“Perfect mastery. An exceptional talent” – Le Figaro
Daniel Lozakovich, whose majestic music-making leaves both critics and audiences spellbound, was born in Stockholm in 2001 and began playing the violin when approaching seven years of age. He made his solo debut two years later with the Moscow Virtuosi and Vladimir Teodorovič Spivakov. Lozakovich now regularly performs with such orchestras as the Orchestre National de France, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, Orquestra Gulbenkian and the Münchner Philharmoniker. He collaborates the world’s eminent conductors including Semyon Bychkov, Christoph Eschenbach, Valery Gergiev, Neeme Järvi, Cristian Măcelaru, Klaus Mäkelä, Andris Nelsons, Vasily Petrenko, Lahav Shani, Tugan Sokhiev, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Nathalie Stutzmann, Krzysztof Urbański and Lorenzo Viotti.
Recent highlights include Lozakovich’s return invitation to the Boston Symphony Orchestra in subscription with Andris Nelsons, his New York debut at the Mostly Mozart Festival with Louis Langrée, debuts with The Cleveland Orchestra with Mäkelä and the Los Angeles Philharmonic with Salonen. Notable touring highlights include engagements in Japan and Asia with Valery Gergiev, and the hr-Sinfonieorchester under Andrés Orozco-Estrada. A remarkable 2021/2022 season includes Lozakovich’s debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra and Oslo Philharmonic. He returns to orchestras including Orchestre National de France, where he opens their season under Măcelaru, WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln, and Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo.
A highly sought after recitalist, having performed in some of the world’s most prestigious venues, Lozakovich has made appearances at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Tonhalle Zürich, Victoria Hall Geneva, Conservatorio G. Verdi Milan and the Mariinsky Theatre. On tour he has appeared at Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Concertgebouw Amsterdam and the Konzerthaus Wien. Lozakovich is regular at international music festivals, including the Verbier Festival, Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad, Festival Rotterdam, White Nights Festival of St. Petersburg, Moscow Easter Festival, Tsinandali Festival, Festival de Pâques – Aix-en-Provence, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Tanglewood Music Festival, Blossom Music Festival and the Pacific Music Festival. Lozakovich enjoys collaborations with the likes of Ivry Gitlis, Emanuel Ax, Renaud Capuçon, Shlomo Mintz, Mikhail Pletnev, Denis Matsuev, Khatia Buniatishvili, George Li, Seong-Jin Cho, Martin Fröst and Maxim Vengerov.
Aged 15, Lozakovich signed an exclusive recording contract with Deutsche Grammophon, and in 2018 released his debut album of Bach’s violin concerti and the solo partita No. 2. The album reached number 1 in the music category of the French Amazon charts and the classical album charts in Germany. “None but the lonely heart”, Lozakovich’s second album, was released in 2019. Dedicated to Tchaikovsky, it includes the Violin Concerto, and the disc was recorded live with the National Philharmonic of Russia and Spivakov. Lozakovich’s third album, released in 2020, centres on the Beethoven Violin concerto, again recorded live, with the Münchner Philharmoniker, together with Lozakovich’s close artist partner and the orchestra’s Chief Conductor, Valery Gergiev, and released as an audio album and e-video, in the 250th Beethoven anniversary year. An incredibly significant project to Lozakovich, who regards the concerto as one of the all-time greatest concerti ever written, the album reached the streaming release charts on Spotify and Tidal.
Lozakovich has been awarded many prizes including 1st prize at the 2016 Vladimir Spivakov International Violin Competition and “The Young Artist of the Year 2017” award at the Festival of Nations, the Premio Batuta Award in Mexico, and the Excelentia Prize under the honorary presidency of Queen Sofia of Spain. Lozakovich studied at the Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe with Professor Josef Rissin from 2012, and from 2015 has been mentored by Eduard Wulfson in Geneva. Daniel Lozakovich plays the “ex-Baron Rothschild” Stradivari on generous loan on behalf of the owner by Reuning & Son, Boston, and Eduard Wulfson and plays the Stradivarius Le Reynier (1727), generously loaned by LVMH / MOET HENNESSY. LOUIS VUITTON.
Daniel Lozakovich & Mendelssohn - Brahms
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