British violinist Daniel Hope has toured the world as a virtuoso soloist for many years, and as the youngest ever member of the Beaux Arts Trio during its last six seasons. He is renowned for his musical versatility and creativity and for his dedication to humanitarian causes. Hope performs as soloist with the world's major orchestras and conductors, directs many ensembles from the violin, and plays chamber music in a wide variety of traditional and new venues. Born in South Africa and raised and educated in England, he earned degrees at the Royal Academy of Music, where he studied with renowned Russian pedagogue Zakhar Bron. His long artistic partnership with Sir Yehudi Menuhin consisted of over 60 concerts, including Menuhin's final appearance in 1999.