London-born Daniel Rowland has had a hugely successful international career as a soloist, recitalist, chamber musician and director. He has performed as a soloist across the world, from St Petersburg to Cape Town to Lisbon, and in many venerable locations, including the Royal Albert Hall in London and the Carnegie Hall in New York. With a repertoire that includes the core classical and romantic music, Daniel is also a keen advocate of 20th and 21st century music. A passionate chamber musician, Daniel has performed with great artists and under highly prestigious conductors. In July 2007 Rowland joined the renowned, London based Brodsky String Quartet as their new first violinist. Furthermore, as well as being the founder and Artistic Director of the Stift International Music Festival, he is also professor of violin at the Royal College of Music in London and visiting professor at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama in Glasgow, giving masterclasses all over the world. His performances have been to great critical acclaim and he has won various national and international prizes, such as the ‘Brahms Prize’ from the Brahms Society in Baden.