(born 1947) is a classical pianist from Argentina
. In addition to being a highly successful musician, Levy has created a career for himself as an author, radio broadcaster and educator.
Daniel Levy was born in Buenos Aires
, Argentina. He began playing the piano at age six and received a musical education under the tutorship of Ana Gelber and Vincenzo Scaramuzza
, whose former pupils include Martha Argerich
and Bruno Gelber. He gave his debut performance at age 16, playing a piano recital with works by Bach
. In 1967 he won the Jeunesses Musicales piano competition and in 1969 was announced the winner of the Mozarteum piano competition.
Levy has recorded extensively over a 43-year career, with a catalogue of over 50 recordings for the Nimbus Records
, Edelweiss Emission and Syntony record labels. His recording career has included a number of notable collaborations with artists that include Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
, the Philharmonia Orchestra
, Wolfgang Holzmair
and Franco Maggio Ormezowski.
Levy has performed in some of the world's most famous concert halls, including Royal Festival Hall
(London), Teatro Colón
(Buenos Aires) and Teatro La Fenice
His piano playing has been praised for its “lovely, crystalline tone” (Bernard Jacobson, Fanfare Magazine
), while he himself has been described as “a sensitive yet assertive musician who is profoundly committed to his art” (Ian Lace, Fanfare... Read More