Daniel Austrich

Violinist and conductor, one of the most sought-after musicians of his generation. The geography of his tours is incredibly extensive: the cities of Russia, all of Western Europe, North and South America, Africa, the countries of East Asia.

As a soloist and ensemble participant, he performs at Carnegie Hall (New York), the Library of Congress (Washington), the Palace of Fine Arts (Mexico City), the Tokyo Opera Hall, the Seoul Music Center, the Wigmore Hall (London), the Cologne and Munich Philharmonics, the Leitshalle (Hamburg), Beethoven Hall (Bonn), Pierre Boulez Hall (Berlin), Victoria Hall (Geneva), at music festivals in Verbier, Oslo, Ottawa, Los Angeles, Jerusalem, Berlin and many others.

Collaborates with I. Perlman, D. Geringas, J. Carreras, A. Buzlov, E. Bashkirova, P. Frank, A. Tamesti, K. Gerstein, R. Capuçon, L. Shani, A. Baranov, F. Belugin, N. Imai and others.

In 2012−2019 he was a member of the Michelangelo String Quartet, with whom he performed the world premiere of the first version of Beethoven’s 14th Quartet in 2014. He also owns the first European performance of the 2nd Violin Sonata by Nikolai Roslavets.

Laureate of international violin competitions named after N. Paganini (Moscow), P. Sarasate (Spain) and L. Van Beethoven (Austria).

Born in St. Petersburg in 1984, he began his violin studies there. At the age of 11 he made his debut in the Great Hall of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic with the State Hermitage Chamber Orchestra. He studied at the Oberlin Conservatory (USA). In 2004−2012 he studied under Professor Viktor Tretyakov at the Cologne Higher School of Music.

In October 2021, he made his debut as a conductor at the Great Hall of the Elbe Philharmonic in Hamburg. Since 2022 — conductor of the Rostov Symphony Orchestra, artistic director of the Chamber Orchestra of the Saratov State Conservatory.
III Competition