Hometown: Tel Aviv, Israel
Web site: http://www.danielgortler.net
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Acclaimed Israeli pianist Daniel Gortler has delighted both audiences and critics alike with his memorable performances around the world, receiving great praise for both his technical mastery and his musical ingenuity. Daniel Gortler has performed as soloist with the Berlin
Radio Symphony, the Bavarian Radio Symphony, NDR Symphony, North-West German Philharmonic, Bochum Symphony, Orchestre
de la Suisse Romande, as well as Houston, San Francisco, New World, Atlanta and San Jose Symphony Orchestras. In addition he has also performed with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra as well as all orchestras in his home country of Israel.
Mr. Gortler replaced Murray Perahia on very short notice, performing the Schumann Piano Concerto with the San Francisco Symphony under conductor Valery Gergiev. Other esteemed conductors with whom Daniel Gortler has collaborated include Zubin Mehta, Christoph Eschenbach, Michael Tilson Thomas, Yoel Levi Yoav Talmi, Steven Sloane, Franz Welzer-Most, Manfred Honeck, Mendi Rodan, Yuri Ahronovich, Leonid Grin and Justus Frantz among others. He has appeared at the Houston Summer Festival, Israel Festival and the Montpellier, Luzern, Schleswig-Holstein and the Verbier Music Festivals. He has also participated in a video recording of Mark Neikrug's "Through Roses", collaborating with Pinchas Zukerman.
In addition to his frequent orchestral and recital performances, Daniel Gortler is an avid chamber music performer. He regularly performs with artists such as Bo Skovhus, Nikolaj Znaider, David Garrett, Steven Isserlis and Sharon Rostorf-Zamir among others.