Violinist, Executive and Artistic Director of the Lucerne Festival
Violinist, Executive and Artistic Director of the Lucerne Festival. He is a graduate of the Juilliard School of Music, the St. Gallen University, and Harvard Business School. In 1986 he was one of the initiators of the Davos Music Festival's Young Artists in Concert series, and he 1999 he took charge of the Lucerne Festival. In 2013 he organized a festival in Japan dedicated to victims of the earthquake and tsunami of 2011. He is a member of the Board of Overseers of the Curtis Music Institute and Chairman of the jury for the Credit Suisse Young Artist Award.