Daniel Thorell, born in Sweden in 1997, began playing the cello at the age of five. He is currently studying with Torleif Thedéen at the Norwegian Academy of Music and participating in Gauthier Capuçon’s Classe d’Excellence de Violoncelle. He has also attended masterclasses with Jens-Peter Maintz, Danjulo Ishizaka, Maria Kliegel, Claudio Bohorquez and Antonio Meneses.
Daniel has won prizes at national and international competitions such as the Rovere D’oro, the 54th Markneukirchen International Cello Competition and the Janigro Cello Competition. He holds scholarships including the SWEA International Scholarship and a Royal Swedish Academy of Music scholarship.
He has played with the Swedish Symphony Orchestra, Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and at various festivals in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany and Poland.
Daniel plays an L. Bisiach cello on loan from the Järnåker Foundation.