Daniil Ivanov was born in 1994. In 2012 he graduated from the Middle Special School of Music of the St Petersburg Conservatory (class of Vyacheslav Baranov), and in 2017 he graduated from the Conservatory itself (class of Valery Znamensky).
Prize-winner at All-Russian and international competitions. Participant in and organiser of various concert projects featuring percussionists at the Small Hall of the Conservatory and the Jaani Kirik concert hall. Participant in Keiko Abe's International Marimba Academy KALIMA-2017 (Lausanne, Switzerland).
Joined the Mariinsky Orchestra in 2013. Performs solos in performances of Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Boyarina Morozova, Die Zauberflöte and Il barbiere di Siviglia in addition to appearing with the theatre's stage band. Participates in concert programmes held at the chamber venues of the Mariinsky II.