Soloists » Daniel Rowland, violin

Daniel Rowland has established himself on the international scene as a highly versatile, adventurous and communicative performer. In recent seasons he has performed concertos such as those of Elgar, Korngold, Berg, Prokoffief, Schnittke & Ferneyhough, with orchestras from Tromso to Cape Town. A passionate chamber musician, Daniel has performed with artists as diverse as Ivry Gitlis, Heinz Holliger, Dawn Upshaw, Gilles Apap, Marcelo Nisinman, Willard White and Elvis Costello. He is a frequent guest at many of the foremost international chamber music festivals. The Stift International Music Festival, in Holland, of which he is founder and artistic director, saw its tenth edition in August 2014.

Daniel is the first violin of the renowned Brodsky Quartet, with whom he performs all over the world and regularly records for Chandos. In the spring of ’16 the quartet will record the complete Shostakowitch cycle, live in Amsterdam. He forms a recital duo with pianist Natacha Kudritskaya, with two CD’s of the duo scheduled for release in ‘15: ”Les annees folles’ (Paris between the wars) and an all-Enescu record. Daniel is also a founding member of ‘Chamberjam Europe’, who’s recording of Piazzolla’s Angel/Diablo tangos was recently released on ‘direct to vinyl’ by Berliner Meisterschallplatten. He also forms a duo with guitarist Alberto Mesirca. Daniel is professor of violin at the Royal College of Music in London is also in demand as a soloist/director, and as guest concertmaster with the BBCSO, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Daniel plays on a Lorenzo Storioni violin, Cremona 1776.