Karol Rathaus Piano Concerto with the Poznan Philharmonic Daniel Wnukowski’s live performance of the Karol Rathaus Piano Concerto with the Poznan Philharmonic, May 17, 2019 The concert was recorded in its entirety by Deutschlandfunk Kultur Radio and is available online here. This web page has links to individual interviews taken between the performances or you […]
He didn’t simply play. He engaged.
Toronto Star 2019
Violinist Daniel Hope and pianist Daniel Wnukowski join rapturously together in a glowingly recorded collection guaranteed to keep your index finger returning to the repeat button.
International Record Review 2016
A virtuoso pianist...Wnukowski plays with sympathetic understanding
Limelight Magazine (July 2019)
These technically demanding works are played to the hilt by the Polish-Canadian Daniel Wnukowski.
American Record Guide (June 2019)
At his Toronto concert, Wnukowski performed mazurkas by Jewish composers for an ecstatic audience.
Canadian Jewish News (November 2018)
With virtuoso brilliance, Daniel Wnukowski captivates as a soloist.
The New Listener (December 2017)
The dashing pianist, Daniel Wnukowski, launches upon a jaunty atonal string of notes, only to swerve into virtuosic pomposities recalling an earlier age […] and the performances do [the composer] proud.
Sunday Times (March 2018)
A fierce inner conviction and sense of discovery […] mandatory listening for anyone with a serious interest in early 20th-century music.
Fanfare Magazine (September 2018)
Read the review: http://newyorkclassicalreview.com/2019/05/pianist-wnukowski-revives-music-of-a-neglected-compatriot-in-impressive-carnegie-debut/ PRESENTED BY THE OREL FOUNDATION Polish-Canadian pianist Daniel Wnukowski makes his Carnegie Hall debut showcasing the work of Karol Rathaus, a Polish exiled composer who settled in New York soon after his works were banned by the Nazis.
Karol Rathaus (1895–1954), born on the eastern fringes of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, was one of the myriad Jewish composers who had to abandon a successful career in Europe, where he wrote for stage, screen and concert hall, and flee to the USA;
A new video has been released from a live concert at the New Classical FM featuring a savoury selection of Mazurkas by Frederic Chopin among other works. Performance date: November 30, 2018
Daniel Wnukowski takes part in the Karol Rathaus Festival organized by the Aaron Copland School of Music of Queens College, CUNY.
Daniel Wnukowski is Featured in Canadian Jewish News today Ruth Schweitzer profiles Daniel for Canadian Jewish News.
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Daniel Wnukowski named artistic director of the Collingwood Summer Music Festival! The Collingwood Summer Music Festival showcases music performances of the highest calibre catering to a wide variety of audiences
Between 1994 and 2004 the original Piano Six, founded by Janina Fialkowska, performed in small communities throughout Canada’s most remote regions. Piano Six “New Generation”, founded by Daniel Wnukowski, is a collective of six internationally-acclaimed Canadian concert pianists
In “Conversations with Chopin”, Daniel Wnukowski presents a unique glimpse into the world of Mazurkas tracing their origins from the 19th century to the many interesting developments that took place during the 20th century interwar period.