Daniil Protsyuk was born in 1973 in Leningrad. In 1996 he graduated from the Piano Faculty of the Rimsky-Korsakov St Petersburg State Conservatory, in 1999 he completed a trainee assistantship under the artistic direction of Nina Oksentian and in 2001 he completed a postgraduate study at the conservatory under Ivan Fedoseyev. In 1994–1995 Daniil Protsyuk trained at the Evangelische Hochschule für Kirchenmusik Halle (Germany) under Johannes Schäfer, Volker Bräutigam and Klaus Eichhorn. In 1999–2000 he trained at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg under Pieter van Dijk.
Prize-winner at the International Youth Music Competition Hopes, Talents, Masters in Dobrich (Bulgaria, 1996; 2nd prize).
Has taken part in masterclasses conducted by Zsigmond Szathmáry, Lionel Rogg, Petr Eben, Hans Haselboeck, Wolfgang Stockmayer, Rudolf Heinemann, Andreas Liebig, Bernard Haas, Kurt Lueders, Hans Davidsson, Eberhard Lauer, David Sanger, Amadeus Webersinke, Uwe-Karsten Gross, Wolfgang Zerer, Pieter van Dijk and Jacques van Oortmerssen.
From the age of eighteen Daniil Protsyuk has frequently performed on tour, appearing in Russia, the USA and Europe.
He has recorded albums Bach, Liszt, Karg-Elert, Schoenberg, Eben. The Organ Works (1997), The Art of the Fugue, BWV 1080 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1998) and The Organ Music of the Late Romantics (works by Reger and Dupré) (1999).
Has written the books The Art of Organ Performance (1997) and Organ Technique and Performance Culture (2004). Has been the research editor of a series of publications about the organ music of Bach.
Information for October 2020