15-year-old violinist Daniel Lozakovich signs with Deutsche Grammophon | News

Swedish violinist Daniel Lozakovich, 15, has signed with Deutsche Grammophon and will begin his “long-term association” with the yellow label by releasing two orchestral albums and a recital disc. The artist, who is now the youngest musician signed to DG, will record Beethoven’s Violin Concerto as his first release under the new deal.

“Daniel displays all the attributes, the outsized talent and the dedication necessary to achieve the kind of inspired classical music performance that is the hallmark of every home musician on Deutsche Grammophon’s roster, past and present,” said the chairman. of the DG, Dr. Clemens. Trautman. “Specifically, signing Daniel reflects our commitment to the bright and exciting future of classical music recording – a future he embodies perfectly. We are sure his artistry will delight both current classical fans and will attract and inspire a younger generation, luring them into a new musical world.

Lozakovich made his concerto debut six years ago with the Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and has performed as a soloist throughout Europe with orchestras such as the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra National de Lyon, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the Tchaikovsky Symphony and the Moscow Philharmonic. .

Earlier this year he won the Vladimir Spivakov International Violin Competition and in 2014 he won second prize in the junior section of the 2014 Menuhin Competition in Austin, Texas.

Watch: 12-year-old violinist Daniel Lozakovich performs Saint-Saëns’ Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso

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