ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday Violinist Daniel Hope!

Hope served for six seasons with The Beaux Arts Trio, and today performs and records regularly with many of the world’s top orchestras and conductors

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Daniel Hope Birthday

 

The British violinist was born on this day 48 years ago.

A former student of Zakhar Bron, he is now Artistic Director of the Frauenkirche Cathedral in Dresden.

Since 2020, he has served as President of the Beethovenhaus Bonn, an honorary position previously held by Kurt Masur and Joseph Joachim.

Hope, who holds Irish and German citizenship and currently resides in Berlin, performs on the 1742 “ex-Lipínski” Guarneri del Gesù, courtesy of an anonymous family from Germany.

 

DANIEL HOPE | PROKOFIEV | VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 2 IN G MINOR | THOMAS SØNDERGÅRD & BBC NATIONAL ORCHESTRA OF WALES | 2013

 

For Seasons

Daniel Hope

Vivaldi, Bach, Frahm, Gonzales, Rameau, Richter, Schumann, Tchaikovsky, & Weill

Release Date: March 3, 2017

Deutsche Grammophon