Michael Finn – Artistic Director
Michael Finn is in his second season as Artistic Director of Classic Chamber Concerts. The 2019-2020 season is our Silver Anniversary as well as the celebration of the 250th year of Beethoven’s birth.
Michael also serves as Co-Founder and Artistic Director of the Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach. He came to Florida from New York where he worked at Lincoln Center as the Director of Performance Activities and Associate Dean at The Juilliard School. Prior to that appointment he had a rich and varied career as a performer and orchestral personnel manager.
Michael has produced operative and orchestral performances at festivals around the world including the Spoleto Festival in Italy, the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland, the BBC Proms in London, and in major concert halls in the USA including Carnegie Hall in New York, Symphony Hall in Chicago, and Disney Hall in Los Angeles.
Finn, a performer and graduate of The Juilliard School, has appeared in major concert halls of North, Central, and South America, Europe, and Asia in such prestigious ensembles as the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, the Metropolitan Opera, Musicians from Marlboro, the award-winning chamber ensemble Hexagon, and the Salzburg Bach Orchestra. A special highlight of his career was participation in the farewell concerts of Luciano Pavarotti at Madison Square Garden in New York. Michael has performed with many of the world’s leading artists and groups including Joshua Bell, Peter Serkin, and the Tokyo String Quartet.