Nicholas Daniel with Nigel Kennedy and the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, Barbican, 14 November 2023

The violinist Nigel Kennedy and oboist Nicholas Daniel were a virtuosic duo at the Barbican.

‘the dazzling musicianship of Nicholas Daniel, who tackled the oboe part […] with the pungent character, wit and flair associated only with the very top oboe players in the world.’

The Times

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‘[Kennedy] was beautifully partnered in the concerto for violin and oboe by oboist Nicholas Daniel whose dynamic scale is also a wonder to behold. The two of them, both playing from memory – Kennedy in his T-shirt and a colourfully costumed Daniel – presented magical lyrical dialogues on their instruments as well as mind-blowing virtuosity in the service of profound music making.’


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