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New EP Out Now: Music For Ukraine

United in their support for Ukraine, Daniel Hope and pianist Alexey Botvinov recorded this EP featuring works by Ukrainian composers Valentin Silvestrov, Myroslav Skoryk and Jan Freidlin. Listen here. Everyone involved in the production donated their time and all future royalties will be donated to the Aktion Deutschland Hilft, a global relief emergency fund which…

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Daniel Hope explores his Irish roots in new TV doc “Celtic Dreams”

 Trailer: Celtic Dreams – Daniel Hope’s Hidden Irish History from Kobalt Productions GmbH on Vimeo. Celtic Dreams: Daniel Hope’s Hidden Irish History, a new TV documentary, follows violinist Daniel Hope as he gets behind the wheel to explore Ireland, Irish music and his own family roots. It was his great-grandfather, Danny McKenna, who left…

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New Album Out Now: Daniel Hope’s America

Daniel’s latest Deutsche Grammophon album America is out now! The album explores the roots and distinctive qualities of American music, with suites of songs by Gershwin, Weill, Bernstein, Ellington, Copland and more. Hope dedicates the album to his great-aunt, who, like Kurt Weill, escaped persecution in Germany and settled for the rest of her life in the…

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Daniel Hope Gives U.S. Premiere of Turnage’s Lament, and More This Fall

As Music Director of San Francisco’s New Century Chamber Orchestra, one of the world’s few conductorless ensembles, Hope embarks on three Bay Area tours this season. The first (Sep 30–Oct 3) showcases the U.S. premiere of Lament for violin and strings, a New Century co-commission from Mark-Anthony Turnage. The eminent English composer wrote the work for Hope, who gave its first performance for a Radio France broadcast…

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Daniel Hope’s New Album, Hope, Out Now

An exclusive Deutsche Grammophon artist, Hope has more than 30 albums to his name, with multiple chart-topping bestsellers, international award-winners and Grammy nominees among them. Out now, the newest addition to his discography is Hope. Recorded while under lockdown, this highly personal collection combines classical selections by composers including Dowland, Schubert, Elgar and Arvo Pärt…

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Daniel Hope and New Century Chamber Orchestra Go Boldly Into 2021

Berlin-resident, Zürich maestro, world-traveler (even in the pandemic) Daniel Hope has spent the past week in Northern California, visiting the New Century Chamber Orchestra he leads, and settling for a short while in Stanford to make music. “What an inspiring musical week this has been,” Hope writes, “filming with NCCO in the incredible Bing Concert Hall, touring the…

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