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Daniel Hope Leads Bay Area Tour with New Century Chamber Orchestra

For their second set of concerts in the season, Daniel Hope and New Century present a selection of music from iconic films (Jan 19–22). Repertoire includes Bernard Herrmann’s music from Hitchcock’s Vertigo and selected film music by Ennio Morricone, both arranged by Paul Bateman; Gershwin’s American in Paris arranged by Clarice Assad; and the Double…

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Christmas@Home 2022: holiday TV show featuring Sting

A protégé of Yehudi Menuhin, Daniel Hope spent much of his childhood in the older violinist’s home, where he first met Sting, the iconic musician whose honors include 17 Grammy Awards, five Emmys, four BRITs, three Oscar nominations and a Golden Globe. Hope explains: “Sting is a phenomenal musician. I’ve known him since I was…

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Out This Week: Daniel Hope and Alex Botvinov release Silvestrov Album on DG

Daniel Hope has been collaborating for eight years with Ukrainian pianist Alexey Botvinov, who serves as Artistic Director of the Odessa Classics Festival, and released an album of the music of Alfred Schnittke with the pianist last fall. For the 2020 festival in Odessa, they had the idea of commissioning a work from Ukrainian composer…

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Daniel Hope’s 22-23 sees Silvstrov Album, Anniversary Concerts, & Much More

(September 2022)—On September 30, violinist Daniel Hope, lauded by San Francisco Classical Voice as a “master violinist and ‘musical activist’ in perpetual motion,” follows up his Music for Ukraine EP, released this past spring, with a full-length album on Deutsche Grammophon of the music of Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov. Recorded with Ukrainian pianist Alexey Botvinov,…

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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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