Born in 1976 in Valencia, Daniel Fuster began his musical studies at the age of 9 at the Escuela de Música e Interpretación de Paiporta (Spain). His oboe professor was Luis Grau. Later, he moved on to the Conservatorio Superior de Música Joaquín Rodrigo in Valencia, where he completed elementary, intermediate and advanced studies with professors Jesús Fuster and Francisco Salanova. He received awards for his excellence at the end of the elementary and intermediate programs and Honorable Mention for the End of Degree Awards.
From 1999 to 2001, he taught as a professor at Escola Profissional de Música de Viana do Castelo in Portugal.
In 2002 he moved to Leipzig, where he studied at Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Musikhochschule für Musik und Theater until 2004 with head oboe professor Christian Wetzel. As a member of the Gewandhausorchester in Leipzig, he played with conductors such as Ricardo Chailly, Herbert Blomsted, Daniel Harding and Charles Dutoit, as well as with soloists the likes of Frank-Peter Zimmerman, Leonidas Kavakos and Kim Kashkashian. He went on tours of Japan and South Korea with Gewandhausorchester and recorded for the music label Deutsche Gramophon. In Leipzig, he simultaneously collaborated with Bach Collegium Musikum and Felix Mendelssohn Kemmerorchester as oboe soloist for both ensembles.
From 2004 to 2006, he lived in Salzburg, where he completed a Magister-Studium at Mozarteum University Salzburg with professor Stefan Schilli. He has performed as a soloist in Spain, Portugal, Germany and Austria. After winning the annual competition organized by Mozarteum Salzburg, he played Concerto in D major for Oboe and Small Orchestra by Richard Strauss together with the Mozarteum orchestra in Salzburg’s Great Hall at the prestigious Salzburg Festival with great success and to critical acclaim.
During the 2007-2008 season, he was a member of the Symphonierorchester des Bayerischer Rundfunk of Munich as oboe soloist. During the 2008-2009 season, he returned to Gewandhausorchester in Leipzig.
He has also performed as oboe soloist in orchestras such as HR Radio-Sinfonieorchester Frankfurt, Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR, Symphonica Toscanini, Orquesta de Córdoba, Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla, and more.
From 2009 to 2012, we has a member of the Orquestra de la Comunidad Valenciana at Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía, led by Lorin Maazel.
During the 2012-2013 season, he was oboe soloist for Orchestra Teatro Regio Torino (an opera orchestra), conducted by Gianandrea Noseda.