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    Daniel Janca is a versatile young musician playing percussion, timpani and drums in a wide array of genres from classical to contemporary across jazz and popular music.

    As an engaged chamber musician he collaborated with leading composers Steve Reich, David Lang and Péter Eötvös, superior musicians György Vukán, Sergei Nakariakov, Jeroen Berwaerts, Tamás Pálfalvi, Alina Pogostkina and Michael Burritt in addition to ensembles including the Amadinda Percussion Group, Ju Percussion Group and the PASIC All-Star International Percussion Ensemble.

    In symphony orchestras he played under conductor Iván Fischer in the Budapest Festival Orchestra and Zoltán Kocsis in the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra and with José Carreras, Miklós Perényi, Kristóf Baráti, Kálmán Oláh, Joshua Redman, Ian Gillan and Michel Legrand in several other professional orchestras. He is percussionist and assistant timpanist of the Dohnányi Orchestra Budafok since 2013.
    Venues of these performances included Carnegie Hall (New York), Liszt Academy (Budapest), Konzerthaus (Vienna), Stadtcasino (Basel), Stefaniensaal (Graz), Alte Oper (Frankfurt), Hungarian State Opera (Budapest), Lisinski Hall (Zagreb), National Center for Performing Arts (Beijing) and the world’s premier percussion festival, the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) in San Antonio, TX, USA.

    Daniel won 1. prize at the Italy Percussive Arts Society International Percussion Competition's Timpani Category in Fermo, Italy, 2012, and 2. prize at the Hungarian National Percussion Competition in Budapest, 2009. He was nominated for the Gundel Award in 2014 and received several scholarships since 2011 by MOL & New Europe Foundation, Bank of China, Liszt Academy of Music (Budapest) and the Avedis Zildjian Company PASIC 2015 Scholarship.

    He is a graduate of the Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest, Hungary, where he studied classical percussion with Zoltán Rácz and Szabolcs Joó. He took drum masterclasses with legendary Steve Gadd & Horacio Hernandez & John Riley at Croatia Drum Camp, percussion with New York Philharmonic's Principal Percussionist Christopher Lamb & Vadim Karpinos & She-e Wu at Northwestern University’s Percussion Symposium (Evanston, IL, USA) in addition to Dave Weckl, Gergo Borlai, Gordon Stout, Marc Damoulakis and Pedro Carneiro.
    2016

    Budapest Festival Orchestra
    Palace of Arts | Budapest, Hungary
    September 23, 24, 26

    Dohnányi Orchestra Budafok
    Budapest, Hungary
    September 30

    MOL & New Europe Foundation
    Millenáris Park | Budapest, Hungary
    October 1

    Lakatos György | Children’s concert
    Budapest Music Center
    October 2

    Budapest Festival Orchestra
    NCPA | Beijing, China
    October 6

    Budapest Festival Orchestra | Chamber Music
    Cserdi, Hungary
    October 15

    Orfeo Orchestra
    Tarnow, Poland
    October 19

    Dohnányi Orchestra Budafok
    Budapest, Hungary
    October 22

    Tamás Pálfalvi & Jeroen Berwaerts
    Liszt Academy | Budapest, Hungary
    October 26

    Dohnányi Orchestra Budafok
    Budapest, Hungary
    October 28

    Dohnányi Orchestra Budafok
    Palace of Arts | Budapest, Hungary
    October 31

    Dés László - The Hanged
    Hungarian National Gallery | Budapest, Hungary

    November 4


    Dohnányi Orchestra Budafok
    Liszt Academy | Budapest, Hungary
    November 5

    Ian Gillan
    Budapest Arena | Budapest, Hungary

    November 8

    Dohnányi Orchestra Budafok
    Palace of Arts | Budapest, Hungary
    November 12, 13

    Danubia Orchestra
    La Maison de la Radio France | Paris, France
    November 15

    Dohnányi Orchestra Budafok | Chamber Orchestra
    Budapest, Hungary
    November 19

    Gigi Radics & Lisa Gerrard & Havasi
    Wiener Stadthalle | Vienna, Austria
    November 26

    Dohnányi Orchestra Budafok
    Palace of Arts | Budapest, Hungary
    November 28

    Dohnányi Orchestra Budafok
    Budapest Congress Center | Budapest, Hungary
    November 30

    Dohnányi Orchestra Budafok & Academy of Drama and Film
    Palace of Arts | Budapest, Hungary

    December 4


    Leona Lewis & Havasi & Dohnányi Orchestra Budafok
    Budapest Arena | Budapest, Hungary
    December 10

    Dohnányi Orchestra Budafok
    Liszt Academy | Budapest, Hungary
    December 18

    Budapest Operetta Theatre Orchestra
    Teatro Nuovo Giovanni da Udine | Udine, Italy
    December 31
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