Daniel Lozakovich, whose majestic music-making leaves both critics and audiences spellbound, was born in Stockholm in 2001 and began playing the violin when he was approaching seven years of age. He made his solo debut two years later with the Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and Vladimir Spivakov. Lozakovich now regularly performs with such orchestras as the Orchestre National de France, the Orchestre de Paris, the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, the Gulbenkian Orchestra, the Münchner Philharmoniker and the Orchester der Komischen Oper Berlin. He collaborates with some of the world’s eminent conductors including Semyon Bychkov, Christoph Eschenbach, Valery Gergiev, Neeme Järvi, Klaus Mäkelä, Andris Nelsons, Vasily Petrenko, Lahav Shani, Tugan Sokhiev, Leonard Slatkin, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Nathalie Stutzmann, Robin Ticciati, Krzysztof Urbański and Lorenzo Viotti.
Recent highlights include Lozakovich’s return invitation to the Boston Symphony Orchestra in subscription with Nelsons, his New York debut at the Mostly Mozart Festival with Louis Langrée, debuts with the Cleveland Orchestra under Mäkelä and the Los Angeles Philharmonic under Salonen. Notable touring highlights include engagements in Asia with Valery Gergiev and with the hr-Sinfonieorchester under Andrés Orozco-Estrada. A remarkable 2020–21 season includes such notable engagements as Lozakovich’s debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, the Oslo Philharmonic, the Philharmonia Orchestra (London), the Orquesta Nacional de España and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo. Lozakovich was invited to open the 2020–21 season of the Orchestre National de Belgique, with two performances at Brussels’ prestigious BOZAR – Palais des Beaux-Arts.
A highly-regarded recitalist, and indeed having performed in some of the world’s most prestigious venues, Lozakovich has made appearances at Les Grandes Voix – Les Grands Solistes in the Salle Gaveau, the Fondation Louis Vuitton, the Tonhalle (Zürich), the Victoria Hall (Geneva), the Conservatorio di Musica Giuseppe Verdi (Milan), the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw and the Mariinsky Theatre. In Austria, this season, he debuts in Vienna’s prestigious Musikverein and returns to the Konzerthaus Wien. A regular at international music festivals, including the Verbier Festival, the Sommets musicaux de Gstaad, the Septembre Musical Montreux Festival, MPHIL 360°, Moscow Meets Friends, the Rotterdam Philharmonic Gergiev Festival, the Baltic Sea Festival, the Stars of the White Nights festival, the Moscow Easter Festival, the Tsinandali Festival, the Festival de Pâques – Aix-en-Provence, the Festival de Saint-Denis, the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, the Tanglewood Music Festival, the Blossom Music Festival, the Mostly Mozart Festival and the Pacific Music Festival. Lozakovich enjoyed collaborations with Ivry Gitlis, Emanuel Ax, Renaud Capuçon, Shlomo Mintz, Denis Matsuev, Seong-Jin Cho, Martin Fröst and Maxim Vengerov.
Aged 15, Lozakovich signed an exclusive recording contract with Deutsche Grammophon, and in June 2018 released his debut album of Bach’s two violin concerti and the Violin Partita No. 2. The album reached number 1 in the music category of the French Amazon charts and the classical album charts in Germany. None but the Lonely Heart, Lozakovich’s second album, was released in October 2019. Dedicated to the music of Tchaikovsky, it includes the Violin Concerto, recorded live with the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia and Vladimir Spivakov. The album was unanimously praised by the press, with Lozakovich hailed as an “exceptional talent” by Le Figaro. Lozakovich’s third album, released in September 2020, centres on Beethoven’s Violin Concerto, recording live with the Münchner Philharmoniker, together with Lozakovich’s close artist partner and the orchestra’s Chief Conductor, Valery Gergiev, and released as an audio album and e-video, in the 250th Beethoven anniversary year. An incredibly significant project to Lozakovich, who regards the concerto as one of the all time greatest concerti ever written, the album raced to the top of the streaming release charts on Spotify and Tidal.
Lozakovich has been awarded many prizes including 1st prize at the Vladimir Spivakov International Violin Competition (2016) and “The Young Artist of the Year” award at the Festival of the Nations (2017), the Premio Batuta (Mexico) and the Premio Excelentia under the honorary presidency of Queen Sofia of Spain. Lozakovich studied at the Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe with Professor Josef Rissin from 2012, and from 2015 has been mentored by Eduard Wulfson in Geneva. Daniel Lozakovich plays the “ex-Baron Rothschild” Stradivari on generous loan on behalf of the owner by Reuning & Son, Boston, and Eduard Wulfson and plays the Stradivarius Le Reynier (1727), generously loaned by LVMH / Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton.
Information for February 2021