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2024

 

October 4th 2024

Jazz Trio Concert

Montreal, Canada

 

April 2024

Jazz Trio Concert tour

Poland

 

March 6th 2024

Piano Concerto No. 3

Czech National Symphony, Prague

Feb 9, 2024

Concerto for English Horn and Orchestra

Puerto Rico Symphony

Pedro Diaz, Soloist

 

February 2024

Poems of Paradise

For Mezzo and Orchestra

Album Release



2023

 

Nov 2 2023

The Abreu Danzas

The San Diego Symphony

Rafael Payrae, conductor

October 12th-15th 2023

American Bluegrass

Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Fabio Luisi, conductor

August 2023

Songs of New York

For Mezzo and Orchestra

Album release

 

June 3, 2023

The White Rose Trilogy

For Orchestra, choir, and soloists

Dresden Staatskapelle, Germany

 

March 11th, 2023

Solo Piano Concert

New York

2022

 

Nov 29th 2022

Jazz trio concert

Jazz at Lincoln Center, NY

 

October 2022

The Great European Songbook 

Album release

 

April 2022

The Excommunication Mass

For orchestra, Choir & Soloists

Album release

2020

March 18th
Piano Concerto No. 3
Xak Bjerken, Piano
Steven Mecurio, conductor
Czech National Symphony
Prague, Czech Republic

February 6th
Jazz in the New Harmonic

Jazz at Lincoln Center,
New York, NY


2019

August 26th
Album release " Espana'
Concerto for Two Guitars and Orchestra 
Angel & Pepe Romero: Guitars

November 2nd
Arbiet Macht Frei, Psalm No. 1
South Florida Philharmonic
Miami, FL

March 15 & 16
La Farrannucci ( opera ) 
Brooklyn Music School Playhouse
Brooklyn, NY


2018

November 22nd
Letter to a Composer
Krzysztof Penderecki Birthday commission
Iwona Hossa Soprano
Yaniv Segal, cond
uctor
Warsaw Philharmonic
Warsaw Poland

September 1st
Adagio for English Horn & Orchestra; Song for Ueli Steck 
Pedro Diaz, Soloist
Granada, Spain

April 27 & 28
The Mice War (Children's Opera)
National Theater
Taipei, Taiwan
http://npac-nso.org/en/concerts/doc-etv00ge7zi

January 13
Violin Concerto, No. 3 "the Klezmer"
Rachel Pine, violin
Lancaster Symphony Orchestra, Stephen Gunzenhauser, conductor
Lancaster, PA
http://www.lancastersymphony.org/ConcertsandTickets/2017-18ConcertSeason/tabid/360/view_973/detail/cid_973/250/page_973/1/Default.aspx



2017

December 1st
Piano Concertos No. 2 & 3
Album release

November 30th
Jazz in the New Harmonic
Jazz at Lincoln Center,
New York, NY

November 18th
The Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra
Angel Romero, Soloist
Metro Chamber Orchestra
New York, NY

August 19th & 20th
Three Psalms for String Orchestra
Leonard Weiss, Conductor
Musica da Camera String Orchestra
Canberra, Australia

May 15th
Concerto No.3 for Violin and Orchestra
Una Tone, Soloist
Metro Chamber orchestra
New York, NY

March 1
The Spanish Poems
Maureen McKay soprano soloist 
Orchestra of the 21st century 
Album release

February 12
Arbiet Macht Frei
Metro Chamber Orchestra
Melody Giron, Cello
New York, NY 



2016


October 24th
The Venetian Concerto No. 2
Pit Stop Chamber Orchestra
New York, NY


July 16
The Mice War Movie 
Completion date

May 18th
The Venetian Concerto's CD release 
Orchestra of the 21st Century 


2015

October 15th
Jazz in the New Harmonic 
Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York City

September 1
Joy & Sorrow CD release 
Yaniv Segal, The Chelsea Symphony

April 15th
Jazz in the New Harmonic CD release - Primal Scream

March 21 & 22
Jazz in the New Harmonic
Iridium Jazz Club, New York

February 9
The New York Rags
Pit Stop Players
Symphony Space, New York

February 5-9 
The Mice War Opera
Teatr Muzyczny
Poznan, Poland

January 22
The Brazil Dances CD release
New Album for solo piano


2014

October 15-18
The Mice War Opera
Teatr Muzyczny
Poznan, Poland
http://www.teatr-muzyczny.poznan.pl/na-afiszu%2c4%2cmyszki-i-wojna-premiera%2c89.html?f=c

October 10
The Mice War Opera
Orkiestra Akademii Beethovenowskiej
Nowy Sacz, Poland

October 9
The Mice War Opera
Orkiestra Akademii Beethovenowskiej.
The Krzysztof Penderecki European Centre for Music
Luslawice, Poland
http://penderecki-center.pl/en/events/mice-and-war-about-a-brave-albert-and-yellow-cheese/

October 8
The Mice War Opera
Orkiestra Akademii Beethovenowskiej
Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury
Krakow, Poland

October 7
The Mice War Opera
Orkiestra Akademii Beethovenowskiej
OSwiecim, Poland

October 1 
Jazz in the New Harmonic
Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York City
http://www.jazz.org/events/av-153511/1545

May 30th
Choro No.22 Trio (piano, flute, cello)
American Bluegrass ( string quartet )
Bohemian National Hall
New York, NY

April 1
Rap Symphony CD release

March 29
Jazz in the New Harmonic
Blue Note Jazz club
Poznan, Poland 

March 29 - April 8
The Mice War Opera
Poznan Music Theater
Poznan, Poland
http://www.teatr-muzyczny.poznan.pl/na-afiszu%2c4%2cmyszki-i-wojna-premiera%2c89.html?f=c

March 15
Choro No.22 Trio (piano, flute, cello)
Composers Concordance
New York, NY

February 27
The Mice War Opera
DVD release in China
http://www.linfairrecords.com/music/album.php?id=4625&lang=big5

February 9
The Mice War Opera
Florida Grand Opera with Orchestra Miami
Elaine Rinaldi, Conductor


2013

November
The Mice War Opera
DVD Release for Asia, Chinese version

September 12
The Mice War Opera
European Premiere
The Krakow Opera
Krakow, Poland
Yaniv Sega
l, Conductor

September 1
The Zepherytine Ballet
CD Release

July 12
Jazz in the New Harmonic
CD Release

May 27th
The New York Chorinhos
Olga Vinokur, Piano
Barge Music ,  New York

April
David on WBGO talking about the New York Rags
http://www.wbgo.org/blog/pianist-david-chesky-with-gary-walker

April 19
String Theory
National Symphony Orchestra
Taiwan

March 26
The New York Rags for solo piano
CD Release

March 5
Chorinho No 4
Opus X Quartet
Al Bustan Festival
Beirut, Lebanon

January 11, 12 and 13
AMERICAN CLASSICS: Gershwin, Copland, Bernstein & Chesky 
Violin Concerto No. 2
Michael Ludwig, violin
Lancaster Symphony Orchestra, Stephen Gunzenhauser, conductor
Lancaster, PA


2012

August 3
Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Orchestra
Charles Rex, Violin (Of the New York P
hilharmonic)
Frederick Zlotkin, Cello (Of the New York City Ballet)
Stephen Gunzenhauser conducting the Endless Mountain Music Festival Orchestra
Wellsboro, PA

July 14
Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Orchestra
Dave Eggar, Cello, Rachel Golub, Violin
Thailand Philharmonic
Bangkok, Thailand

February 9
The Zephyrtine Ballet
Guimarães Cultural Center - Guimarães - Portugal


2011 

November 20
String Theory
National Symphony Orchestra
Taiwan

June 25-26
The Mice War (Children's Opera) 
Guangzhou Opera House - Guangzhou, China

April 
American Bluegrass
The National Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan string ensemble 

The Mice War (Children's Opera) 
National Theater - Taipei, Taiwan

March 17
Urbanicity album release. 

Concerto for Electric Guitar and Orchestra, Urbanicity, The New York Variations.

2010

September 27
Concerto No. 2 for Violin and Orchestra
Tom Chiu  - soloist - New York, NY

August 18 - 28
The Pig, The Farmer, and The Artist - Satiric Opera
New York International Fringe Festival
La Mama - Ellen Stewart Theater - New York - NY

April 5th 
Street Beats - World Première 
Julliard Percussion Ensemble, Daniel Druckman Director 
Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall, New York, NY


2009

October 2 - 17
The Pig, The Farmer, and The Artist - Satiric Opera
Gene Frankel Theater - New York, NY 

May 9 - 10
The Agnostic - Bach Choir of Pittsburgh 
Pittsburgh 

April 3
New York Variations - National Symphony Orchestra
Taiwan

March 20 - 22
The Mice War Opera - National Symphony Orchestra
Taiwan

March 13
Hope - Alvin Ailey 
Laxson Auditorium - Chico, CA 

March 12th
American Blue Grass - National Symphony Orchestra
Taiwan

March 11
Hope - Alvin Ailey 
Wells Fargo Center for the Arts - Santa Rosa, CA 

March 8, 2009 
Hope - Alvin Ailey 
Van Duzer Theatre - Arcata, CA 

March 4
Hope - Alvin Ailey 
Stephens PAC - Pocatello, ID 

March 2
Hope - Alvin Ailey 
Whitefish Middle School Auditorium - Whitefish, MT 

February 28
Hope - Alvin Ailey
The Banff Centre - Banff, AB 

February 26
Hope - Alvin Ailey 
The Arden Theatre - St. Albert, AB

February 24
Hope - Alvin Ailey
Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre - Medicine Hat, AB 

February 20
Hope - Alvin Ailey 
Fox Theater - Spokane, WA

February 20
Hope - Alvin Ailey
University Theatre - University of Montana - Missoula, MT 

February 17
Hope - Alvin Ailey 
Rea Auditorium, Copiah-Lincoln Community College - Wesson, MS 

February 11 
Hope - Alvin Ailey
Hettenhausen Center for the Arts - Lebanon, IL 

February 8
Hope - Alvin Ailey 
Jesse Auditorium - Columbia, MO 

February 6
Hope - Alvin Ailey
The Clemens Fine Arts Center - Paducah, KY 

February 3
Hope - Alvin Ailey
University of Wisconsin Center for the Arts - Platteville, WI 

January 30
Hope - Alvin Ailey
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts - Bloomington, IL 

January 27, 2009 
Hope - Alvin Ailey
Capitol Theatre - Columbus, OH 

January 24
Hope - Alvin Ailey
Centre for the Arts - Brock University - St. Catherines, ON 

January 23
Hope - Alvin Ailey
Oakville Centre for the Arts - Oakville, ON 

January 22
Hope - Alvin Ailey
The Rose Theatre - Brampton, ON

January 21
Hope - Alvin Ailey
Grand Theatre - Kingston, ON  


2008 

November 15
Hope - Alvin Ailey
Tivoli Theater - Chattanooga, TN 

November 13
Hope - Alvin Ailey
Koger Center - Columbia, SC 

November 11 
Hope - Alvin Ailey
Von Braun Center - Huntsville, AL 

November 9, 2008 
Hope - Alvin Ailey
Mobile Civic Center - Mobile , AL

November 08 and 09
World Premiere: Urbanicity
The Chelsea Symphony  - New York City

November 7
Hope - Alvin Ailey
Magnolia Performing Arts Pavilion Baton Rouge, LA  

November 1
Hope - Alvin Ailey
The Carolina Theatre - Greensboro, NC, NC

October 29
Hope - Alvin Ailey
Wright Auditorium - Greenville, NC 

October 25
Hope - Alvin Ailey
Palace Theater - Stamford, CT

October 21 
Hope - Alvin Ailey
Rose Lehrman Arts Center - Harrisburg, PA

October 18
Hope - Alvin Ailey
Patchogue Theater - Patchogue, NY 

October 16
Hope - Alvin Ailey
State Theatre of Ithaca - Ithaca, NY 

September 1st
David is appointed Composer in Residency of the National Symphony Orchestra
Taiwan

July 15 - 18
The Mice War
Madeira Symphony Orchestra - Portugal

June 1 
World Premiere, The Monakus, a children's piece for orchestra and narrator
Portugal

May 31 and June 1 
Angel Romero performs the Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra 
with Orchestra Miami.


May 17 
Angel Romero gives the Japan premiere of the Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra 
with the Osaka Symphoniker at Festival Hall, Osaka. 

April 22
Central Park Morning
The Louisiana Brass Quintet 


2007

Dec 8 & 9
The Bargemusic Chamber series will present the World Premiere of The Mice War, 
a children's chamber opera, conducted by Ransom Wilson.

November 27
Collegium Musicum St. Blasius
Stuttgart, Germany
Three Psalms for Orchestra

November 10 (Saturday, 8 pm) & 11 (Sunday, 4 pm)
The Bargemusic presents the World Premiere of David Chesky's String Quartet American Bluegrass

November 11 & 16 
The Boudler Chamber Orchestra performs The Three Psalms for Orchestra.

Oct 20 
Jeffrey Khaner - principal flutist of the Philadelphia Orchestra - will perform the concerto for Flute and Orchestra 
with the Cedar Rapids Symphony. 

October 5, 6 and &
Angel Romero will premiere 
the Concerto For Guitar and Orchestra 
with the Lancaster Orchestra. 
This work was written for Mr. Romero and uses various Flamenco rhythms.

July 
American Bluegrass for string orchestra or quartet is completed.

June 
The Mice War a children’s chamber opera is completed.

May
Tom Chui, the noted violinist from the Flux Quartet performs
the Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in Taiwan with the National Symphony.

April
The Spanish Poems song cycle and
The Central Park Dances, a concert version of this ballet 
are performed in Portugal with the Madeira Symphony Orchestra, Rui Massenna conductor.


March 
Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra is completed.

Jan 27
The Urban Concertos CD is released. 
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, 
Concerto for Orchestra and 
Concerto for Bassoon and orchestra. 
This CD features the Norrlands Opera Orchestra with Rosen Gergov conductor, Martin Kuuskmann Bassoon, and Love Derwinger Pianist.


January 
Urbancity, a modern ballet in an urban setting is completed.


2006 

October
The Zephyrtine, a full-length ballet for children
, is completed.

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