Daniel Röhn with Paul Rivinius

Biography Daniel Röhn with Paul Rivinius

Daniel Röhn
After his recent birthday tribute to Fritz Kreisler at Carnegie Hall, highlights of coming months include recitals at the Wigmore Hall London, Konzerthaus Berlin, Laeiszhalle Hamburg and Konzerthuset Stockholm. He will play 7 concerts at Festpiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern with Vilde Frang and at the Lucerne Festival, Sibelius Concerto performances in Berlin follow, as well as his Kreisler Story disc release with Berlin Classics/EDEL on 12th August 2016.

In a dialogue with the audience Daniel Röhn evokes the golden age of violin playing of the 1920s and 30s in his own programme “The Kreisler Story”, seamlessly blending the art of communication through music with a narrative about the music itself.

As an outstanding talent Röhn was nominated the violinist of 2005 from the Konserthuset Stockholm, winning the “Rising Star” Award which has garnered him invitations from countless outstanding addresses, including repeat invitations from, among others, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, The Royal Philharmonic Stockholm, Cappella Istropolitana, Georgian Chamber Orchestra, Würtembergisches Kammerorchester, Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, with invitations from conductors such as Ion Marin, Gustavo Dudamel, Riccardo Muti, Lorin Maazel, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Hannu Lintu, Ruben Gazarian, Markus Poschner, and Ariel Zuckermann.

Festival appearances include the Mozartfestpiele in Würzburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Deauville, the Lucerne Festival, the Rheingau Musik Festival, the Festival Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and “Tonsättarfestivalen” of Contemporary Music in Stockholm.

In recital and as soloist Daniel has performed at Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, Berlin Philharmonie, Palais des Beaux Arts Brussels, Southbank Centre London, Culture and Convention Centre Lucerne, Konzerthaus Vienna, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Philharmonie Cologne, Megaron Athens, Symphony Hall Birmingham, Herkulessaal, Prinzregententheater and Philharmonie Gasteig, Munich, Cité de la Musique Paris, Konserthuset Stockholm, CAMI Hall New York, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden.

His chamber music partners include Julia Fischer, Nils Mönkemeyer, Lisa Batiashvili, Gautier Capuçon, Antoin Tamestit, Arabella Steinbacher, Jörg Widmann, Julian Steckel, Lauma Skride, Ana Chumachenco, Lena Neudauer , Alexander Sitkovetsky, Viviane Hagner, Augustin Hadelich, Ivry Gitlis, Polina Leschenko, Bertrand Chamayou, Sebastian Klinger, Danjulo Ishizaka, Paul Rivinius, Quatuor Ebène and the Belcea Quartett.

Daniel released the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto and a recital disc of virtuoso pieces with Milana Chernyavska under the Claves label. Both recordings received numerous awards including the Diapason d’Or and a Pizzicato Supersonic Award.

Röhn is the third generation in a family of outstanding violinists. His grandfather Erich Röhn was Furtwängler’s concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic and his father Andreas Röhn led the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra for almost 30 years. His mother, Swedish pianist Kerstin Hindart was Alfred Brendel’s protégée in Vienna as well as accompanist to Nicolai Gedda and the Björling Family.

He performs on a Joseph Rocca violin from 1840.

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