Born in 1988 in Slovenia, Danijel
Brecelj studies the piano at the High school of Music of Ljubljana with prof.
Siavush Gadjiev. Since 2006 he studies at the Conservatoire national
superieur de musique de Paris with prof. R. Muraro, where he obtains his
Master degree in 2011. He continues to study piano with prof. Rolf Plage at
Mozarteum in Salzburg. In 2012 he was admitted to the Academy Incontri col
maestro in Imola, in class of prof. Leonid Margarius. He takes part in several
masterclasses of J. Rouvier, P.L.Aimard, Leonid Margarius, H.K. Kammerling and
He played with the Orchestra of
Slovenian Philharmony, the Orchestra of Radio and Television of Slovenia, and
the orchestra of Groningen University. The pianist gives concerts in his home
country, France and Italy. He often plays his own works.
At age of 16, he debuted with his 1. Concerto for piano with
the orchestra of High school of music in Ljubljana. He
was invited to play at festivals such as Festival
Ljubljana, Festival Lent in Maribor, „Musique et patrimoine“ and „Jeunes
talents“ in Paris,... He recorded an audio CD for Radio
and television of Slovenia. He is also laureate of the Yamaha Foundation in
France in 2011.
Danijel Brecelj won several prizes at
competitions such as „Concours Piano de Mayenne“ in France in 2012 (2nd
prize), Concorso „Guido Alberto Fano“ in Italy in 2012 (finalist) and the
"National competition of young musicians of Slovenia" in 2004 and 2007 (1st