ICM Artists Exec Tapped to Head Shriver Hall Concert
David J. Baldwin
The board of directors of
Concert Series has named David J. Baldwin the new
executive director of the chamber music and solo recital
series. Baldwin, who will be responsible for the artistic
direction and administrative management, promotion and
continued growth of the series, assumed the post Jan. 2.
Baldwin was most recently director of ICM Artists,
London Ltd., a subsidiary of International Creative
Management, which represents an extensive roster of
classical instrumentalists, vocalists and conductors and
manages the touring activities of numerous orchestras,
chamber ensembles, choirs, dance and opera companies, and
other performing groups. Prior to his six years in that
position, he was an associate manager in the Conductors
Division of ICM in New York. Among the artists Baldwin has
managed during his career are famed pianists Leon Fleisher,
Yefim Bronfman and Garrick Ohlsson; celebrated conductors
Christoph Eschenbach, Robert Spano and David Robertson;
internationally renowned cellist Lynn Harrell; and the
multi-Grammy Award-winning Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln
Center Jazz Orchestra.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Brown
earned a diploma in piano accompaniment from Philadelphia's
Curtis Institute of Music and an MBA from Columbia.
Baldwin takes the helm of the now-independent Shriver
Hall Concert Series — established in 1965 by Ernst
Bueding and a dedicated group of Johns Hopkins faculty
— as it prepares to celebrate its 40th anniversary.
Celebration events include Community Day, a program of
music activities for students, to be held in March; Piano
Celebration, scheduled for April 7, 8 and 9 with pianists
Krystian Zimerman, Fleisher, Fazil Say, McCoy Tyner, Kit
Armstrong and Malcolm Bilson, and lecturers David Dubal,
Michael Beckerman and Michael Kimmelman; and Face the
Music, an April 29 gala dinner and auction to raise funds
to support the series' new educational outreach
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