The German-born American pianist, Daniel Blumenthal, had his first music studies at age 5 in Paris, and throughout his childhood he exhibited unusual keyboard talent. Later on he enrolled at American University in Washington, DC, then continued studies at the University of Michigan, where he received his Bachelor of Music. He received his Master of Music degree and Doctor of Musical Arts from the Juilliard School of Music in New York.
Daniel Blumenthal won a string of important competitions: the Sydney International Piano Competition, The Leeds (both in 1981), the Geneva International Music Competition, the Busoni Competition (both 1982), and the Queen Elizabeth (1983).
Thereafter, Daniel Blumenthal played with world's finest orchestras and in some of the most distinguished concert halls. He enjoys an international reputation as soloist, concert musician and chamber musician. He has played concerts at Carnegie Hall New York, Concertgebouw at Amsterdam, among others. Daniel Blumenthal's discography includes over 80 recordings for numerous labels.
Daniel Blumenthal is Professor at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Brussels, and of the Thy Masterclass Chamber Music Festival in Denmark. In 1995 he was on the jury of the Queen Elisabeth Competition for Piano. He is an honorary member and musical advisor of Icons of Europe, Brussels.