Born in Vienna, Daniel Froschauer attended the Julliard School of Music where he was a student of Dorothy DeLay and Masao Kawasaki. He completed his studies with Pinchas Zuckerman and with Alfred Staar and Alfred Altenburger in Vienna. He was a prizewinner of the Concours International Pierre Lantier in Paris in 1997. In 1993, he made his recital debut in the Brahmssaal of the Wiener Musikverein. Since 1998, he has been a first violinist in the Wiener Philharmoniker as well as in the Wiener Staatsoper, and since 2004 he has held the position of section leader. This is his fourth appearance at PMF since 2013.