Daniel Strahilevitz

As a conductor, Daniel Strahilevitz has worked with the Szombathely Symphonic and Szolnok Symphony Orchestra. In 2019 he assisted Maestro Riccardo Muti in the production of Le Nozze di Figaro as part of the Italian Opera Academy in Ravenna, Italy.

 

He is the principal répétiteur and coach of the Vienna PlusOpera Otto Edelmann Society Showcase organization, with which he has performed and conducted several operas including Gianni Schicchi, L’elisir d’amore, Così fan tutte, Le Nozze di Figaro, La Serva Padrona, The Telephone and also the musical Jesus Christ Superstar.


He played recordings for the Belgian RTBF and the Kol Isreal, and has most recently performed in the world premiere of “Genia oder das Lächeln der Maschine” at the Kammeroper Wien. 

Through his passionate musical approach, Strahilevitz has formed a unique coaching style and language, leading to numerous sought-after piano and opera coaching masterclasses in Europe, South-Africa, China and Japan.

 

A devoted Lied accompanist, he has performed, amongst hundreds of Lieder, important song cycles such as Die Schöne Müllerin, Winterreise, Schwanengesang, Dichterliebe, Kindertotenlieder, Les nuits d’été and Siete Canciones populares Españolas. 

 

In 2015 Strahilevitz received the Honorary Prize from the Hanns Eisler Komponisten Forum Berlin for Best performance of a contemporary piece. 

Praised by the press for his “tremendous musicality, richness of colours and brilliance of tone(IOCO), Strahilevitz has worked with Andras Schiff, Menachem Pressler, Gerhard Oppitz und Robert Levin, and has been invited by pianist Lang Lang to perform at the Gstaad Menuhin Festival, and gave his debut recital in Xiamen (China) as part of the International Piano Festival in 2018.
2020 will take him back to Asia for master-classes and recitals in Tokyo.

 

Daniel Strahilevitz earned his Bachelor and Master degrees with distinction at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music and the Hanns Eisler Hochschule für Musik in the classes of Eldar Nebolsin, Yossi Reshef and Emanuel Krasovsky. He was awarded 1.prize at the International Baden-Württemberg Piano Competition and been granted Scholarships and fellowships i.e. by the Bayreuth Wagner Festspiele, the South-African Music Rights Organisation, the America-Israel Cultural Foundation, as well as the George Solti Accademia.