Daniel Domb's outstanding achievements as soloist, principal cellist and teacher have earned him a respected place in the musical world. Solo appearances have included the Chicago Symphony under Ozawa, The Boston Pops under Feidler, the NY Philharmonic under Bernstein as well as recitals in Carnegie Hall, Town Hall, Wigmore Hall and the Concertgebouw.
Daniel's most recent project is his cello and guitar duo with his wife Carey. They have just released their third CD, Il Sole Italiano, an album of Italian songs. Their previous CDs are Apollo and its sequel, Odyssey, both collections of popular pieces from all genres transcribed for cello and guitar. In October, he also released the Kodaly Sonata for Solo Cello paired with Negro spirituals. Daniel's previous CDs include the the first Canadian release of the complete Bach Suites for Solo Cello ; Duo , with violinist Carol Sindell; Classics for Kids ; Meditations , with harpist Judy Loman. He was given the award as "Best Broadcast of a Solo Artist" by the Canadian Music Council.
"Mr. Domb possesses an arsenal of technic and a passionate intensity.''
THE NEW YORK TIMES
"Full-blooded cellist with fantastic agility."
THE LONDON TIMES
Domb began his studies at the aage of 11 with Paul Tortelier in Israel and Paris. Within a few months of moving to New York at the age of 15, he was chosen by Leonard Bernstein to appear with the NY Philharmonic. The following years were spent studying with Leonard Rose at Juilliard, earning a Diploma, Bachelor of Music and Master of Science.
At the age of 21 he became a professor at the Oberlin Conservatory. After further studies with Gregor Piatigorsky, Domb became acting principal cellist of the Cleveland Orchestra, and a few years later (in 1974), came to the Toronto Symphony as principal cellist. He is adjunct-professor at the University of Toronto, and is on the faculty of the Orford Festival in Quebec for two weeks every summer.
Daniel Domb recorded the first Canadian release of the compete Bach Suites for Solo Cello (Mastersound), and many other recordings. He was awarded "Best Brodcast of a Solo Artist" by the Canadian Music Council.
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