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Daniel Gortler

Pianist

Acclaimed Israeli pianist Daniel Gortler has performed as soloist with the Houston, San Francisco, New World, Atlanta and San Francisco, Swiss Romande symphony orchestras, philharmonic orchestras of Israel, London, and working among others  with conductors such as  Zubin Mehta, Christoph Eschenbach, Michael Tilson Thomas, Valery Gergiev, Yoel Levi, Franz Welzer-Moest, Manfred Honeck, Justus Frantz, Dan Ettinger, Ilan Volkov, Steven Sloane, Mendi Rodan, Yoav Talmi, Noam Sheriff, Yuri Ahronovich, Leonid Grin ,Nir Kabaretti, Daniel Cohen and Doron Salomon. Gortler performed as soloist with all orchestras in Israel. 

Gortler has performed recitals in veneus such as Wigmore Hall, London, 

92nd street Y, NYC, Mogador, Paris and has taken part at the Houston, Jerusalem, Luzern, Schleswig-Holstein and Verbier music festivals. As an avid chamber musician he has performed with artists among - Bo Skovhus, Nikolaj Znaider, David Garrett, Itamar Zorman, Giora Schmitt, Sergey Ostrovski, Asi Matathias, Daniel Guedes, Steven Isserlis, Raz Kohn, Zvi plesser ,Sharon Rostorf-Zamir, Yael Levita ,Daniel Johannsen, Sylvia Schwarz, David Adam Moore, and is a founder member of the Tel-Aviv Schubertiade festival. 

In the USA, Daniel Gortler has recently performed recitals at the Museum of Art in Cleveland, and at Symphony Space in New York, as well at Lincoln Center, Metropolitan Museum, 92 street Y, Morgan library, Jewish Museum, NYU and Rockefeller Universities. Gortler this year is also a guest soloist with the Jupiter, Catalyst and the Shanghai Quartets.

A 1987 laureate of the Vina del Mar, and a winner of the 1991 Bremen, Munich and Geneva competitions, Gortler served as a professor for 20 years at the Tel Aviv University's Buchman-Mehta School of Music, and joined the faculty of New York University’s Steinhardt School Department of Music as guest artist in piano studies. His students have gained international prizes.  

Daniel Gortler studied the piano with Ms. Neomi Hacohen. He graduated from the Rubin Music Academy at Tel-Aviv University and the Musikhochschule in Hanover, Germany, studying in both with Prof. Arie Vardi. Gortler has made acclaimed recordings of works by Mendelssohn, Schubert, Schumann and currently he is working on a new album recording of Grieg's Lyric Pieces.

Photo by Eitan Tal