Daniel Pezzotti
 
Daniel Pezzotti - Daniel Pezzotti, known as one of Europe's most creative cellists, was born in 1962 in Zurich (Switzerland) and began his musical studies at the age of five. Completing his studies with Professor Claude Starck in 1981, he graduated „summa cum laude" from the Zurich Music Conservatory.
Since then, Pezzotti has built up a brilliant career as a soloist and as a member of various chamber music and jazz ensembles.  Chamber music concerts have led him throughout Europe, Asia, USA, Canada and South America. Mr. Pezzotti has also participated in many international music festivals such as: „Warschauer Herbst" (Poland), „Int. Festival Cervantino" (Mexico), „Zürcher Junifestwochen" (Switzerland), "Santander Int. Music Festival" (Spain) „Performing Arts Festival of Ouro Preto" , „International Music Festival of Rio de Janeiro's Federal University - UFRJ" (Brazil) and the New Directions Cellofestival in NY (USA).
Daniel Pezzotti has recorded over 100 CDs for the labels EMI/BlueNote, BMG Ariola, Decca, Koch Schwann, Enja, ACT Music, TCB, DIVOX, Colomba, Arte Nova and Leblon Records.