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Daisy Jopling

January 15, 2016


“daring feats of fiddling bravado” — The Washington Post

“It is exciting, as well as reassuring, to witness a young, gifted musician in the happy throes of genre-splicing, witty, creative fervor” –– Los Angeles Times

“dazzling us with her musicianship” — Independent on Sunday

Read what critics are saying...

“Brilliantly entertaining” — Evening Standard

“A lightening of the soul as the music fills the room” — What’s on Magazine

“ever more daring feats of fiddling bravado… she carried all this off with enormous good humor and a contagious engagement with the music.” — The Washington Post 

“chamber music lovers simply must not do without discovering the violin virtuosity of Daisy Jopling. Here is music that is fluid- yet mysterious, played with simplicity and utter perfection…” — San Francisco chronicle

“It is exciting, as well as reassuring, to witness a young, gifted musician in the happy throes of genre-splicing, witty, creative fervor”  — Los Angeles Times

“A lightening of the soul as the music fills the room” — What’s on Magazine

“… It is extraordinary how her technical brilliance molds together with the emotional impact of her playing. — (English translation of the critic by Roman Pletter) Passauer Neue Post

“Daisy Jopling plays classical music with the energy and
spontaneity of a rock musician. She has a lyrical intensity that seems to
reach inside you with each stroke of the bow.” Tom Morris (winner of the Best Director Tony Award in 2012 for “War Horse”)

 “….The reason for her success is because of what she embodies: virtuoso expressivity and playfulness.  The emotional directness of her expression lets the music shine” — (English Translation of the critic by Andreas Felber) Music Manualmilenium edition

“intertwining high-speed runs with virtuoso lyric playing, generating tremendous personal electricity that added to the excitement of the music.” — BY PAUL J. PELKONEN, CLASSICAL EDITOR)

“…Daisy Jopling leaps with idiomatic fervor, stylish ferocity, and one thousand percent conviction…” — EPulse! 

“Above all, she plays with amazingly athletic virtuosity and seems to have fun doing it.”  — – The Washington Post 

Daisy's Biography

Classical/rock violinist Daisy Jopling was born in London, and now lives in NY. She has toured the world with her own band, the Daisy Jopling Band and with the creative string trio “Triology”. She has recorded 7 CDS, 2 with BMG RCA Victor.

Her Solo work has included playing a concerto at the Royal Albert Hall in London at the age of 14, playing before 30,000 people at the opening of the Vienna Festival in May 2004 and 2005, and touring with her band to 23 stunning concert halls in China in 2015.

Daisy has composed music for various ensembles which has been performed in major concert halls throughout the world, and premiered her own show “The String Pulse Experience” for her Band and 200 talented children at the Paramount Hudson Valley on April 5th 2014. She is releasing an album of her own original music on May 17th 2016.

She has participated in writing the music for many films, including arranging and recording with Triology the music of Hans Zimmer in Hollywood, “Spanglish” and “The Road to El Dorado”.

Since living in NY Daisy has become passionate about music education, and invites young talent to perform in fundraisers she produces which support music education programs. (more info on the Daisy Jopling Foundation here!)

In June 2013 she premiered Tristan Schulze’s “Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and Orchestra” with the Westchester Putnam Youth Orchestra.

She has performed and toured with some of the world’s leading musicians, including Rob Evan, Joe Zawinul, Bobby McFerrin, Omara Portuondo, Julian Rachlin, Janine Jansen, Boris Grebenshikov, Shubha Mudgal and Wolfgang Muthspiel.  Daisy has performed in many of the major Festivals and concert halls throughout the world, including Carnegie Hall and the Lincoln Center in New York, the Musikverein in Vienna, the Salzburger Festspiele, and the Edinburgh International Festival in Scotland.

In NY Daisy performed at the United Nations Assembly Hall alongside Akon, Gilberto Gil, Ky-Mani Marley, Salif Keita, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Phylicia Rashad, Whoopi Goldberg and Carl Lewis. She has released her solo album “Key to the Classics” with the NYC producer Bojan Dugic.

Her tours in the 2016/17 season include Norway, Austria, Slovenia, England, China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Mexico and the US.