Spanish clarinettist Daniel Broncano is rapidly emerging as an exciting young soloist and recitalist. He has recently been the recipient of numerous awards and prizes: Making Music Award for Young Concert Artists, RCM Clarinet Prize, the Madrid Youth Orchestra Soloists´Competition, the Clarinet and Saxophone British Society Competition and the Trinity Soloists´Competition amongst others. Daniel´s recent performances as a soloist include concertos by Stanford, Nielsen, Weber and Mozart. He has also recorded the Copland Clarinet Concerto for BBC3 and has appeared as a soloist at the Aberystwyth Music Festival 2011 with the Orion Symphony Orchestra performing Spohr´s 4th Clarinet Concerto. As a passionate contemporary music performer he has given the world première of Jekyll´s Confession for solo clarinet by Jesús Aranda and Simone Spagnolo´s opera It makes no difference for singers, clarinet and ensemble. As a recitalist, Daniel has performed extensively in the UK, Spain and Germany and has appeared in major venues such as Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, St Martin in the Fields and St James´s Piccadilly in London, Leeds Chamber Series, Teatros del Canal in Madrid and in many music societies across the UK. Recently he debuted in the coveted Dame Myra Hess Memorial series in Chicago and collaborated with the Navarra String Quartet, Allegri String Quartet and Melvyn Tan.
Daniel was born in Madrid in 1986 and studied in Royal Conservatoire Madrid and in Paris with Nicolas Baldeyrou. Established in London in 2009, he completed a Masters´Course at Trinity Laban studying clarinet with Joan Enric Lluna and Michael Whight and has attained an Artist Diploma at the Royal College of Music thanks to a full Ibercaja/Mackerras Scholarship. He has been a member of Southbank Sinfonia and has appeared with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philarmonic Concert Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, Orquesta Nacional de España, Colin Currie Group, Chroma Ensemble (recording for Harmonia Mundi), Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid, Sound Collective and the Chipping Campden Festival Academy Orchestra. He has been a member of the Madrid Youth Orchestra, The Dutch National Youth orchestra, London Sinfonietta Academy and Young Musicians’ Symphony Orchestra. He currently teaches at the Royal College of Music Junior Department. Daniel is the founder and director of Musica en Segura, an international music festival in Segura de la Sierra (Spain), and WAVELENGTH in Leiden