Daniel’s multi-media stage production The Grubstake Remix toured Canada, and presented at the Babylon Theatre in Berlin, Germany in 2018.  His short films include Homecoming Song  [2020] and  How People Got Fire [NFB, 2009].

Recent music commissions include: Border Crossing [Wind Quintet International, 2018]; Snow Falls Eventually [NAC Orchestra 2017]; Small Song for Orchestra [Toronto Symphony Orchestra, 2017] and String Quartet No. 1 [Penderecki String Quartet].

Film scores by Daniel Janke include: Mountain of Sgaana [NFB, dir. Chris Auchter. 2017]; and Subconscious Password [NFB, dir. Chris Landreth] which was short-listed for a 2014 Oscar Award in animation.

Daniel performs with violinist Mark Fewer, with his own group Winter Trioand is artistic director of Problematic Orchestra.

He is currently working on the new opera Elixir.


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