ABOUT

Daniel Seminara, is a guitarist and an ancient music specialist of the lute currently resident in Hanover (DE). He has an intense artistic activity as performer both as solo and as ensemble player which led him to play all around Europe.

As a soloist Daniel Seminara performed extensively on the guitar and on the lute, spacing through early music and contemporary performance. His collaborations space between orchestras such as Brandenburger Symphoniker and the Bremen Chamber Orchestra. He performed in the Berliner Konzerthaus, at the Triennale Milano and the Fondazione Cini Venice, Schauspielhaus Hannover, Staatstheater Görlitz.

Daniel Seminara studied classical guitar at the Conservatorio Cantelli in Novara (IT) at the University of Music, Drama und Media Hanover (Prof. Frank Bungarten),
lute and basso continuo at the Hochschule für Künste in Bremen (Prof. Joachim Held).

Experimenting the language of the guitar led him to work in the improvised and performative music. Daniel Seminara has been since 2015 guitarist and lutenist of the avantgarde Asambura-Ensemble. The Ensemble is dedicated to the performance of contemporary music and has a specific focus on intercultural themes. In 2020 the Ensemble released the CD Fremd bin ich eingezogen, a new interpretation of Schubert’s Winterreise, which was selected from BR Klassik as Cd of the month December 2020.

Daniel Seminara is also lutenist by the Ensemble Filum. With the Ensemble Filum he has been developing innovative programs that present the music of the Renaissance and Baroque in a contemporary way. Historically informed performance practice is the musical basis for formats that rely on participation, community and closeness and tie in with the current reality of the audience.

Daniel Seminara is an Open Strings Berlin artist.