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        This page is about the Brooklyn-based composer and pianist.
        For the Chicago-based pianist, see Daniel Schlosberg (disambiguation).
    


The music of Brooklyn-based composer-pianist Daniel Schlosberg has been performed by the Dover Quartet, Minnesota Orchestra, Choir of Trinity Wall Street, Nashville Symphony, Cabrillo Festival Orchestra, and Lorelei Ensemble, at venues including Carnegie Hall, (le) poisson rouge, Royal Albert Hall, Beijing Modern Music Festival, and David Lynch’s Festival of Disruption, and has been featured in the New York Times and WNYC’s Soundcheck. Daniel has received the Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and two ASCAP Morton Gould Awards. Awards. In May 2021, Daniel’s new opera, The Extinctionist, will be presented at PS21 Chatham in advance of the world premiere by Heartbeat Opera in the spring of 2022. In the fall of 2022, he will be writing music for and performing in the premiere of Jeremy O. Harris’s A Boy’s Company Presents at Playwrights Horizons. Recent projects include the release of A Demonstration on New Amsterdam Records, Canal Songs for the Albany Symphony’s Erie Canal bicentennial, a fantasy on Twin Peaks for the Dover Quartet, and music for Shaunette Renée Wilson’s short film Foxx n Wolfe. Daniel is Co-Music Director of Heartbeat Opera, for which his re-orchestrations of classic operas have garnered national acclaim; Music Director of The Frederick R. Koch Foundation; a core member of Cantata Profana; and a rotating principal pianist of NOVUS NY. Other music directing credits include Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle at the Yale Repertory Theatre (premiering a new score by David Lang) and Once Five Years Pass (premiering his own original score) at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. As a performer, Daniel has collaborated with such luminaries as Steven Spielberg (pianist in the upcoming film West Side Story), Angel Blue, David Shifrin, Ani Kavafian, Yura Lee, and the Imani Winds. Daniel’s work has been described as “richly detailed yet delicate” by the New York Times and “witty” and “ingenious” by the Wall Street Journal. Daniel received his DMA in Composition from the Yale School of Music in 2018.