Daniel Gerzenberg

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Daniel Gerzenberg

Daniel Gerzenberg is a German-Russian-Jewish artist based in Berlin. Born into a musician's family 1991 in Hamburg, he began playing the piano under the guidance of his mother Lilya Zilberstein.

In 2009, he starts his international carreer, forming a succesful piano duet with his brother Anton Gerzenberg. He appears in festivals such as Progetto Martha Argerich, Schleswig-Holstein Musikfestival and Klavierfestival Ruhr, plays in such venues as National Concert Hall Taipei, Auditorio Bolzano, Philharmonie im Gasteig Munich, Philharmonie Essen and Laeiszhalle Hamburg. He appears as a soloist with inernationally reknown orcherstras and goes on concert tours with Martha Argerich, Lilya Zilberstein and Anton Gerzenberg, whereas producing recordings for EMI and NDR. Furtheron, he takes masterclasses with reknown musicians such as Robert Levin, Sir András Schiff, Katia & Marielle Labèque and Norman Shetler.

Besides being a musician, Daniel is a poet, translator, actor and recitator; he speaks 6 languages and published two books.

In 2016, after winning the pianist prize of Gustav-Mahler-Liedwettbewerb, he devotes himself to the Genre of Lied and begins his studies of song accompaniment in the class of internationally renonwned accompanist Wolfram Rieger at HfM Hanns Eisler Berlin and participates in the classes of Christine Schäfer and Thomas Quasthoff.

In 2017, he begins to work as an accompanist in the classes of Júlia Várady and Tabea Zimmermann, is a participant at Wigmore Hall Song Competition with baritone Lawrence Halksworth and wins the German Lied Prize at the 9th Nadia and Lili Boulanger International Voice-Piano Competition with soprano Sophia Burgos. In 2018, he is invited by Barbara Hannigan to accompany in her young artist projet Equilibrium and becomes a piano fellow in the Lied-Academy of the Heidelberger Frühling under the guidance of Thomas Hampson. With Sophia Burgos he wins the second Prize and the special prize for the best interpretation of the commisioned piece „Lied“ by Isabel Mundry at the International Song Competition Franz Schubert and Modern Music.