Pēteris Vasks is a passionate composer and Daniel Rowland shares his passion for music. How much they relate to each other has become very clear in Daniel Rowland’s new album ‘Distant Light, an all-Vasks CD. It is a sublime album which offers an overview of four of Pēteris’s most iconic works, from the large scale, dramatic Violin Concerto ‘Distant light’, and the magically dreamy meditation ‘Lonely Angel’, to his evocation of Latvian landscape and birdsong ‘Plainscapes’ and the extatic ‘Dona Nobis Pacem’.
In this mini-documentary Daniel Rowland and Pēteris Vasks tell you more….
This video was recorded and filmed in 2019.
In this trailer for his new disc to be released in September 2020, Daniel Rowland performs Pēteris Vasks’s violin concerto ‘Lonely Angel’ in the presence of the composer, recorded live at the Stiftfestival 2019.
Daniel Rowland (violin)
Stift Festival Orchestra
Daniel Rowland and Anna Fedorova perform César Franck’s Violin Sonata, live-streamed on 15 April 2020 as part of the Studio 150 Bethlehemkerk Livestream Concerts.
Daniel Rowland, David Cohen and Natacha Kudritskaya perform the third and fourth movements from Debussy’s Piano Trio, live at the Stiftfestival 2012.
Daniel Rowland, David Cohen and Natacha Kudritskaya perform Dmitri Shostakovich’s Piano Trio no. 2, op. 67, ‘to the memory of Ivan Sollertinsky’, live at the Stiftfestival 2017.