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Daniel Milkis

Daniel Milkis (violin) , Russia


Grandson of legendary violinists Leonid Kogan and Elizaveta Gilels, nephew of famous conductor Pavel Kogan, Daniel Milkis was born in 1993.

He started to play the violin at the age of 6. In 2011 he graduated with honours from the Central music school of Moscow and began the education in the Moscow conservatory in the class of prof. Glezarova. In the summer of 2011 he studied course with eminent violinist, prof. Boris Belkin in the Accademia Musicale Chigiana (Sienna, Italy).

The debut of the young musician took place in 2000 in the New York City. To date, he regularly performs with recital and orchestral concerts in Moscow, Saint Petersburg and others Russian cities, as well as in Lithuania, Germany, Denmark, Italy, France, Canada and USA.

Daniel's playing style is based on natural musicality, expression, beauty of sound and sense of style. These qualities complete his artistic individuality, and highlight him out among peers.

He's hobbies include conducting, literature and art history of arts.