David Walter (4)

David Walter (4)

French Oboist, Conductor, Professor, Composer, Arranger.

More prevalent in chamber and classical music.

Following his studies at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris, where he was awarded a "premier prix" for both oboe and chamber music, oboist David Walter gained international acclaim after his successes at the competitions of Munich, Prague, Geneva, Belgrade and Ancona. An eclectic musician; today his knowledge and skills encompass a wide range of activities.
His solo career has brought him to perform in all five continents of the globe.
Chamber music occupies a central focus in his musical life with the Moragues Quintet (founded in 1980), the ensemble Pasticcio Barocco, the pianists C. Zacharias, S. Richter, C. Desert, E. Strosser, C. Ivaldi, J. F. Heisser, M. Dalberto, the Ysaye, Ligeti, Manfred, Endellion, Psophos string quartets, among many other ensembles.
David is also a conductor of music spanning from baroque to jazz, which has given him the opportunity to collaborate with orchestras such as the Mariinsky St. Petersburg, the Simon Bolivar orchestra, the orchestra of Rennes, the Metropolitan Lisbon, the National Orchestra of Ile-de-France (Paris) and the Royal Orchestra of Wallonia.
He is currently professor of oboe and chamber music at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris (a post he has held since 1987), as well as having been professor of the same disciplines at the Guildhall School of Music, London from 1997 until 2009. His passion for teaching has meant that he has given masterclasses in more than 40 countries.
The transcription of music represents an important and intense activity for David that has amounted to a catalogue of over 650 works, from sonatas to operas.
He also explores composition in a range of styles. He has now reached his 30th opus, mainly in the genre of chamber music.
His opera La jeune fille sans main, co-written with the dramatist and director Emmanuelle Cordoliani was created in the Opera de Dijon on February 10th 2015.


David Walter (4) Discography Tracks

Instruments & Performance

GR 1 Gilles Raynal Sonate Gilles Raynal - A Sacris(CD, Album) Not-On-Label [Gilles Raynal Self-Released] GR 1 France 1995 Sell This Version
Hugues Dufourt - Ensemble Fa, Dominique My Hugues Dufourt - Ensemble Fa, Dominique My - The Watery Star. An Schwager Kosmos. Quatuor De Saxophones. L'espaces Aux Ombres Accord France 1997 Sell This Version
CEZ 4017, CMG 5 Marc-Olivier Dupin Marc-Olivier Dupin - Tsores(CD, Comp) Cezame, Cabinet De Musique Généraliste CEZ 4017, CMG 5 France 1998 Sell This Version
475 8613 Beethoven* / Richter* Quintet In E Flat, Op. 16 Beethoven* / Richter* - The Master: Volume 4(2xCD, Comp) Decca 475 8613 Europe 2007 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

BIS-CD-1020 Claude Delangle / Odile Delangle Sonatine Pour Piano Claude Delangle / Odile Delangle - A Saxophone For A Lady(CD, Album) BIS BIS-CD-1020 Sweden 1999 Sell This Version
OVCL-000111 ライヒャ* / フエルステル* / ドヴォルザーク* | アフラートゥス・クインテット* ライヒャ* / フエルステル* / ドヴォルザーク* | アフラートゥス・クインテット* - アフラートゥス デビュー!!(HDCD, Album) Exton (2) OVCL-000111 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
BR1056CD Elaine Douvas Sonatine (1903-1905) Elaine Douvas - Elaine Douvas, Oboe(CD) Boston Records BR1056CD US 2003 Sell This Version