A son of a prominent musicologist, Daniel Raiskin grew up in St. Petersburg. He attended music school and later the celebrated conservatory in his native city, where he studied violin, viola and conducting.


After being Chief Conductor at the Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonie in Koblenz and at Arthur Rubinstein Philharmonic Orchestra in Lodz, Daniel Raiskin is now Principal Guest Conductor of the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra and also of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Tenerife.
Starting from Season 2018/19, he has been appointed as Music Director of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.

Press Reviews

This is one remarkable and very personal, very peaceful and pastoral performance of Mahler’s Third Symphony.
His Grasp of Brahms is Impressive
Contrary to what the record label name might suggest, these are not arrangements of Brahms’s symphonies for two pianos...
Largescale and Forceful Interpretations
Raiskin directs an able set of Brahms’s symphonies at a budget price, the three discs selling for roughly the price of...
Clearly a Musician of Sensibility
The symphonies live in Austria, Germany and Holland Readings of the four Brahms symphonies which are as musicianly and...
Editor's Pick: Raiskin - Shostakovich 4
It's good recordings like this one that provide the proof and backup needed to support a positive answer to the age old...