Hailed as “a pianist to watch” by New York Classical Review and “a dashing pianist” by The Sunday Times, Daniel Vnukowski tours throughout North/South America, Asia and Europe. His insightful interpretations of the standard classical music repertory are supplemented by creative projects, which resulted in a sold-out Carnegie Hall recital in 2019. In addition to participating in fundraising projects for humanitarian causes, he has performed many outreach concerts for remote communities throughout Canada and is Artist Director & Founder of the Collingwood Summer Music Festival.
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Daniel’s improv session in the style of Beethoven featured on Classical FM with 55,000 FB shares.
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Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue reaches 1 million hits and over 500,000 views on Facebook.
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Read about Daniel Vnukowski’s sold-out Carnegie Hall debut recital including reviews.
An archive of recent radio interviews with pianist Daniel Vnukowski.
“Pianist Vnukowski revives music of a neglected composer in impressive Carnegie debut…this assertive, fearlessly virtuosic Chopin style was filled with thoughtful exploration and a kind of questioning illumination. For his insight and daring, no less than his advocacy of a forgotten compatriot composer, Vnukowski is a pianist to watch!”
- Linda Holt, New York Classical Review
“He didn’t simply play. He engaged.”
- William Littler, Toronto Star
“Vnukowski communicates the emotions within the music. I was moved at several points throughout the recital.”
- Myron Silberstein, Fanfare Magazine
“These technically demanding works are played to the hilt by the Polish-Canadian Daniel Vnukowski.”
- Bruno Repp, American Record Guide
“A virtuoso pianist…Vnukowski plays with sympathetic understanding.”
- Phillip Scott, Limelight Magazine
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May you rest in peace, Leon Fleisher! Leon was one of my most influential teachers who helped shape my understanding of music as I know it today. Anyone who had the privilege of working with him, was immediately taken on an inquisitive quest from day one - a spirited,...