”Astor Piazzolla’s “tango operita” María de Buenos Aires…received its regional premiere in a co-production by Cincinnati Opera, the chamber group concert:nova, and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra… with noted bandoneonist Ben Bogart and world/ethnic music specialist Daniel Stein on violin..guests Bogart and Stein performed with brilliance and sensitivity.” (Mary Ellyn Hutton, musicincincinnati.com)
Daniel Stein is a violinist, pedagogue and music producer specializing in historical performance practices of classical and popular musical genres. As a Tango artist, he has shared the stage with Grammy-Award winners such as Pablo Aslan, Hector del Curto, Raul Jaurena and Pablo Ziegler as well as Tony-Award winning dancers Fernanda Gui and Guillermo Merlo.
Stein has taught and coached chamber music at Indiana University (Latin American Popular Music Ensemble, Violin Virtuosi), University of Notre Dame and in international music festivals and universities in Brazil including the Festival Internacional de Piracicaba, masterclasses at Instituto Fukuda and Instituto Bacarelli. He has been a faculty member of the IU Summer String Academy since 2013.
He has served as producer for concerts, events and recordings at the Indiana University’s Latin American Music Center as well as for other projects and musicians through Daniel Stein Projects since 2009. Stein’s recordings includes Tango, Klezmer, Latin JAzz as well as Baroque and 21st C. classical music. He has released CDs in US, Brazil and Argentina. Stein holds a M.M. and D.M. from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he worked with Nelli Shkolnikova, Stanley Ritchie.
From 2014-2016 he was the Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow in Interdisciplinary Production and Performance Studies, where he served as a music producer and string coach at the University of Notre Dame. Recents CD projects include Cuarteto Tanguero’s first CD La Marca de Fuego (performer, producer and engineer), Larchmere String Quartet’s recording Stephan Krehl’s String Quartet and Clarinet Quintet (producer) for Naxos International and Canto America (performer) with Grammy Nominees Michael Spiro and Wayne Wallace for Patois Records.