Daniel Herscovitch


Daniel Herscovitch.  Melbourne-born pianist, Daniel studied with Alexander Sverjensky at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, then continued his studies under Rosi Schmid in Munich. During his twelve years in Germany he performed extensively on the continent and in England.  He appeared at several international festivals such as Berlin Festival, the Zagreb Biennale and the Saabrucken Tage der Neuen Musik, and his performances were broadcast by major European networks such as the BBC, RIAS Berlin and Bavarian Radio. Since returning to Australia he has been active in both solo and chamber music and has appeared at many Festivals throughout the country.  Daniel has been guest artist with Synergy, Flederman, the Song Company and the Australia Ensemble, and has toured with The Seymour Group. He has also made regular appearances at Roger Woodward's Sydney Spring Festival of New Music.  At the 2003 Sydney Symphony Contemporary Music Festival he was soloist with Natalia Ricci in the first Sydney performance of the Bartok Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra and in 2004 was one of the Sydney Symphony's featured concerto soloists, performing the Mozart Double Concerto with Josephine Allan. Daniel regularly tours world-wide both performing and lecturing.  His repertoire ranges from Bach to Carter and includes contemporary Australian, Asian, European and American works, several of which he commissioned and premiered.