Born in Hamburg she established her career as a lyric soprano in opera houses throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland before coming to live in the UK.
Her repertoire in opera, concert work and recording spans the Baroque to contemporary composers.
Her Mozart opera roles include Pamina, and Zerlina. She has performed as Rhinemaiden in Wagner’s Ring Cycle, Agathe in Weber’s Freischütz, The Goose Girl in Königskinder by Humperdinck and Marguerite in Gounod’s Faust
Daniela is involved with the development of the Pimlott Foundation, which she established in the name of her late husband.