Daniel Heide, from Weimar, is one of the most sought-after accompanists and chamber music musicians of his generation, appearing regularly at venues including the Vienne, Berlin and Dortmund concert halls, London's Wigmore Hall, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Philharmonie in Paris, Teatro Zarzuela in Madrid, the Schubertiade in Schwarzenberg / Hohenems and Spain's Vilabertran, the Heidelberg Frühling (spring festival) and Oxford Lieder Festival. Regular partners include Andrè Schuen, Christoph Prégardien and Simone Kermes and he has appeared in recital with singers including Anne Schwanewilms, Regula Mühlemann, Roman Trekel, Christina Landshamer, Dietrich Henschel, Hanno Müller-Brachmann and Luca Pisaroni. He loves working on Melodramas with speakers and actors including Christian Brückner, Udo Samel, Thomas Thieme, Markus Meyer and Hanns Zischler. He worked closely with the German / Greek mezzo-soprano Stella Doufexis for many years: their CD Poemes, of Lieder by Debussy, won the German Recording Critics' prize. He appears in concert with musicians including Sabine Meyer, Tabea Zimmermann, Antje Weithaas, Jens Peter Maintz and Danjulo Ishizaka. He is the founder and artistic director of the concert series »Der lyrische Salon – recitals at Schloss Ettersburg«. His first CD, of Lieder by Schumann, Wolf and Frank Martin with Andrè Schuen (released by AVI), won a 2016 ECHO Klassikpreis in the category »Best Up and Coming Singer«. Their latest CD - Wanderer - with Schubert Lieder won an Opus-Klassik prize in 2019, the same year the first installment of all Lieder by Liszt was released.