"Armenia" International Music Festival
22-26 September, 2019 • Yerevan, Armenia

Daniel Lozakovich —

Daniel Lozakovich


Daniel Lozakovich is establishing himself as a sought-after violinist on the international stage, amazing audiences and critics alike with his refined, carefully considered playing. Lozakovich performs with such orchestras as the Orchestre National de France, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Oslo Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, National Philharmonic of Russia, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai, Münchner Philharmoniker, hr-Sinfonieorchester and the Orchester der Komischen Oper Berlin. Lozakovich is collaborating with distinguished conductors including Semyon Bychkov, Christoph Eschenbach, Valery Gergiev, Neeme Järvi, Klaus Mäkelä, Andris Nelsons, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Vasily Petrenko, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Lahav Shani, Tugan Sokhiev, Leonard Slatkin, Vladimir Spivakov, Robin Ticciati, Krzysztof Urbanski and Lorenzo Viotti.

A remarkable 2019/20 season sees Lozakovich return to the Boston Symphony Orchestra, as well as making his debut with the LA Philharmonic, The Cleveland Orchestra, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris and Gulbenkian Orchestra. Further debut appearances include at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival at Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra, and in recital with Sergei Babayan at the Menuhin Festival Gstaad.

A highly-regarded recitalist, previous engagements include appearances at Les Grandes Voix – Les Grands Solistes, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Tonhalle Zürich, Convervatorio G. Verdi Milan, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées and Mariinsky Theatre. A regular at numerous international music festivals, he has a close relationship with the Verbier Festival since his debut aged 13. He has appeared at the Progetto Martha Argerich, Carinthischer Sommer, Sommets musicaux de Gstaad, Septembre Musical Montreux Festival, MPHIL 360°, Moscow Meets Friends, Gergiev Festival Rotterdam, Baltic Sea Festival, White Nights Festival, Moscow Easter Festival, Festival de Pâques – Aix-en-Provence, Tanglewood Music Festival, Blossom Music Festival, Mostly Mozart Festival, Pacific Music Festival and Festival de Saint-Denis.  Lozakovich enjoys collaborations with such artists including Ivry Gitlis, Emanuel Ax, Renaud Capuçon, Khatia Buniatishvili, Lucas and Arthur Jussen, George Li, Seong-Jin Cho, Martin Fröst, Shlomo Mintz and Maxim Vengerov.

Aged 15, Lozakovich signed an exclusive recording contract with Deutsche Grammophon, and in June 2018 released his debut album of Bach’s two violin concerti with the Kammerorchester des Symphonieorchesters des Bayerischen Rundfunks and the solo partita No. 2. The album achieved outstanding success, reaching number 1 in the French Amazon charts and the classical album charts in Germany.

Awarded numerous accolades including 1st prize at the 2016 Vladimir Spivakov International Violin Competition, both 1st Prize and the “Grand Prix” at the 2012 EMCY International Music Competition, “Ohrid PEARLS”, Macedonia, the 2015 Manfred Grommek Prize of the Kronberg Academy, most recently Lozakovich received the Excelentia Prize, awarded to him under the honorary presidency of Queen Sofia of Spain and “The Young Artist of the Year 2017” award at the Festival of the Nations.  Born in 2001, Lozakovich took up the violin in 2007 and made his concerto debut with the Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra under Vladimir Spivakov two years later. From 2012 he has studied at the Karlsruhe University of Music with Professor Josef Rissin, and since 2015 with Eduard Wulfson in Geneva.