Daniil Trifonov

Daniil Trifonov

Since taking First Prize at both the Tchaikovsky and Rubinstein competitions in 2011 at just 20, the Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov has appeared with most of the world’s foremost orchestras, including the New York, Los Angeles, and Royal Philharmonics; the Chicago, Boston, San Francisco, and London Symphony Orchestras; the Cleveland, Philadelphia, and Mariinsky Orchestras.

In solo recital he graces such key international venues as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and Boston’s Celebrity Series; London’s Royal Festival, Queen Elizabeth, and Wigmore Halls; Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Berlin’s Philharmonie, Vienna’s Musikverein, Zurich’s Tonhalle, and Barcelona’s Palau de la Musica; the Salle Pleyel and Théâtre des Champs Élysées in Paris; Tokyo’s Opera City and Suntory Hall; and the Seoul Arts Center.

Born in Nizhny Novgorod in 1991, Trifonov studied with Tatiana Zelikman at Moscow’s Gnessin School of Music and Sergei Babayan at the Cleveland Institute of Music. In 2013 he was awarded Italy’s Franco Abbiati Prize for Best Instrumental Soloist.