The Nevada Chamber Music Festival, which is presented by the Reno Chamber Orchestra, has appointed CLIVE GREENSMITH as artistic director. A cellist, Greensmith joined the Tokyo String Quartet in 1999 and performed with the quartet in the U.S. and internationally. Previously, he held the position of principal cellist of London’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. As a soloist, he has appeared with the London Symphony, Royal Philharmonic, Toronto Symphony, English Chamber Orchestra, Mostly Mozart Orchestra, Seoul Philharmonic, and the RAI Orchestra of Rome. Greensmith has served on the faculties of the Royal Northern College of Music, Yehudi Menuhin School, and San Francisco Conservatory of Music. He is a faculty member at the Colburn Conservatory of Music and Meadowmount School of Music. In July 2019, he will succeed violinist Günther Pichler as the director of chamber music at the International Summer Festival of the Accademia Chigiana in Siena, Italy.

Posted January 9, 2019