Violinist David Radzynski resigned from the post on 3 March 2024 in a joint decision with the orchestra


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The Cleveland Orchestra has announced the resignation of its concertmaster David Radzynski, effective earlier this month.

’Mr. Radzynski assumed the role of Concertmaster in January of 2023, after playing with the orchestra on its first post-pandemic European tour in the Fall of 2022,’ the orchestra said in a statement.

’As concertmaster, Mr. Radzynski demonstrated superb skills as a violinist and proved himself to be a dedicated and hard-working musician. The Cleveland Orchestra is grateful to Mr. Radzynski for his contribution to the Orchestra and for his utmost professionalism and looks forward to his long and successful career in the industry.’

Previous to his role at Cleveland, Radzynski served as concertmaster of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra for eight years. He succeeded William Preucil, who was suspended amid allegations of sexual harrassment.

Radzynski also performed as guest concertmaster with the Houston Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestras. He 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. 

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