Daniela Liebman was born in Guadalajara, Mexico on June 14th, 2002. Daniela began piano study at the age of five, and has the distinction of being the youngest soloist in the history of Mexico to appear with a professional orchestra, when she debuted at eight years old playing Mozart’s 8th piano concerto with the Aguascalientes Symphony. Since then, Daniela has played over twenty five times with a dozen orchestras on four continents. Some of these orchestras are: The Jalisco Symphony, Fladamex Symphony, Michoacan Symphony, The Zapopan Symphony, The Orchestra Sinfonia de Sinaloa, The Mexico City Philharmonic, (Mexico) The Rachmaninov Orchestra of the Kremlin, (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan) The Orlando Philharmonic, (USA) Ontario Philharmonic, (Canada) and the Radio Filarmonia of Lima (Peru).
In 2013, Daniela made her debut in Mexico’s prestigious Palacio de Bellas Artes, playing on two different occasions with the Orquesta de Camera de Bellas Artes. In the same year, Daniela made her Carnegie Hall debut as soloist with the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, on the Perelman stage/Stern auditorium, playing Shostakovich’s piano concerto no.2. Daniela has given solo recitals at Festival Cervantino, (Guanajuato, Mexico) in Cordoba, (Argentina) Valparaiso (Chile) and at the Kennedy Center, Harriman-Jewel Series, Ravinia Festival, and the Kravis Center for Performing Arts. (USA) In competitions, Daniela won first prize at “Night in Madrid” (Madrid, 2011) “The Russian International Piano Competition,” (San Jose, 2012) and was chosen to participate in Lang Lang’s “Junior Music Camp.” (Munich, 2013) In 2014 Daniela won the coveted “Nacional Premio de Juventud” (Mexico).
Upcoming solo recitals in the 2016/2017 season include the “Young Artist Series,” (Sarasota, 10/23&24) The “Tri-C Series,” (Cleveland Museum of Modern Art, 11/20) and a return to the “Ravinia Festival,” in Chicago, on 5/13/2017. (Bennett Gordon Hall)
Future concerto engagements are with the “Sinfonia Nacional de Colombia,” (Bogota, Colombia) “San Angelo Symphony,” (Texas) “Boca Raton Festival of the Arts Orchestra,” (Florida) “Guatemala City Orchestra,” (Guatemala) and a second appearance as soloist with the “Orlando Philharmonic,” on September 9th, 2017.
In 2016, Daniela named “One of the Forty Most Creative Mexicans in the World,” by Forbes Magazine. Over the years Daniela has had master classes with; Antonio Pompa Baldi, Paul Bakura-Skoda, Yohoved Kaplinsky, Tamas Ungar, Federico Osorio, Arie Vardi, John Perry, Alexander Korsantia, Joseph Kalichstein, Mikhail Voskresensky, Paulina Dokovska, Eugen Indjic, Dina Yoffe, Vadim Monastyrski, Andrej Jasinski, Eduardo Delgado, Frank Levy, Boris Berman, and Baruch Meir.
Daniela studies full time with Dr. Tamas Ungar, in Fort Worth, Texas. When not practicing, Daniela enjoys Art Films,exploringnewplacesonbicycle, reading horror books, chess, exotic cuisine, and surfing. Daniela is a citizen of both Mexico and the United States.