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David
Bazen

managing director a.i.

Born in Amsterdam, David Bazen studied history and Italian language and literature at the University of Amsterdam. He held various marketing and PR positions with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra from 1992 to 1999.

Mr Bazen has worked with the Concertgebouworkest since March 1999. As the orchestra’s business manager up until the end of 2010, he oversaw marketing, sales, sponsorship, media development, grants and employers’ affairs. Under his supervision, the orchestra launched its own record label, Concertgebouworkest Live, which has since released over twenty-five CDs and DVDs sold throughout the world, in addition to creating several independent television productions.

Mr Bazen was appointed director of business and media on 1 January 2011. From 2020, he held the post of interim managing director and from 1 March 2021 will serve as one of three members of the orchestra’s management team alongside Dominik Winterling and Ulrike Niehoff.

Born in Amsterdam, David Bazen studied history and Italian language and literature at the University of Amsterdam. He held various marketing and PR positions with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra from 1992 to 1999.

Mr Bazen has worked with the Concertgebouworkest since March 1999. As the orchestra’s business manager up until the end of 2010, he oversaw marketing, sales, sponsorship, media development, grants and employers’ affairs. Under his supervision, the orchestra launched its own record label, Concertgebouworkest Live, which has since released over twenty-five CDs and DVDs sold throughout the world, in addition to creating several independent television productions.

Mr Bazen was appointed director of business and media on 1 January 2011. From 2020, he held the post of interim managing director and from 1 March 2021 will serve as one of three members of the orchestra’s management team alongside Dominik Winterling and Ulrike Niehoff.