Daniel Sepec

Daniel Sepec, who was born in Frankfurt am Main, studied with Dieter Vorholz in Frankfurt and Gerhard Schulz in Vienna. Since 1993 he has been the leader of the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen under the baton of conductors such as Paavo Järvi, Thomas Hengelbrock, Daniel Harding, Frans Brüggen, and Trevor Pinnock. He regularly appears as a soloist with the orchestra as well as leading it, as he did in his recording of J.S. Bach’s Violin Concertos and the „Four Seasons“ from A. Vivaldi (Coviello Classics). Daniel has also worked as a leader with the main European chamber orchestras including the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Camerata Academica Salzburg, Ensemble Oriol Berlin and the Camerata Bern.

Daniel Sepec is a keen exponent of Baroque Music and regularly performs on period instruments, including with the Balthasar-Neumann-Ensemble of which he is the leader. Together with the viola da gamba player Hille Perl, Lee Santana (Lute) and Michael Behringer (organ) he recorded the complete Rosenkranz Sonatas by Heinrich Biber, which got the „Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik“.
For his recording of Beethoven’s violin sonatas together with Andreas Staier which received great critical acclaim, Daniel used Beethoven’s own instrument on exceptional loan from the Beethoven House for the recording.
The following record of the duo with Sonatas fom R. Schumann and the Chaconne from J.S. Bach in the version of Schumann was released 2010. With the belgian cellist Roel Dieltiens and Andreas Staier, Daniel Sepec plays regularly piano trios of Schubert and the classical composers on classical instruments. The recording of the Schubert piano trios (released 2016) got „le choix de france musique“.
Daniel Sepec teaches as professor at the music university of Lübeck.

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