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CD release

Spring 2017

In spring 2017 a new CD will be released on the english label Prima Facie. Solo pieces by Garcia, Salles, Hauta-aho, Paus, Viken, Harrison, Alexander and Marais. Duo bass/piano by Steve Plews who is also the producer.

CD release with Hauta-Aho


A new CD on Prima Facie is being planned dedicated to Teppo Hauta-Aho. The CD will include both pieces by him and pieces written to him by among other Garcia, Salles and Heyes.

Markneukirchen International Instrumental Competition

May 4-13 2017

Styffe will be in the jury for the International solo competition, for double bass, in Markneukirchen.


Apr/May 2017

Styffe will be holding masterclasses in Helsinki in April and in Leipzig in May 2017.

Chamber concerts

Jun 5-10 2017

Dan will give a solo-recital and participate in three chamber concerts at the ISBs 2017 convention in Ithaca, US. He will play with Gabriele Ragghianti, participate in a recital dedicated to Teppo Hauta-Aho and play in Barry Green´s project "Anna´s Promise".

Voksenåsen Summer Academy

Summer 2017

Teaching at Voksenåsen Summer Academy, Oslo. Together with Rüdiger Ludwig.

International Bass Academy

Aug 13-20 2017

Dan will participate at Biarritz International Bass Academy, France. With Thierry Barbe and Gabriele Ragghianti, Gottfried Engels, Edmond Cheng and others.

Collaboration with Christian Lindberg

Feb 2 2018

World premiere for a new bass concerto by Swedish composer, conductor and trombone soloist Christian Lindberg with the Beethoven orchestra in Bonn, Germany. Lindberg conducting.

International competition Ludwigslust

Jul 22-29 2018

The 10th International Johann - Mathias - Sperger - Competition in Ludwigslust, Germany.


Selected Performances


  • 7 Aug UMBRIA

    Festival Federico Cesi
    Dan Styffe, Gabriele Ragghianti, Thierry Barbé, Giuseppe Ettorre - double bass

  • 7-13 Sep SEVILLA

    Festival International de Musica Camera Joaquin Turina

  • 2017

  • 6 Jun ITHACA

    Concert in Gabriele Ragghianti's recital
    Ithaca College, Ithaca, USA

  • 7 Jun ITHACA

    Recital with Dan Styffe
    Ithaca College, Ithaca, USA

  • 8 Jun ITHACA

    "Anna's Promise"
    Barry Greens
    Ithaca College, Ithaca, USA

  • 8 Jun ITHACA

    Concert in Teppo Hauta-Aho's recital
    Ithaca College, Ithaca, USA

  • 2018

  • 2 Feb BONN

    Concert by Christian Lindberg
    Beethoven Orchestra
    Beethoven Halle, Bonn, Germany