Award-winning pianist Daniel de Borah shares why he’s embracing the camaraderie of chamber performance.
Daniel de Borah is a bit of a rarity amongst pianists. In contrast to many of his ivory-tinkling colleagues, he shares the often solitary life of a concert soloist with something a little more social: chamber music.
Fast becoming one of the country’s most sought after exponents of ensemble performance, 2015 has featured a particularly impressive resumé of chamber achievements including superb appearances at the Musica Viva Festival in Sydney and the Canberra International Music Festival. Earlier this year he was announced as the newest member of the Australia Piano Quartet, the dynamic, young powerhouse ensemble of vibrant and compelling chamber music excellence who off the back of a hugely successful European tour, including performances at London’s renowned Barbican Centre, played to a national Australian television audience at the 2015 Helpmann Awards in July.
Next month de Borah will be appearing with another Australian chamber music success story, the Omega Ensemble, who under the Artistic Direction of founder David Rowden have established an iron-clad reputation for savvy programming and polished execution. Limelightonline editor Maxim Booncaught up with the pianist ahead of his engagement with...