Vincent David is the leader of a generation of saxophonists who develops the musical and technical possibilities of his instrument.
As soloist, he has performed with Philharmonique Orchestra of Radio France, National Orchestra of Strasbourg, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra of Stuttgart, MAV Orchestra of Budapest, Navy Band Orchestra of Washington, Camerata Aberta of Sao Paulo, Musica Assoluta of Hannover. Scottish Chamber Orchestra, and many others. He collaborated with many composers Luciano Berio, Pierre Boulez, Peter Eötvös, Gérard Grisey, Philippe Hurel, etc.
He works since 1998 with concerts Intercontemporain Ensemble, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Radio France, and the Orchestra of the Paris Opera.
Composer and conductor, he has composed for his instrument, solo pieces such as Sillage for soprano sax, Pulse and Éclats d’échos for alto saxophone, Mirages for soprano saxophone and piano, Nuée Ardente for alto sax and piano commissioned by the International Adolphe Sax competition in Dinant, l’éveil de la toupie and concertos Reflets for alto sax and orchestra, Arches for soprano sax and orchestre, Rhizome for alto sax and strings. He has also written Jazz duets and quartets.
He is active in improvised music (jazz, contemporary) through encounters with musicians such as Pierrick Pedron, Christophe Monniot, Jean-Charles Richard, sometimes giving rise to recordings. He is the founder of the Fireworks Quartet with Jean-Charles Richard, Stéphane Guillaume et Baptiste Herbin and record his music.
Vincent David has given numerous masterclasses throughout the world. He is a recognized teacher and attaches importance to the transmission of his experience and his passion for music. Generous musician, he is very attached to the opening and promotes artistic curiosity in his class. Since September 2019 teaches at the Conservaroire Royal of Bruxelles.