There’s a new kid on the bridge

There’s a new kid on the bridge


norman lebrecht

June 15, 2018

From the Lebrecht Album of the Week:

Averse as I am to teenage prodigies, I heard Daniel Lozakovich in a Berlin nightclub this week and had no doubt from the first touch of bow on string that he is the genuine article. Sixteen years old, raised in Stockholm by Kazak-Russian parents, he gives the impression of belonging nowhere but some deep place inside himself. Fresh from a sleepless night on a bench in Tokyo airport where his flight had been cancelled, he draws energy — as the great ones do — from an audience. No-one breathed on the dance-floor during his Bach Partita.

His DG debut recording is…

Read on here.

And here.


  • Barry Guerrero says:

    Maybe he could collaborate with Sonny Rollins on that bridge.

    Seriously, this is interesting. He talks about ‘wood shedding’ on the bridge at the one minute mark.

  • Thomasina says:

    …In Berlin, a minor can play at night club?

  • Alvaro says:

    Would you care the sponsors for this blog and anyone from whom you receive alimonies? Might explain many things around here.

  • John Borstlap says:

    Good to hear that musical talent is regularly distributed among generations.

    But the picture in the background raises a symbolic warning.

  • Mark J Henriksen says:

    A special violinist.

    • Robert Roy says:

      I’ve been thinking of buying this cd for a while now but, after 40 years of collecting, I have a LOT OF cds of the Bach Violin Concertos. Is it worth buying yet another?

      Mind you, I’d really like to hear his Chaconne- always a tremendous test of a violinist.