The Meadowmount School of Music is a landmark center of music in Westport, NY having hosted up to 200 students per summer in high intensive studies with world class faculty and guest artists.
In their last week of performances, Daniel will be opening on Monday Night with Laura Kaminsky's The Great Unconformity. The work was written for Rhonda Rider and Daniel as been preparing it at Meadowmount in the studio of Julia Lichten.
The Cello Seminar at Music From Salem is a week long intensive focused on contemporary music for solo cello and cello chamber music. For his 3rd year of attendance, Daniel will be performing Laura Kaminsky's The Great Unconformity as well as Erkki-Sven Tüür's Dedication for Cello and Piano.
The Cello Seminar at Music From Salem is a week long intensive focused on contemporary music for solo cello and cello chamber music.
The final concert of the series will take place at Hubbard Hall in Cambridge, New York! Alongside other exciting solo cello works, Daniel will be performing Sage Bond's Unearthed, Michael Begay's Four Coyotes, and the world premiere of Nick Politi's Cello Quintet: Periphery.
Violinists Amina Knapp and Max Ball, Violist Felix Veser, and Cellist Daniel Knapp come together for a performance spanning between the 14th and 20th century. Bach, Gesualdo, and Woodworks comprise a set of traditional hymns, madrigals, and folk tunes that will be paired with György Ligeti's enormous String Quartet No. 1, "Metamorphosis Nocturnes"
As a celebration of the hard work during their second year at Oberlin, Daniel and his twin sister Amina will be performing the grand culmination of their Jury repertoire alongside the world premiere of Evan Judson's new duos for Violin and Cello: "Pantomime" and "Pas de Deux."
This concert will be presented as a proud collaboration between The Musikos Collective and The Sacred Heart Chamber Music Series at Oberlin Conservatory.
Finishing off the 2022 Spring Semester, cellists from the studio of Dmitry Kouzov will be performing together at the Oberlin Cello Ensemble!
This performance will feature the premiere of two new cello ensemble works: Aaron Lieberman's Four Verses of Shenandoah and Sam Friedman's Wastelands for Cello Quintet, alongside the amazing George Crumb Cello Sonata performed by Professor Dmitry Kouzov.
Finishing off the performance will be a grand presentation on Klengel's Hymnus für 12 Celli, performed by the studio of Dmitry Kouzov.
Daniel and Amina Knapp will be performing a chamber music filled program in celebration of their 20th Birthdays! In the gorgeous Peters Hall on Oberlin Campus, this performance will feature Daniel's Quartet alongside Amina's Quartet: The Orb Quartet.
The program will feature selections from Alberto Ginastera's String Quartet No. 1, Caroline Shaw's Entr'acte, and Dvorak's American String Quartet. To finish off the performance Daniel and Amina will perform the entirety of Maurice Ravel's Sonata for Violin and Cello.
The Sacred Heart Concert Series is a Chamber Music program run through Sacred Heart Church in Oberlin OH. In this performance, Daniel will perform alongside the Orb Quartet and violinist Jake Berran to come together for a program exclusively by living composers.
Three of these composers are Oberlin students—Cashel Day-Lewis, Aaron Lieberman, and Johnum Palado—as their works explore the unique timbres of strings and the organ.
Coming out of the wave of the Delta Variant, Daniel, Amina, and David Knapp performed a program at Mount Zion Temple!
Program will include Bach's Violin Partita No. 2, an arrangement of The Danish String Quartet's Woodworks, a work for solo cello by Reena Esmail titled "Varsha", and finally, the spectacular Duo for Violin and Cello Erwin Schulhoff
Amina and I will be performing a Winter Recital to celebrate the beginning of 2021! This streamed recital will include a premiere of a new duo for Violin and Cello by Bard composer Samuel Mutter, as well as the Bach Violin Sonata No. 1, Villa Lobos String Trio, and the entire Britten Cello Suite No. 1!