Dániel Löwenberg


Dohnányi & Brahms Sonatas

From Budapest, Hungary, Dániel Lőwenberg performs widely as a pianist and chamber musician.

Lőwenberg has performed in many international festivals, including the Budapest Spring Festival, Budapest Summer Festival and the Jewish Summer Festival in Hungary, Open Chamber Music – IMS Prussia Cove in the UK and the Christchurch Arts Festival in New Zealand. His performance at the Budapest Fringe Festival in 2007 was awarded the top prize for classical music. Solo and chamber music concerts have taken him beyond Hungary to Austria, Czech Republic, England, Germany, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Romania and Spain.

He has made numerous appearances on Radio Bartók, the Hungarian classical music radio station, on Concert FM in New Zealand, and on WWNO 89.9 FM in New Orleans in the USA.

At present Lőwenberg is a senior lecturer in piano at the Mozarteum University Salzburg and teaches chamber music at the Liszt Academy – Bartók Conservatory. He taught piano and chamber music at the Leó Weiner Conservatory in Budapest for 9 years, until 2018. He has also given masterclasses in Austria, Hungary and Japan.

Lőwenberg was recipient of the Teacher Award at the February 2017 Hungarian National Chamber Music Competition where one of the trios that he coached received one of two grand prizes.

Lőwenberg started playing piano at the age of five, and received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees (both with distinction) from the Mozarteum University in Salzburg under the tutelage of Imre Rohmann, with a minor in conducting. In 2008, as a recipient of the Erasmus Fellowship, he spent a semester studying fortepiano at the Catalonia College of Music in Barcelona. He has participated in masterclasses with Ferenc Rados, Rita Wagner, Tamás Vásáry, Dénes Várjon, and Gábor Takács-Nagy, among others.

At present he is conducting PhD research in musicology at the Mozarteum University on the life and work of Sándor Végh, a significant Hungarian violinist, chamber musician, conductor and pedagogue.

Lőwenberg is author of a biography of Sándor Végh, published in 2012 for the centenary of Végh’s birth (ISBN 978-615-5062-07-0).