From Pianist-Daniel Roberts
Daniel studied at Leeds College of Music with acclaimed Pianist Helen Reid. During his study in Leeds Daniel also travelled to London for lessons with Peter Feuchtwanger, and found great inspiration and support. Daniel regularly performs music composed by Professor Feuchtwanger Since graduating Daniel has performed as soloist and Chamber musician around Europe including concerts at the Egersund youth chamber music festival in Norway, and the Podium festival in Esslingen Germany. In August 2010 Daniel performed with the Aire ensemble in the Edinburgh fringe festival at St Marks art space, performing music for Piano, Clarinet, and Horn by Brahms, Dvorak, and rarely played Trio by Gustav Jenner. Concerto performances have included Beethoven’s piano concerto no. 1 with Rayleigh Chamber orchestra, and in May 2012 a performance of Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a theme by Paganini with the Eastwood ensemble symphony orchestra. Daniel has performed for the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe at St James Piccadilly, and also has performed with Duo partner Hannah Woolmer at London’s Foundling museum, Southwark Cathedral, and The Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff. Future concerts include solo recitals in the UK and Brazil, Beethoven’s ‘Emperor Piano Concerto’ with the University of Cambridge Philharmonic, and chamber music recitals with Hannah Woolmer. In April 2013, Daniel released his first CD of Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, and is now available on I-Tunes, CD Baby, and at Daniel’s concerts. Since moving to London, Daniel has continued to study privately with Peter Feuchtwanger, practicing his exercises and approach to playing.