May 2022.
Appointed Concertmaster for the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in March 2015.
Won the Columbus Symphony Orchestra Young Musicians Competition in 2001.
Appeared as a soloist with the Polish National Philharmonic in Warsaw.
Awarded First Prize in the Solo Competition of the American String Teachers’ Association.
David Radzynski, concertmaster of The Cleveland Orchestra, was appointed in 2022 after eight years serving as concertmaster of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO). David enjoys collaborating regularly with major conductors and soloists in solo, chamber music, and orchestral settings.
Some of his memorable performances as soloist include concerts with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and Manfred Honeck, Zubin Mehta and the IPO at the Musikverein in Vienna, with the Łódź Philharmonic in Poland, the Polish National Philharmonic, the Columbus Symphony, and the Amadeus Chamber Orchestra of Poznan where he premiered the double concerto composed by his father Jan Radzynski.
An avid chamber musician, David has performed with Emanuel Ax, Pinchas Zukerman and Martha Argerich, among others. He has also performed as guest concertmaster with the Houston Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestras.
David holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, a master’s degree from Yale, and artist certificate from the International Center for Music at Park University. His violin teachers include Roland and Almita Vamos, Paul Kantor, Mauricio Fuks and Kevork Mardirossian at Indiana University, Syoko Aki at the Yale School of Music, and Ben Sayevich at the International Center for Music at Park University.