pianist

Daniil Trifonov

  • March 5, 1991 Nizhniy Novgorod (Russia)

Biography

Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov (dan-EEL TREE-fon-ov) has made a spectacular ascent in the world of classical music since winning First Prize at both the Tchaikovsky and Rubinstein competitions in 2011 at the age of 20. Combining consummate technique with rare sensitivity and depth, his performances are a perpetual source of awe. "He has everything and more... tenderness and also the demonic element. I never heard anything like that," stated pianist Martha Argerich, while the Financial Times observes, "What makes him such a phenomenon is the ecstatic quality he brings to his performances. … Small wonder every western capital is in thrall to him."

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