Daniil Trifonov

pianist
Born in Nizhniy Novgorod.


During the 2011/12 season Daniil has performed at International music festivals, among them International Piano Festival in the Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall (Russia), Festival of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (Israel), Red Sea International Classical Music Festival (Israel), International Keyboard Institute & Festival (USA), BNDNES International Piano Competition Festival (Brasil), International Music Festival “Chopin and his Europe” (Poland), International Chopin Piano Festival in Duszniki Zdroj (Poland).

In next summer, the debuts in major summer festivals: Verbier, Montreux, Edinburgh, Tivoli, Kremerata Festival, Lockenhaus, Grafenegg, La Roque d’Anthéron, Klavier Festival Ruhr, in USA Blossom Festival and Chautauqua Festival. Among future confirmed engagements: New York Philharmonic Orchestra (Gilbert), Chicago Symphony Orchestra (Dutoit), San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra (Gaffigan), Philharmonia Orchestra (Maazel), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Dutoit), Orchestre de l’Opera de Paris (Jordan), Mariinsky Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra e Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra (Gergiev), Russian National Orchestra (Pletnev), BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Symphony Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra and recitals in Lucerne Piano Festival, London Queen Elizabeth Hall, Paris Auditorium du Louvre, Zurich Tonhalle, Washington Kennedy Center, New York Carnegie Hall (Stern auditorium), Berlin Philharmonie (Kammersaal), Amsterdaam Concertgebouw (main auditorium), Moscow Philharmonie, etc.

In 2012/2013, Daniil Trifonov debuts with several prestigious international orchestras, including New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Boston Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Orchestra Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, and returns to the London Symphony and Mariinsky Orchestra with Gergiev, Russian National Orchestra with Pletnev and Warsaw Philharmonic with Wit. Trifonov’s upcoming recitals include The Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall (Stern Auditorium), Boston Celebrity Series, Berlin Kammermusiksaal der Philharmonie, Munich Herkulessaal, Amsterdam Concertgebouw (Master Piano Series), London Queen Elizabeth Hall and Wigmore Hall, Paris Auditorium du Louvre, Zurich Tonhalle and Lucerne Piano Festival, Brussels Palais de Beaux Arts, Schloss Elmau, and the Seoul Arts Center.

Daniil Trifonov began his musical studies at the age of five. He studied at Moscow Gnesin School of Music in the class of Tatiana Zelikman (2000-2009), teacher of such artists as Konstantin Lifschitz, Alexander Kobrin and Alexei Volodin. From 2006 to 2009 he also studied composition and has continued to write piano, chamber and orchestral music since then. Since 2009, he has studied piano at the Cleveland Institute of Music in the class of Sergei Babayan.

Trifonov won many competitions and in 2008, at the age of 17, he was awarded at the 4th International Scriabin Competition (2008, Moscow) and triumphed at 3rd International Piano Competition of San Marino Republic (1st Prize and Special Prize “Republic of San Marino 2008”). He received a Guzik Foundation Career Grant in 2009, and toured the USA and Italy as a consequence of this.

His first CD was released on DECCA in 2011, featuring a selection of Chopin solo piano works. He has made different recordings for other labels and made a number of radio and television recordings in Russia, the USA and Italy: Record Labels – DUX (Poland), The Fryderyk Chopin Institute (Poland), Classical Records (Russia), Zvuk Agency (Russia), Television – Channel One (Russia), Kultura TV Channel (Russia), Nizhny Novgorod TV (Russia), TVP Kultura (Poland), San Marino TV, Radio – Radio Russia, Polish Radio, BBC Radio 3(UK), WQXR (New York, USA), WFMT Radio (Chicago, USA), KUHF Radio (Houston, USA).

Daniil Trifonov on medici.tv

Daniil Trifonov: Chopin – With Masaaki Suzuki
Anaïs Spiro, Pierre-Martin Juban- 2012
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Trifonov, Capuçon: Bach, Schubert, Franck
Verbier Festival - Rolex and Culture
July 29, 2013, 9 a.m.
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Daniil Trifonov: Chopin
Verbier Festival - Rolex and Culture
July 28, 2012, 9 a.m.
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Trifonov: Liszt, Mozart, Stravinsky, Trifonov
Louvre Auditorium
Jan. 10, 2013, 11:30 a.m.
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Trifonov: Scriabine, Liszt, Chopin
Verbier Festival - Rolex and Culture
July 28, 2013, 8:40 a.m.
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Suzuki, Trifonov: Bach, Chopin, Mendelssohn
Verbier Festival - Rolex and Culture
July 31, 2012, 5 p.m.
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R. and G. Capuçon, Frang, Bashmet, Trifonov: Dvořák
Verbier Festival - Rolex and Culture
July 31, 2013, 5 p.m.
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Verbier Festival 20th Anniversary concert
Verbier Festival - Rolex and Culture
July 28, 2013, 4:45 p.m.
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