July 20, 2020

9 - Daniel Kurganov

9 - Daniel Kurganov

Violinist Daniel Kurganov is our guest in this week's episode of the Violin Podcast. Daniel is a violinist, pedagogue, and entrepreneur. He shares his love affair for the violin and how he pursues his music career as a 21st century musician.   Violin Podcast host Eric Mrugala interviews violinists around the world discussing their personal journey with the violin, career advice, and more.

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Daniel Kurganov

Violinist / Entrepreneur / Content Creator

Only slightly breaking from the tradition of referring to myself in the 3rd person, I will say that my musical goal has been to attempt to synthesize the values of different sonic traditions and styles. What could Heifetz, Hindustani, and Historically Informed Practice have in common? 2018 saw my debut album release with pianist Constantine Finehouse (Spice Classics label), which was met with universally positive reviews. In November 2021, I made world-premiere recordings of the music of Lera Auerbach and Richard Beaudoin (Orchid Classics). Recent concert seasons have included performances at Merkin Hall (NYC) BargeMusic (NYC), The Roerich Museum (NYC), Museum of Fine Arts (Boston), Harvard Musical Association, Harvard ArtLab, and tours of Japan. I was also invited to Sion, Switzerland for the Violins of Hope project and had the honor of performing on an instrument rescued from the Auschwitz Concentration Camp.