“This violinist, now among the best in the world as well as the most thoughtful, is as brilliant at Bach as Birtwistle…”
– The Observer, London, August 2014
British violinist Daniel Hope (www.danielhope.com) has toured the world as a virtuoso soloist for 25 years. He is renowned for his musical versatility and creativity, and for his dedication to humanitarian causes. Daniel Hope, an exclusive Deutsche Grammophon artist since 2007, has earned numerous Grammy nominations, a Classical BRIT award, the Deutsche Schallplattenpreis and six ECHO Klassik Prizes.
Hope regularly directs chamber orchestras as violin soloist including the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Camerata Salzburg, and Lucerne Festival Strings. He has performed at all the world’s most important festivals, such as the BBC Proms, Hollywood Bowl, Lucerne, Ravinia, Salzburg, Edinburgh, Schleswig-Holstein, and Tanglewood. Hope has performed in all of the world’s most prestigious venues – from Carnegie Hall to the Concertgebouw – and with the world’s greatest orchestras. Highlights include appearances with the Boston and Chicago Symphonies and the Los Angeles Philharmonic, as well as the major orchestras of Berlin, London, Leipzig, Dresden, Israel, Moscow, Oslo, Paris, Stockholm, and Vienna. Hope has been Associate Artistic Director of the Savannah Music Festival since 2004. He has also published three bestselling books and regularly produces radio and television shows around the world.
In the season 14-15 he will have the following performances in the BeNeLux:
September he will present the Vivaldi Recomposed CD in the Yellow Lounge at Paradiso Amsterdam, together with composer Max Richter. In October he will perform the Britten concerto with Michel Tabachnik and the Brussels Philharmonic as well as the newly BBC commissioned violin concerto of Gabriel Prokofiev, with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Luxembourg. November will see the launch of his new Hollywood CD. He will perform the Korngold violin concerto with the North Netherlands Orchestra. He will return to Amsterdam in May 2015, performing Max Richter's Vivaldi Recomposed with the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra in a triple Vivaldi program. In this concert, among other at the Muziekgebouw, he will also improvise on themes by Vivaldi together with jazz violinist Tim Kliphuis and Gordan Nikolic.
Daniel Hope plays the 1742 “ex-Lipiński” Guarneri del Gesù, placed generously at his disposal by an anonymous family from Germany. He resides in Vienna, Austria.