Born in La Canonja (Catalonia), Dani Espasa studied piano at the Conservatories of Tarragona and Barcelona, and Architecture at the UPC of Barcelona. He has worked as a composer, as a pianist and as a musical director of theatre, dance and television. He is musical director, pianist and accordion player for the singer Maria del Mar Bonet.
He has conducted the contemporary music ensemble BCN216, and he has recorded and given the premières of piano pieces by the composer Joan Albert Amargós. Since 2003 he has been collaborator pianist and harpsichordist of the Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya (OBC).
After he finished his studies in harpsichord and continuo at the ESMUC (Barcelona) with Béatrice Martin, he dedicated himself to baroque, renaissance and medieval groups, working with Le Concert des Nations, Hespèrion XXI, Mala Punica, La Hispanoflamenca, Les Sacqueboutiers and La Caravaggia.
Since 2005 he has been the conductor of the Vespres d’Arnadí baroque orchestra. He has performed in prestigious music festivals and concert halls of Europe, America and Asia. Since 2012 he has been improvisation and chamber music teacher at ESMUC.
Role: Classical Artist