Daniel Herscovitch

Piano

Daniel Herscovitch studied with Alexander Sverjensky in Sydney and with Rosl Schmid in Munich.While living in Germany he performed at several major European festivals, as well as touring Australia on multiple occasions.

Since settling in Sydney he has enjoyed a flourishing career as recitalist, chamber musician and concerto soloist. He travels regularly to the USA and Europe to perform and direct masterclasses, and has toured New Zealand as well as visiting Indonesia annually. His repertoire includes works from four continents and five centuries, several of which he commissioned and premiered. His recordings, covering repertoire from the 17th to the 21st centuries, have been released on ABC Classics, Wirripang, Tall Poppies, CSM, Continuum andToccata Classics labels. Further CDs are scheduled for release later this year.

Earlier this year he toured the USA where he gave several performances of Bach’s final work The Art of Fugue, which he later also performed throughout Australia. Early next year he will be touring Europe giving concerts and masterclasses. He is currently Associate Professor of Piano at the University of Sydney Conservatorium of Music where for many years he has also lectured in piano pedagogy and chamber music.