Daniel Vincent Streicher (2002 in Berlin) started playing the piano at the age of four. He received piano lessons from prof. Galina Iwanzowa, prof. Dr. Thomas Menrath and changed to the piano class of Mr. Stefan Lietz in 2016. Since 2019 he has been studying the piano class with prof. Björn Lehmann. He is a young student at the Julius Stern Institute at the University of the Arts in Berlin.
At the age of 10 he appeared as a soloist with Mozart’s piano concerto KV 467 in the Berlin Philharmonic. As part of the Mozart Festival in Schwetzingen in October 2018, he performed L. van Beethoven’s 2nd piano concerto with the Heidelberg Philharmonic Orchestra.
Daniel has won numerous national and international competitions.
He was best in his age group of the Chopin competition in Budapest 2014 and first prize winner of the “Bechstein” competition 2014 fourhanded with his sister Tabea Streicher, as well as at the international piano competition “Clavicologne” in Aachen 2016. He received further prizes at the “Steinway” competition 2010, “Paul Hindemith” competition 2010 and at the “Hans von Bülow” Competition 2012 and 2015. Most recently, in April 2019 he was awarded first prize at the “Carl Maria von Weber” International Piano Competition in Dresden.
Together with his duo partner (clarinet), he was awarded the “WDR3 Classic Prize” by the city of Münster in 2016 and 1st prize at the “Genzmer” Competition in Munich.
This was followed by an invitation to a tour to Japan.
Since 2010, he has regularly participated in “Jugend musiziert” and has always received 1st prizes, with the highest number of points at the 2017 and 2018 national competition, combined with scholarships from the “Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben” and the “Jürgen Ponto” Foundation.
Daniel has given concerts in major concert halls in Berlin, such as the Philharmonie, the Konzerthaus and the Deutsche Oper. Other concerts have taken him to other cities in Germany, the Netherlands and Hungary.
He received valuable musical inspiration from master classes with teachers such as Martin Helmchen, prof. Eldar Nebolsin, prof. Dmitrij Baschkirow and prof. Klaus Hellwig.
L. van Beethoven: Sonata F sharp major op. 78
I. Adagio cantabile. Allegro ma non troppo.
II. Allegro vivace
F. Chopin: Scherzo b minor No. 1 op. 20
A. Berg: Sonata b minor op. 1 Mäßig bewegt
A. Scriabin: Sonata F sharp major No. 4 op. 30
II. Prestissimo volando
F. Chopin: Sonata No. 2 b flat minor op. 35
I. Grave. Doppio movimento
III. Marche funèbre. Lento.
IV. Finale. Presto