Daniel Grossmann is the founder, artistic director and conductor of the Jewish Chamber Orchestra Munich. Since its founding in 2005 as Orchestra Jakobsplatz Munich (OJM), he has led the ensemble to become an internationally respected, professional orchestra with high musical standards. He has guided the orchestra to its unique profile in Munich’s multi-faceted cultural life.
As recognition for his tireless work, Daniel Grossmann was awarded the “Pro meritis scientiae et litterarum” prize by the Bavarian Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts in 2012.
Daniel Grossmann was born in 1978 in Munich to a Jewish-Hungarian family. Daniel Grossmann began his conducting studies in Munich with Hans-Rudolf Zöbeley; he then studied at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City with Scott Bergeson and at the Franz Liszt Music Academy in Budapest with Ervin Lukács.
In addition to his performances with the Jewish Chamber Orchestra Munich, Daniel Grossmann is a welcome guest with the baroque ensemble Capella Savaria, The Hungarian Philharmonie Debrecen, the Georgian Chamber Orchestra Ingolstadt, the Failoni Chamber Orchestra and chamber concerts of the Bavarian State Orchestra. His extensive discography includes works by Viktor Ullmann, Paul Ben-Haim, John Cage, Marc Neikrug and Iannis Xenakis; he has also recorded Beethoven’s Third Symphony.